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 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 is a 27-year veteran of the investment management industry and CEO of Axys Capital, an SEC-registered private investment fund manager he founded in 2009. Axys Capital specializes in private debt and equity investments as well as public debt and equity special situations, including restructurings, liquidations and turnarounds. 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.

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 the Chief Investment Officer with the direction of the investment activities of the Firm’s funds globally. 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, 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 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, 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), Roan Resources and New Emerald Energy LLC and was previously a member of the board of directors of Ultra Petroleum (Chairman of the Board) 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, where he was the all-university commencement speaker in 2002.

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. Mr. Proman joined Fir Tree in 2010 and is a Managing Director and a Partner of Fir Tree. As Co-Head of Restructuring of Fir Tree, Mr. Proman focuses on managing the firm’s distressed credit, restructuring and litigation-oriented investment strategies, including energy and structured credit activist initiatives. Mr. Proman has 15 years of investment experience in structured and corporate debt investing. Prior to joining Fir Tree, Mr. Proman was an analyst at Kore Advisors, a fixed income investment manager, where he helped manage corporate and structured mortgage credit investments. Mr. Proman served on the board of directors of Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. from March 7, 2017 to October 13, 2017. Mr. Proman is currently a member of the boards of directors, in his capacity as a Fir Tree employee, of New Emerald Energy LLC and Deer Finance, LLC. Mr. Proman also serves on the Technical Committee of FHipo, a residential mortgage REIT in Mexico and is 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.