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 Hamm has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. since January 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 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 has spent the last 26 years of his 33-year career as a founder, CEO, professional investor, advisor and director of both public and private organizations. He is currently Chairman & CEO of Axys Capital, a boutique investment bank, advisor and manager he founded in 2009, and CEO of Axys Data, a fintech company he founded in 2001. Mr. Hamm founded, and was Chairman, CEO and CIO of Memorial Investment Advisors, a registered investment advisor, and Memorial Funds, an institutional multi-fund registered investment company, where he served as President/CEO and Chairman. 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.

Deborah G. Adams, Director

Deborah G. Adams has served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. since April 2022. Ms. Adams has over 35 years of energy industry experience, as a leader with particular focus on health, safety, and sustainability, project management, procurement, and transportation. Prior to retirement, Ms. Adams served as Senior Vice President of Health, Safety, and Environmental, Projects and Procurement at Phillips 66 from June 2014 to October 2016. In this role, Ms. Adams oversaw all regulatory affairs and processes, reported directly to the Company’s CEO, and regularly presented to the Board of Directors. She was responsible for improved safety performance across the entire company along with overseeing a number of new facilities projects worth over a billion dollars, all completed on budget and on time. Prior to this role, Ms. Adams held roles of increasing responsibility, including President Transportation and Chief Procurement Officer, at Phillips 66 and predecessor companies since 1983. Ms. Adams currently serves on the board of directors of EnLink Midstream and MRC Global and previously served on the board of directors of Gulfport Energy. She also currently serves on the board of directors of Austin Industries, a privately-held, employee-owned construction company. Ms. Adams previously served her alma mater, Oklahoma State University, as a member of the foundation board of trustees. Ms. Adams also serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the TriCities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Adams holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.

James E. Craddock, Director

James E. Craddock has served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. since February 2023. James E. Craddock is a seasoned upstream executive and director who possesses broad-based technical and operational knowledge with over 30 years of experience. Previously, Mr. Craddock served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rosetta Resources Inc., from 2013 to 2015 until its merger with Noble Energy Inc., following which Mr. Craddock served on Noble Energy Inc.’s board of directors from 2015 until the company was acquired by Chevron in 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Craddock was the Chief Operating Officer for BPI Industries Inc. and held several positions of increasing responsibility over a 20-year career at Burlington Resources Inc. He currently serves on the board of directors of Callon Petroleum Company and Crescent Point Energy Corp. and previously served on the boards of Templar Energy LLC, Noble Energy Inc. and Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. and on the Texas Railroad Commission’s Eagle Ford Shale Task Force. Mr. Craddock holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Patrice Douglas, Director

Patrice Douglas  has served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. since February 2021, and is a member of its audit committee. 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 was elected to a second term in 2011. 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. While serving on the Commission, Ms. Douglas was a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and served on its Water Committee. Ms. Douglas currently serves on the board of directors of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Her 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 for Bank SNB from August 2016 to May 2018, serving on both the audit committee and the directors’ credit committee 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.

Vidisha Prasad, Director

Vidisha Prasad has served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. since October 2023. Ms. Prasad brings more than two decades of experience in energy investments, strategic and board advisory, corporate mergers, asset acquisitions and divestitures, capital markets and restructuring. Ms. Prasad is currently the Managing Partner of Adya Partners, a multi-strategy investment firm focused on private secondary investments and early-stage venture capital in the energy, energy transition and technology sectors. Prior to founding Adya Partners, Ms. Prasad was a founding member of Guggenheim Securities’ Energy Investment Banking practice and prior to that, Ms. Prasad held roles of increasing responsibility within Citi’s Global Energy Investment Banking Groups in Houston, London and New York. Ms. Prasad previously served on the Board of Centennial Resources (now Permian Resources) where she served on the Audit, Nominating, Governance and ESG Committees. She also serves on the Board of the Grammy award winning, Houston Chamber Choir, where she chairs the Development Committee. Ms. Prasad received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester.

Todd R. Snyder, Director

Todd R. Snyder has served as a member of the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corp. 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. Mr. 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. Mr. 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. from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. 

Martyn Willsher, Director

Martyn Willsher has served as Chief Executive Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. since January 2021, after having served as interim Chief Executive Officer since April 2020. Mr. Willsher also previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. from April 2018 to January 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.