EnergyNet Staff

The EnergyNet Business team has successfully marketed 200,000+ properties across the nation for 7,000+ sellers since the company was founded in 1999. EnergyNet is headquartered in Amarillo, Texas and has Business Development Representatives in Amarillo, Midland, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Denver, Colorado.

EnergyNet's founders have a proven track record of success in acquisition, divestiture, exploration and production, producing well operations, drilling, geological, engineering and land management of more than 30 years. EnergyNet's experienced Business Development professionals work in concert with our seasoned land, technical, accounting, marketing and customer service personnel to bring clients service second to none. EnergyNet provides clients with the largest most efficient and cost effective marketplace for acquisitions and divestitures which exists today.

While we have demonstrated that we are a leader in technology, data management and innovation, our employees are what places EnergyNet in a class by itself. I have never had the privilege of being part of a team that can accomplish more in a shorter time with less wasted motion. Team EnergyNet is made up of winners.

William W. Britain, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder
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Bill Britain

Bill Britain

Executive Chairman

William Britain co-founded EnergyNet in 1999 and now serves as Executive Chairman.

He has more than 30 years of experience in a number of areas of the oil and gas business including E&P, A&D, drilling, large lease plays and EOR.

EnergyNet has been the broker for the purchase and sale of over 50,000 oil and gas properties working on behalf of 5,000 sellers and 20,000 bidders across the United States. EnergyNet is the most active oil and gas property marketplace serving the industry, as well as state and federal government clients. The first ever, real-time, online oil and gas property auction was conducted by EnergyNet in February 2000. EnergyNet has executed over $3B of oil and gas property transactions under his leadership.

In 1987 Mr. Britain co-founded J-Brex Company, which remains an active oil and gas explorer, operator and producer in the Mid-Continent. He served as Vice-President and Land Manager from 1987 to 1999. Mr. Britain is a member of the Independent Producers Association of America, Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners Association, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, California Independent Petroleum Association, American Association of Petroleum Landmen, the Illinois Oil and Gas Association, Panhandle Association of Petroleum Landmen and Dallas ADAM Energy Forum.

Mr. Britain has had numerous articles published in the Oil and Gas Investor.

Mr. Britain holds FINRA Series 63, 22 and 39 securities licenses and is a licensed Texas auctioneer.

Mr. Britain, an Amarillo, Texas native, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1972 and served 5 years in the United States Army Infantry.

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Chris Atherton

Chris Atherton

Chief Executive Officer and President

Chris Atherton is the Chief Executive Officer and President of EnergyNet, LLC, a technology-enabled upstream oil and gas asset acquisition and divestiture platform specializing in auction sales, sealed bid transactions, and government lease sales. He offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Chris has been part of the EnergyNet team since 2002. He has been actively involved as the firm has completed over $7B in transactions including sell-side mandates from thousands of Exploration and Production clients. Chris leads a multi-disciplinary team of 50 professionals specializing in engineering, geology, land, technical, business development, marketing, IT, and administration. Chris has 20 years of experience in the energy industry. He graduated from Texas State in San Marcos with a business management and marketing degree. Prior to EnergyNet, Chris worked at the Enron Corporation in Houston, Texas.

He recently served as the Chairman of the Wildcatter's Host Committee for the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers and served as the Chairman for the SPE-Gulf Coast Section Business Development Study Group for three years. Chris is also an active member of the IPAA, Texas Energy Alliance, ADAM Houston, ADAM Permian, and Houston Producer's Forum.

Chris holds FINRA Series 63, 22, and 39 licenses.

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John Laur

John Laur

Chief Technology Officer

John, an Amarillo, TX native, joined EnergyNet shortly after the company's founding in 1999 and has served in technology leadership positions within the company since that time. Today he oversees EnergyNet's technology planning, development, implementation, and security.

His previous experience at EnergyNet has included direct roles in systems architecture, software engineering, systems operations and network management. External to EnergyNet, he has been involved in a number of diverse fields including manufacturing, graphic design, broadcasting, publishing, wireless networking, audio engineering, and embedded systems design.

John has been instrumental in EnergyNet's software, architectural, and technical policy developments through the years and enjoys the challenge of keeping EnergyNet at the forefront of an evolving industry.

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Wildon Woolley

Wildon Woolley

Chief Operating Officer

Wildon, EnergyNet's Chief Operating Officer, joined the team in May 2010, bringing with him experience in accounting, finance, and statistics. Wildon has a varied work background, with time spent in law enforcement, academics, and the horseracing industry. After earning a B.S. in Economics from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Wildon spent a year at the University of New Mexico Economics PhD program. He returned to WTAMU to complete the hours required for the Master of Science in Finance and Economics and the accounting hours to sit for the CPA Exam.

Mr. Woolley holds FINRA Series 63, 22, 27 & 99 licenses.

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Denna Arias

Denna Arias

VP of Corporate Development

Denna joined EnergyNet in 2017 to work with the Business Development team. In January 2020, she took on the role of Vice President of Corporate Development. In this role, Denna is the liaison between the nationwide business development team and EnergyNet's technical team (petroleum engineers, geologists, financial and GIS analysts) to accelerate EnergyNet's strategic initiatives and align company resources to deliver superior results for client success. Denna offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Prior to joining EnergyNet, she also served as Vice President of Business Development, Business Development Manager and Transaction Manager from 2000-2017 at an oil and gas brokerage firm where she was personally involved with the transaction team closing over $10 Billion in asset sales. She began her career in E&P working with Engineering, Land & Finance at Swift Energy Company (Silverbow Resources, Inc.) and DDD Energy, a division of Seitel Inc.

Denna holds a BBA in Business Management from LeTourneau University, and a Petroleum Land Management Certification from University of Houston Energy Management.

She is a member of American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), HAPL, IPAA, HPF, and TIPRO.

Denna holds FINRA Series 63 and 22 licenses.

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Ethan D. House

Ethan D. House

VP of Business Development

Region: Mid-Continent / TX Panhandle

Ethan joined EnergyNet in 2002. Ethan is the Vice President of Business Development for the Mid-Continent and Texas Panhandle. He offices in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

He graduated from West Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications/Marketing and Advertising. Ethan works closely with EnergyNet clients to answer listing questions, review asset divestment packages and marketing strategy as well as general client inquiries.

Ethan currently serves on the Board of the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, Advisory Committee of the ADAM-OKC (Acquisition, Divestment & Mergers) chapter and is a member of the following organizations: AAPL, PAPL, OCAPL, CIPA, Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners Association (Past Board Member), Texas Alliance of Energy Producers (Past Board Member), IPANM, Wildcatters Club, Mid-Continent Oilmen's Invitational (Current Board Member), Oklahoma Energy Explorers, National Auctioneers Association and the Texas Auctioneers Association. Ethan also volunteers as a guide with the Oklahoma Youth Hunting and Shooting Program and is a Board Member of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation.

He holds three FINRA licenses, 63, 22, and 39. Ethan is also a licensed Texas Auctioneer - Texas Auctioneer #16676.

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Ryan P. Dobbs

VP of Business Development

Region: Western U.S.

Ryan joined the EnergyNet team in 2012 and currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for the Western United States. He offices in Evergreen, Colorado.

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics in 2002. He worked for ChevronTexaco in Midland, Texas. In 2004, Ryan assumed the role of Staff Landman for the Bass Family in Fort Worth, Texas where he was responsible for various land activities in the Rockies, Permian, Barnett, and Gulf Coast regions. Ryan joined Cinco Resources, Inc. in 2007 where he served as Senior Landman and then Land Manager - Gulf Coast and Rockies.

Ryan is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen.

Ryan holds a FINRA Series 22 license.

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Cody Felton

Cody Felton

VP of Business Development

Region: Houston / Eastern States

Cody joined EnergyNet in 2012. He is the Vice President of Business Development managing the Gulf Coast region as well as the Eastern States region. Cody offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Cody is a Veteran of United States Coast Guard where he served in Washington D.C. in the Presidential Honor Guard and in Houston Texas as a regulatory agent. He graduated from West Texas A&M University in 2004 with a Criminal Justice Degree. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from American Military University. Prior to joining EnergyNet, he worked for O'Brien's Response Management as a Project Manager in the regulatory consulting division.

He is the Past Chair for the Society of Petroleum Engineers - Gulf Coast Section BD Group and a member of IPAA and LOGA.

Cody enjoys spending time fishing in Galveston with his family.

Cody holds FINRA Series 63 and 22 licenses.

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Lindsay D. Ballard

Lindsay D. Ballard

VP of Business Development

Region: Permian Basin

Lindsay joined the EnergyNet team in 2013. She is the Vice President of Business Development managing the Permian Basin territory for EnergyNet. She offices in Midland, Texas.

She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and spent two years studying chemical engineering.

Lindsay is an active member of the Petroleum Club of Midland, The Junior League of Midland, Young Professionals in Energy - Midland, Women in Energy Network - Permian Basin, Permian Basin Landman's Association, and Permian Basin Petroleum Association. She serves as a board member for both the Ladies of the Petroleum Club of Midland organization and Go Red for Women, a luncheon benefitting the American Heart Association. Lindsay is the Chairman for IMPACT, a Junior League of Midland community outreach program that mentors freshman females at Midland Freshman High School.

Lindsay holds FINRA Series 63 and 22 licenses.

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Heidi Epstein

Heidi Epstein

Manager of Business Development Gulf Coast Region and Eastern States

Region: Gulf Coast Region and Eastern States

Heidi Epstein is the Manager of Business Development for the Gulf Coast region, the Eastern States region, as well as leading new client acquisition in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She joined the EnergyNet team in 2018 and offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Heidi graduated with a Geography degree from the University of Texas at Austin with a focus on GIS and a Business Honors minor. Prior to joining EnergyNet, Heidi was recognized as a top-performing energy sales representative at both IHS Markit and Enverus.

In 2012, Heidi Epstein became a board member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Gulf Coast Section, Business Development group and in 2018 was elected Chairman.

Heidi holds FINRA Series 63 and 22 licenses.

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Emily McGinley

Emily McGinley

Director of Business Development Mid-Continent / TX Panhandle

Region: Mid-Continent & TX Panhandle

Emily joined EnergyNet in 2018. She serves as EnergyNet's Director of Business Development for both the Mid-Continent and Texas Panhandle regions. She offices in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Emily graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Energy Management. She began her career as a Landman specializing in Mid-Continent asset development for Devon Energy Corporation. After five successful years in Land, Emily transitioned to Devon's Acquisitions and Divestitures group where she spent another five years. During her tenure in A&D, Emily was involved with multiple transactions, covering assets in several basins - the value of which exceeded fourteen billion dollars.

Emily is an active member of Oklahoma Energy Explorers, OIPA, Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen, American Association of Professional Landmen, and ADAM-OKC.

Emily holds FINRA Series 63 and 22 licenses.

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Krysta Turner

Krysta Turner

VP of Technical Services/Engineering

Krysta is a Walsh, Colorado native who came to the Texas Panhandle in July 2008 to finish her degree at West Texas A&M University. She graduated in December 2010 with a Bachelor of General Studies with emphasis on Psychology, Sociology and History, and began working for WTAMU in their Educational Services department.

In August 2013, Krysta joined the Land group at EnergyNet. Since then, her ability to quickly learn Engineering support tasks, GIS mapping and all Land related tasks, combined with her dedication to the EnergyNet Land Team, discipline and her remarkable work ethic, has helped her become a valuable team member. In 2018, Krysta restructured the Land & Technical Services department, which has since greatly improved efficiency, timeliness, and accuracy in property presentations and data rooms.

Krysta received her PHDWin Certification in November 2017, after completing the training course in Houston, Texas and passing the certification exam.

In December 2014, Krysta participated and graduated from the Dale Carnegie course, (a leadership, public speaking and human relations seminar), where she was also recognized with the Outstanding Human Relations award. In October 2018, she completed the Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers, where she received an Outstanding Performance Award.

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Tammy Jordan

Tammy Jordan

Director of Technical Services

Tammy is a native of Perryton, Texas. She joined the EnergyNet Land Team in May of 2016 as a Land Tech, bringing with her 11 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Tammy is honored to be a part of the EnerygNet team. Her determination and tenacity, as well as her leadership skills, has made her a valuable team member. Tammy's duties include managing the Standard Auction Team members; assisting in managing the Lot Queue process; answering Seller and Buyer questions; acting as the Land & Technical Services Hiring Manager and reviewing Auction property presentations and data rooms for activation.

In the Spring of 2018, Tammy participated and graduated from the Dale Carnegie Course.

In her free time, Tammy is an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and enjoys genealogy research.

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Cathy Sifuentez

Senior Quality Control Manager

Cathy came to EnergyNet in July 2003, having previously worked for Diamond Shamrock Corporation, Mesa Ltd. Partnership and Seagull Midcon Inc. Because of her sharp eye for detail, and the high care and attention that she gives each individual property, Cathy's acts as the final review for Sealed Bid and Auction property presentations and data rooms. Her additional duties include confirming Seller title, including State and Federal Title; verifying preferential rights, property consents and depth restriction information and making live lot Seller updates.

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Keith Ries

Vice President of Engineering

Keith joined the EnergyNet team in 2019 and works with the Business Development and Transaction management team focusing in asset evaluations, proposals, data room and executive summary presentations. Keith offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Keith has a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining EnergyNet, Keith served in multiple capacities ranging from reservoir, operations, and production engineering along with corporate reserves, strategy, and business development. His experience spans Lower 48 on both conventional and unconventional assets. Prior to EnergyNet, Keith worked at Linn Energy, Aurora Oil & Gas, Pressler Petroleum Consultants, and ConocoPhillips.

Keith is a member of SPE, IPAA, and HPF.

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Ankita Sinha

Technical Analyst / Petroleum Engineer

Ankita joined EnergyNet in 2018. She works with the Business Development and Technical teams creating asset evaluations, proposals, data room and executive summary presentations. She offices in downtown Houston, Texas.

Ankita received her Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Oklahoma. She began her career at Halliburton in the Drilling & Completions/Well Services division as a Cementing Engineer.

Ankita is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and currently serves as the secretary for Firm Speakers Toastmasters.

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Anastasia Semenova

Project Manager / Evaluation Engineering

Anastasia joined the EnergyNet team in 2020 and currently serves as the Project Manager of Evaluation Engineering in EN's technical department. She offices in Downtown Houston, Texas.

Anastasia is a graduate of the University of Houston, Main Campus, from which she received her bachelor's in petroleum engineering. She also holds a master's from West Texas A&M where she pursued her finance and economics degree. Anastasia's experience encompasses work in the fields of reservoir engineering, business development, auditing, and analytics as it pertains to the O&G industry.

Anastasia is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section, and previously served as the Vice Chair and Program Co-Chair for the Innovate Committee.

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Stacey Nance

Senior Seller Relations / Data Room Quality Control

Stacey joined EnergyNet in 2006, bringing with her 20 years of experience in customer service, as well as experience in county recording. Initially, she performed receptionist duties and assisted in the recordings of conveyance documents. She joined the Land group in 2009, functioning as the Administrative Assistant.

Because of Stacey's amazing work ethic, drive and dedication to her team, she excelled greatly in Land & Technical Services, and now acts as the Internet Data Room/Seller Relations Manager. Her responsibilities include managing the Internet Data Room Team; training new Land members on how to create data rooms; processing digital and physical Seller files to build the Internet Data Room and answering Seller and Buyer questions.

Stacey has lived in the Texas Panhandle for most of her life.

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Britt Foster

Britt Foster

GIS Manager / Buyer Relations

Britt joined the EnergyNet team in October 2016 as an Assistant Data Analyst. During his time as an Analyst, Britt learned and excelled quickly in GIS mapping. Britt's innovation and drive lead to the redesign of EnergyNet's GIS maps and processes in the Fall of 2018. His duties include creating GIS maps by hand drawing tracts or using Seller provided shapefiles; training team members on basic, auction property maps; working directly with Sellers on their mapping processes and preparing Sealed Bid Leasehold properties. On average, Britt processes and completes 50 GIS maps a month.

He has also taken on the role and responsibilities of Buyer Relations representative. In this role, Britt actively works with both the business development team and the marketing team to accommodate buyers with any needs they have, information requests, data access.

Britt, a New Deal, Texas native, began his career as a Marine in 2009 and spent 5-years as a Military Working Dog Handler. After the Marine Corps, he returned to Amarillo and obtained his Bachelor of General Studies from West Texas A&M University in May 2018. Britt is a Syracuse MBA Candidate.

Britt enjoys hunting, reading and carpentry. He lives in Missouri with his wife Kristen and their three dogs.

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Sean Thomas

Sean Thomas

Senior Financial and Engineering Analyst

Sean is excited to be part of the EnergyNet Team. He joined the EnergyNet team in November 2016 as a Land/Data Analyst, after graduating from Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. At Tech, he received various scholarly awards, including graduating Cum Laude.

As the Lead Engineering/Data Analyst for the Sealed Bid Team, Sean manages, prepares and reviews the property presentations for Sealed Bid/Negotiated Sales properties. He also processes Seller PHDWin or ARIES files for production data and creates shell PHDWin files with well production data only, from Seller provided ARIES files, DrillingInfo or IHS. Sean also is responsible for training new team members.

In the Spring of 2018, Sean participated and graduated from the Dale Carnegie Course.

Sean is a native of Amarillo, Texas, where he currently lives with his wife and daughter. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching sports - he is an avid Dallas Stars Hockey fan.

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Brittney Green

Brittney Green

Financial and Engineering Analyst

Brittney Green is a native of Amarillo, Texas. She received an A.A.S. from Amarillo College with focus in Legal Studies. Throughout her time at Amarillo College, she worked for a locally owned plumbing and HVAC company as an Office Manager and went on to become the Assistant Finance Manager focusing on revenue reports and payroll. She joined the EnergyNet Team in June of 2018 as an IDR and Land Assistant. Her duties include helping to maintain the Internet Data Room, data, production and cash flow analysis, and creating online property presentations. Brittney is excited to be a part of the EnergyNet team and eager to learn more about the industry. Away from work, Brittney enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, binge watching numerous series on Netflix, and raising her two daughters, Braylee and Jaelynn.

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Ryan Blakely

GIS / Mapping Analyst

Ryan Blakely is originally from Springville, New York. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Army and served for five years. He left the military in 2013 to return home and attended Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York from 2014 to 2017. He graduated with honors receiving a bachelor's degree in Legal Research.

He moved to Amarillo in 2017 and joined the EnergyNet Team in May of 2018 as a Junior Land & Data Analyst. His responsibilities include creating GIS maps, analyzing data, constructing cash flow tables, production analysis, and creating property presentations for auction.

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Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson

Financial Analyst

Susan Johnson is an Amarillo, Texas native. She will graduate in December 2018 with her Associates in General Studies from Amarillo College and she is also completing courses at West Texas A&M University to obtain her B.B.A in Business. She joined the EnergyNet Team in May of 2018 as an IDR/Land Assistant. Her duties include data, production and cash flow analysis as well as creating online property presentations and data rooms. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Susan and her husband live in Amarillo with their chorkie, Scout.

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Charisa Bryant

Charisa Bryant

Data Room Technician

Charisa joined EnergyNet in November 2018, bringing with her 22 years of experience in customer service, as well as 2 years of experience in data entry. She has strong organizational skills and loves to do paperwork. Her duties include processing documents into the IDR and working directly with sellers on additional items needed for their properties.

Charisa has been married for 23 years to her husband Justin and they have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. She loves to vacation with friends and family as often as possible.

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Robert Garza

Junior GIS Analyst

Robert is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas that joined the EnergyNet team in March 2019 as a Junior GIS Analyst. His responsibilities include creating GIS maps, calculating mineral and leasehold properties, and preparing property presentations based on congressional descriptions and legal documentation.

He attended Texas Tech University after graduating high school and enlisted in the Army National Guard, serving six years. He graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a concentration in GIS from Texas Tech University.

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Gus Rivero

Gus Rivero

VP of Government Resources

Gus Rivero came to the U.S. at the age of 19 from Argentina in 2001, one year after graduating from Escuela de Educacion Tecnica 5 as a Electronic Technician (Computer Technician). Like many others, he came searching for a brighter future which began to materialize when, in 2005, he founded DotCom - a company through which he offered IT consulting services. In 2006 he began to do contract work for EnergyNet, and a year later he was offered, and accepted, a full time position.

Gus began his EnergyNet career in the IT Department, but exhibited such a passion for land that he was trained to work in the Land group. In 2010, Gus jumped at the opportunity to attend PHDWin (petroleum economic evaluation software) courses in Houston, Texas. On October 13, 2010 he received his PHDWin Certification.

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Heather Fugger

Executive Director, Government Resources

Heather Fugger brings to EnergyNet 20 years of high-level C-Suite administrative experience, highlighted with recent years focusing in contracting administration. She holds a certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants for Contract Administration, and attended the University of Maine. Heather joined EnergyNet in July of 2017, and is a member of the Women in Geothermal.

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Brandon Savage

Brandon Savage

Closing Services Director

Brandon Savage was born and raised in Amarillo, TX. After graduating High School, he joined the United States Army and served three years as an Infantryman in the 82nd Airborne Division and four years in the Texas National Guard. He made several deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan before leaving the military as a Non-Commissioned Officer. After returning from his last deployment, Brandon began attending school, graduating with honors in 2014 with a B.A.S. in Business from Wayland Baptist University.

Brandon joined the EnergyNet team in 2013 as a Land Tech and after showing a significant interest, began to work exclusively on government offerings. His current duties include processing parcel/tract data, creating GIS files, closing auctions and working with the states to collect and distribute funds.

In 2015, Brandon graduated from the Dale Carnegie Course, where he was recognized with the Outstanding Performance award.

Brandon is a member of the Panhandle Association of Petroleum Landmen and a licensed Texas Auctioneer - TX Auctioneer #17931.

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Anastasia Rademaekers

Strategic Director

Anastasia joined the EnergyNet team in November 2018 as an Analyst for the Government Resources Team. She graduated from WTAMU with a B.B.A. in 2016 with a major in finance and a minor in management. She also completed her M.S. in finance and economics in 2017 at WT. While completing her M.S. degree, she was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma - The International Business Honors Society. She is a Dallas native and has fallen in love with the Amarillo area. Her duties include domestic and global markets outreach.

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Bailey Kelly

Bailey Kelly

Marketing Analyst

Bailey joined EnergyNet in September 2019 as Junior Marketing Analyst. He brings with him two years of marketing experience to the EnergyNet team.

His duties include assisting in loading sales, marketing research and marketing campaigns.

He graduated from WTAMU with a bachelor's degree of General Business in August of 2019.

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Russell Artho

Russell Artho

Controller

Russell, a Texas Panhandle native, graduated from Texas Tech University in 2011 with a Masters in Accounting and obtained his CPA License in 2012. He joined the EnergyNet team in 2018 as Controller. Prior to joining EnergyNet he worked in the public accounting sector as a financial statement auditor and in the agriculture industry as controller for a cattle feeding operation.

Russell and his wife Mary recently welcomed their first child, a daughter named Addison, in February 2018. Outside of work, Russell enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports and golfing.

Russell holds FINRA Series 27, 63, 22 & 99 licenses.

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Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox

Conveyance Manager

Lisa joined EnergyNet in September 2002 and brought with her, 18 years of diverse accounting experience. She is responsible for handling all conveyance instruments and regulatory documents. Lisa has worked in many fields as an accountant including the U.S. Army, the agriculture industry, many accounting and law firms and for general contractors. Lisa's oil and gas experience began with her father working for Mobil Pipeline. After living all over the United States and abroad, Lisa moved back to Texas in 1998.

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Lisa Weiss

Lisa Weiss

Bookkeeper / Auction Closing Manager

Lisa Weiss is a graduate of Texas Tech University. She received her B.B.A. in Business Management in 2002. Lisa joined Energynet in 2004 and has enjoyed learning about the oil and gas industry. Lisa brings with her 6 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant.

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Michelle Hanna

Michelle Hanna

Conveyancing Assistant

Michelle is a native of Amarillo, Texas. She brings to EnergyNet 15 years of customer service in the banking industry.

Her duties include assisting with the recording of conveyance instruments and other regulatory documents. She is also managing the archive system.

Michelle carries a strong work ethic and eagerness to succeed. Outside of work she spends time with her family and friends.

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Erin Carter

Erin Carter

Accounting & Conveyancing Assistant

Erin brings over five years of customer service experience with her to EnergyNet. She has strong organizational skills and can easily multi-task, both qualities she used while working as the Office Manager for her husband's plumbing business. She is also familiar with oil and gas documents from working with various law firms.

Her duties include processing new conveyance documents, ensuring that each document meets requirements of the county and calculating recording fees. She also assists in the handling of numerous other administrative tasks.

Erin was born and raised in Amarillo. She has two girls that keep her busy with soccer and ballet. When they are not running from one practice to another, she loves vacationing with her family and friends in the mountains and at the beach.

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Robin Lancaster

Robin Lancaster

Office Administrator

Robin is a native of Amarillo, Texas. She joined the EnergyNet Team in June of 2019 as the Office Administrator bringing with her many years of customer service experience.

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Sarena Poor

Marketing Manager

Sarena joined the EnergyNet team in 2018 as the Customer Relations Representative. In the 2020, she took on the role of Marketing Manager. In this role, Sarena leads her team in the development, implementation, and execution of strategic marketing plans for EnergyNet.

Prior to EnergyNet, Sarena spent 15+ years in multi-media marketing and advertising. In 2019, Sarena graduated from the Dale Carnegie Course, where she was recognized with the Breakthrough award. She's lived in the Texas panhandle for most of her life.

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Jocelyn Phillips

Jocelyn Phillips

Content Strategist

An Amarillo, Texas native, Jocelyn joined the EnergyNet team in October of 2019. She has a bachelor's degree in Agribusiness from West Texas A&M University and a master's degree in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University.

Jocelyn has over 15 years of graphic design and marketing experience as both an in-house graphic designer and a freelancer. Her duties include creating marketing content for the company for both digital and print use as well as proofreading and editing marketing copy.

Jocelyn is also a published author of three novels and a member of the Women's Fiction Writers Association, the Christian Fiction Writers Association, and the Freelancers Union. In her free time, she not only writes but is also a hobby carpenter, building everything from furniture to wood mosaic art pieces.

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Paige Stockton

Paige Stockton

Marketing Assistant

Paige joined EnergyNet Marketing team in September 2019 as their Marketing Assistant. Previously, she worked with the Amarillo Venom and FC Amarillo Bombers as their marketing assistant and then as a part of their sales team.

Paige was born and was raised in the small town of Victoria, TX but moved to the Canyon area in 2010. She is a graduate of West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in English Literature. In her spare time, Paige enjoys reading and hiking in nearby Palo Duro Canyon.

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Mitch Jones

Mitch Jones

Director of Applications

Mitch brings a wealth of software knowledge and a propensity for innovation to EnergyNet. Mitch works daily to design, build, and maintain custom software focused on usability and automation. He enjoys his role leading the software development for the EnergyNet.com website as well as other applications crucial to EnergyNet's performance and growth.

Mitch graduated from Harding University with a degree in Computer Engineering. Prior to joining the EnergyNet team, Mitch worked for Elbit Systems of America, developing embedded military applications for avionics platforms such as the F-18, AH-64, and the V-22.

Outside of work, Mitch stays busy enjoying life with his wife and four boys. He enjoys coaching his boys at sports, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.

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Matthew Abbott

Matthew Abbott

Senior Software Engineer

Matthew is an Albuquerque, NM native who moved to Houston at a young age. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2011 with a degree in Computer Science. He has lived in Amarillo since 2014, and joined the EnergyNet team in June of 2017, where he develops the site's backend software and supporting applications. Matthew brings with him over six years of experience developing native applications on Windows, MacOS, and iOS, with two years spent integrating web backends with native applications. He has worked in a variety of domains, from embedded software development for industrial measurement to healthcare communication and systems modeling for energy sector research.

Outside of work, you're most likely to see Matthew playing board games, singing to his cats, or honing his cooking skills alongside his wife, Jaci.

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Justin Frank

Justin Frank

Front-End Designer & Developer

Justin joined the EnergyNet team in November 2017, with 7 years of experience in front-end development and design. As a part of the team he focuses on implementing the best user experience possible through his knowledge of web design best practices. He is an Amarillo native and has a degree from Amarillo College in Design.

Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and son, being outdoors and rock climbing in his off time.

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Anthony Thornton

Anthony Thornton

Software Developer

Anthony became part of the EnergyNet Technology team in 2019. He has over two years of software development experience. Anthony holds a bachelor's degree in computer science with a minor in mathematics from West Texas A&M University.

In his spare time, Anthony is an avid gamer and also enjoys rock climbing.

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Axl McCracken

Axl McCracken

Software Developer

Axl joined the EnergyNet team in 2019, bringing along both front-end and back-end experience to assist the Technology team in driving the website forward. After teaching himself the basics of programming, he continued studying and eventually earned his Associates Degree at Amarillo College in 2017. He began working as a web developer in the same year to expand his skill set.

His main goals are to continue to improve his skills and depth of knowledge in programming and related fields of study. Outside of work, Axl is a hobbyist cook, a travel enthusiast, and is interested in learning more about astrophotography.