Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, through their extensive experience in the energy industry, is focused on providing unparalleled service and value to the shareholders of Amplify Energy Corp.

Christopher W. Hamm, Director and Chairman

Christopher W. Hamm was appointed the Company’s Chairman of the board of directors on January 19, 2021. He previously served as the Company’s Lead Director since April 2020, until his appointment as Chairman, and has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since August 6, 2019. Mr. Hamm also heads the decommissioning committee of the board of directors, which is responsible for analyzing and developing the strategy for the Company’s decommissioning obligations. Mr. Hamm previously served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. from its inception in May 2017 until the closing of the merger with Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. in August 2019. Mr. Hamm is a 30-year veteran of the investment management industry and CEO of Axys Capital, a private investment fund manager he founded in 2009. Axys Capital specializes in private energy and real estate debt and equity investments as well as public debt and equity special situations. In 1998, Mr. Hamm founded Memorial Investment Advisors, a registered investment advisor, and Memorial Funds, an institutional multi-fund registered investment company, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and developed Millennium Funds, an alternative investment private fund complex. Prior to founding his own firms, Mr. Hamm served as Executive Director — Institutional Services at CIBC Oppenheimer, Senior Vice President — Capital Markets at PaineWebber, and Vice President — Taxable Fixed Income at Howard Weil Labouisse & Friederichs.

Patrice Douglas, Director

Patrice Douglas has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since February 10, 2021. Ms. Douglas is an attorney, who represents financial institutions, energy companies, municipalities, and utilities on legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Previously, Ms. Douglas served as Senior Vice President and then President of SpiritBank from 2004 to 2007 and Executive Vice President of First Fidelity Bank from 2007 to 2011. Ms. Douglas was first elected as mayor of Edmond, Oklahoma in 2009 and served for two terms. As a member of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, she served on the committee for tourism. Ms. Douglas was appointed by Oklahoma’s Governor to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission where she served from 2011 to 2015, having been re-elected unopposed in 2012. She was elected to be chairman of the Commission in 2012. Ms. Douglas’ prior experiences also include service as a member of the board of directors and chair of the nominating and governance and audit committees for Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. from September 2016 to August 2019, a member of the board of directors and audit committee for Bank SNB from August 2016 to May 2018 and a member of the board of directors for Southwest BanCorp. from 2016 to 2019. Ms. Douglas received a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Oklahoma Christian University and J.D. from the University of Oklahoma.

Randal T. Klein, Director

Randal T. Klein has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since November 2018. Mr. Klein joined affiliates of Avenue Capital Management II, L.P. in 2004 and is currently a Senior Portfolio Manager at Avenue responsible for assisting with the direction of the investment activities of the Firm’s global funds. With respect to the Avenue U.S. Strategy, Mr. Klein provides the investment professionals of the Avenue U.S. Strategy with additional expertise, oversight and investment direction on restructurings and transactions. Prior to joining Avenue, Mr. Klein was a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers, where his responsibilities included restructuring advisory work, financial sponsors coverage, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Klein worked in sales, marketing and engineering as an aerospace engineer for The Boeing Company. Mr. Klein currently serves, or has served, on the boards of Gravity Oilfield Services, Selcom Group, Italiaonline S.p.A., MagnaChip Semiconductor, Chassix Automotive, NextWave Holdco and American Media. Mr. Klein is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow. Mr. Klein holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, conferred with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia, and a M.B.A. in Finance, conferred as a Palmer Scholar, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Evan S. Lederman, Director

Evan S. Lederman has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since November 2018. From February 2011 to December 31, 2020, Mr. Lederman was a Partner and member of the Risk Committee at Fir Tree Partners, where he co-managed the firm’s distressed credit, restructuring, legal assets, activist and private equity-oriented strategies, including Fir Tree’s energy investments. Prior to joining Fir Tree in 2011, Mr. Lederman worked in the Business Finance and Restructuring groups at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Lederman is currently a member of the board of directors of Riviera Resources (Chairman of the Board), and was previously a member of the board of directors of Ultra Petroleum (Chairman of the Board), Roan Resources, New Emerald Energy LLC and Deer Finance, LLC. Mr. Lederman received a J.D. degree with honors from New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University.

David H. Proman, Director

David H. Proman has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since November 2018, and as Chairman of the board of directors from November 2018 to January 2021. From February 2010 to March 2021, Mr. Proman was a Managing Director and Partner of Fir Tree, as well as Co-Head of Restructuring. Mr. Proman focused on managing the firm’s distressed credit, restructuring and litigation-oriented investment strategies, including energy and structured credit activist initiatives. Mr. Proman has 17 years of investment experience in structured and corporate debt investing. Prior to joining Fir Tree, Mr. Proman was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Kore Advisors, a fixed income investment manager, where he helped manage corporate and structured mortgage credit investments. Mr. Proman served as a member of the boards of directors of Midstates Petroleum, New Emerald Energy LLC and Deer Finance, LLC. Mr. Proman also served on the Technical Committee of FHipo, a residential mortgage REIT in Mexico and was Chairman of AC Capital Partners, S. de. R.L de C.V. and Grupo Amaral Administrador de Catera S.A.P.I de C.V. Mr. Proman received a B.A in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Todd R. Snyder, Director

Todd R. Snyder has served as a member of the board of directors of the Company since October 2016. Mr. Snyder is a managing director and global head of the Piper Sandler restructuring group, TRS Advisors. Prior to joining Piper Sandler, Mr. Snyder was Chief Executive Officer at TRS Advisors. Before that he was executive vice chairman of Rothschild & Co. and co-head of the North American restructuring advisory business. Previously, he was a managing director in the restructuring and reorganization group at Peter J. Solomon Company. Prior to joining Peter J. Solomon Company, Mr. Snyder was a managing director at KPMG Peat Marwick in the corporate recovery group where he was also national director of the corporate recovery practice for government enterprises (regulated and privatizing industries). Prior to his move to investment banking he practiced law in the business reorganization department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Snyder was a commissioner of the New York State Gaming Commission and a member of New York State's financial restructuring board for local governments. He previously served as a director of GenCorp Inc., AMC Financial, Inc. and EcoStim Energy Solutions. Snyder currently serves as a trustee for non-profit organizations BRC (Bowery Residents Committee) and Shining Hope for Communities. Mr. Snyder received a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Martyn Willsher, Director

Martyn Willsher was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. on January 19, 2021 after having served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since April 3, 2020. Mr. Willsher also previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. from April 27, 2018 to January 19, 2021. From May 2017 to April 2018, Mr. Willsher served as Amplify Energy Corp.’s Vice President and Treasurer. He also served as Treasurer of Memorial Production Partners GP, LLC, Amplify Energy Corp.’s predecessor, from July 2014 to May 2017, and as Director of Strategic Planning for Memorial Resource Development LLC, an affiliate of the predecessor of Amplify Energy Corp., from March 2012 to June 2014. Prior to that, he served as Manager, Financial Analysis of AGL Resources from September 2009 to March 2012, and as Director – Upstream Oil & Gas A&D of Constellation Energy from August 2006 to March 2009. Prior to that, he served in various business development and financial analysis roles at JM Huber Corp., FTI Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Willsher received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University.