Management Team

Amplify Energy Corp’s senior management has significant experience in the oil and gas industry and is committed to maximizing value for all shareholders through successful execution in growth, production and cash flows.
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WILLIAM J. SCARFF
President and Chief Executive Officer
William (Bill) J. Scarff has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since our inception in May 2017. From September 2016 to May 2017, Mr. Scarff served as Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the general partner of our predecessor, Memorial Production Partners LP, and from January 2014 to September 2016 as President of our predecessor. From 2000 through January 2014, Mr. Scarff served as President and Chief Executive Officer of several private exploration and production companies sponsored by Natural Gas Partners. Since October 2010, Mr. Scarff served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Propel Energy, LLC. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Seismic Ventures, Inc. from 2006 to 2009. Since February 2005, Mr. Scarff served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Proton Operating Company, LLC and from 1999 to 2005, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Proton Energy, LLC and its affiliates. From 1978 to 1999, Mr. Scarff held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in Marathon Oil Company, Anadarko Production Company, Burlington Resources, Texas Meridian Resource Corporation and Hilcorp Energy Company.
CHRISTOPHER S. COOPER
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Christopher (Chris) S. Cooper has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since our inception in May 2017. From November 2014 to May 2017, Mr. Cooper served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the general partner of our predecessor, Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously, he served in a variety of operational, technical and strategic planning positions with Marathon Oil Company since 1990. From August 2013 until November 2014, Mr. Cooper served as Director, Global Projects. From November 2011 until August 2013, he served as Director, Financial Planning/Operations. From July 2009 until November 2011, Mr. Cooper served as Asset Manager/Regional Vice President, Mid-Continent, and from May 2007 until July 2009, he served as Asset Manager, Powder River Basin.
ROBERT L. STILLWELL, JR
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert L. Stillwell, Jr. has served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since our inception in May 2017. From January 2015 to May 2017, Mr. Stillwell served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the general partner of our predecessor, Memorial Production Partners LP and from July 2014 to January 2015 as Vice President of our predecessor. Previously, he served as Treasurer of MRD LLC from June 2012 to June 2014. From January 2011 to June 2012, Mr. Stillwell served as an investment banker at Citigroup in the Global Energy Group. From June 2010 to December 2010 and from July 2007 to June 2010, he worked in investment banking with UBS and Scotia Waterous, respectively. Mr. Stillwell began his career in the corporate finance group of EXCO Resources, Inc.banker at Citigroup in the Global Energy Group. From June 2010 to December 2010 and from July 2007 to June 2010, he worked in investment banking with UBS and Scotia Waterous, respectively. Mr. Stillwell began his career in the corporate finance group of EXCO Resources, Inc.
MATTHEW J. HOSS
Vice President, Accounting
Matthew J. Hoss has served as Vice President, Accounting since our inception in May 2017. From May 2016 to May 2017, Mr. Hoss served as Vice President, Accounting of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the general partner of our predecessor, Memorial Production Partners LP. Previously he served as Controller of Memorial Resource Development Corp. from January 2015 to April 2016, Director, Accounting from July 2014 to December 2014, Director, Accounting of Memorial Resource Development LLC from January 2014 to June 2014 and Manager, Special Projects from May 2012 to December 2013. Prior to joining Memorial Resource Development LLC, Mr. Hoss held various positions from September
MARTYN A. WILLSHER
Vice President and Treasurer
Martyn A. Willsher has served as Vice President and Treasurer since our inception in May 2017. From July 2014 to May 2017, Mr. Willsher served as Treasurer of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC, the general partner of our predecessor, Memorial Production Partners LP. From March 2012 to July 2014, Mr. Willsher served as Director of Strategic Planning for Memorial Resource Development LLC. Prior to joining our predecessor, Mr. Willsher served as Manager, Financial Analysis of The Southern Company (f.k.a. AGL Resources Inc.) from September 2009 to March 2012. Prior to joining The Southern Company, Mr. Willsher worked in acquisition and divestiture roles for Exelon Corporation (f.k.a. Constellation Energy Group) and J.M. Huber Corp., as well as financial consulting roles for FTI Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.