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.

Martyn Willsher, Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Martyn Willsher has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. since April 27, 2018. Mr. Willsher previously served as Amplify Energy Corp.’s Vice President and Treasurer from May 2017 to April 2018. 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.

Eric M. Willis, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Land

Eric M. Willis has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Land since August 6, 2019. Mr. Willis previously served as Vice President and General Counsel of Amplify Energy Corp. from December 2017 to August 2019. From April 2015 to December 2017, Mr. Willis was a partner in the capital markets practice group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Houston, Texas, representing oil and gas clients. Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, he practiced corporate and securities law from September 2008 to April 2015 at Latham & Watkins LLP in Houston, Texas and Orange County, California. Mr. Willis holds a Juris Doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the United States Military Academy.

Richard P. Smiley, Senior Vice President, Operations

Richard P. Smiley has served as Senior Vice President, Operations of the Company since August 6, 2019. Mr. Smiley previously served as Vice President of Operations – Onshore of Amplify Energy Corp. from its inception in May 2017 to August 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Smiley served at Memorial Production Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Amplify Energy Corp.’s Predecessor, as Vice President of Operations – Onshore from March 2016 to May 2017, as Vice President of Operations – Southern Region from August 2015 through February 2016 and as Director, Operations –Northern Region from November 2014 to July 2015. Previously, he was Vice President of Operations at CL&F Resources LP from February 2014 to November 2014. From December 2011 to January 2014, Mr. Smiley served as Vice President of Operations at Propel Energy, LLC. From June 2010 to November 2011 he held the position of Operations Manager at Quantum Resources Management, LLC. Mr. Smiley began his career with El Paso Exploration Company in 1980 and held various engineering, operations and management with multiple companies, including Burlington Resources, Comstock, Bois d'Arc and Stone Energy, throughout the Central United States, both onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Smiley has a Petroleum Engineering Degree from the Colorado School of Mines.

Tony Lopez, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Exploitation

Tony Lopez was appointed Senior Vice President, Engineering and Exploitation of the Company on August 6, 2019. Mr. Lopez previously served as Vice President, Corporate Reserves from June 2018 until the closing of the merger with Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. Mr. Lopez previously served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Engineering for EnerVest, Ltd. from April 2014 to June 2018 where he managed the corporate reserves and financial planning & analysis. From March 2012 to April 2014, Mr. Lopez served as Director of Planning & Analysis for EnerVest, Ltd. Previously, Mr. Lopez was Manager of Reservoir Engineering for EnerVest Eastern Division from January 2009 to March 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Lopez served as an Asset Engineer for EnerVest Eastern Division from October 2004 to January 2009 Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from West Virginia University and is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Denise DuBard, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Denise DuBard has served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Amplify Energy Corp. since August 2018. From March 2015 until July 2018, Ms. DuBard served as Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Contango Oil & Gas Company. Ms. DuBard also served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of PetroPoint Energy Partners, LP from 2012 until August 2014, when the company was sold. Prior to that, Ms. DuBard served as a consultant with Axia Partners, a CPA advisory firm, providing accounting and finance related consulting services to the energy industry from December 2014 until March 2015. Ms. DuBard worked with Axia Partners as a consultant in the same capacity as mentioned above from 2009 to 2012. From 2005 to 2009 Ms. DuBard served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Rosetta Resources Inc., a public oil and gas company. Ms. DuBard started her career with Deloitte in the assurance practice and held accounting and consulting positions prior to 2005 including Sonat Offshore Drilling and Team, Inc. Ms. DuBard graduated with honors from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and brings over 30 years of energy experience in accounting, finance and management.

Daniel C. Steward, Vice President, Beta Operations

Daniel C. Steward was appointed Vice President, Beta Operations of the Company in August 2019. Mr. Steward previously served as CEO and Co-Founder of start-up Iron Horse Energy, LLC, an acquisition vehicle for mature oil-producing assets in the U.S. onshore. From 1996 to 2017, Mr. Steward held various exploration roles of increasing responsibility with Chevron, Noble Energy, Lukoil International Upstream West, and Total, spanning the deep-water Gulf of Mexico, the west African continental margin, deep-water Black Sea, the Barents Sea, and San Joaquin basin in Kern County, CA. Mr. Steward holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Geology from California State University, Bakersfield and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University.

Sandy Andrew, Vice President, Bairoil Operations

Sandy Andrew was appointed Vice President, Bairoil Operations of the Company in August 2019. Mr. Andrew previously served as Rockies Operations Manager of Amplify Energy Corp. from August 2015 until the closing of the merger with Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. in August 2019. Mr. Andrew has over 37 years of experience in the oil and gas industry covering plays and projects from the offshore Gulf of Mexico to Canada. Previously Mr. Andrew served as the Rockies Operations Manager for Chesapeake Energy from August 2010 until October of 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Andrew co-founded North American Petroleum, the predecessor to Petroflow Energy, a publicly traded E&P company. From 2005 to 2010 Mr. Andrew was instrumental in growing the company through acquisitions and drilling and was ultimately named its COO and President. Mr. Andrew began his career in 1981 and held various engineering, operations, business development and management positions of increasing responsibility with various companies including Petro Lewis Corporation (PLC), Freeport McMoRan, TDC Energy, Baker Energy, and J.M. Huber Corporation. Mr. Andrew holds a Petroleum Engineering Degree from the University of Wyoming.

Jason W. Moore, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration

Jason W. Moore has served as Vice President, Human Resources and Administration of Amplify Energy Corp. since July 2018. Previously Mr. Moore was Vice President Human Resources at Evergreen North America Industrial Services, a leading provider of industrial cleaning solutions to the energy sector. Prior to that he was Global HR Director at Oceaneering International, a service provider to the deep-water oil and gas industry. Prior to his role at Oceaneering, Mr. Moore served in various HR roles of increasing responsibility at Marathon Oil and Marathon Petroleum. Mr. Moore holds a Bachelors in Business Management and Masters in Human Resources & Labor Relations from West Virginia University and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources.

Brian M. Hill, Vice President, Information Technology

Brian M. Hill was appointed Vice President, Information Technology of the Company in December 2019. Previously Mr. Hill served as Vice President of IT – Business Solutions at EnerVest, Ltd. From 2006 to 2018 Mr. Hill held various positions of increasing responsibility within EnerVest including Accounting Manager and IT Director of Applications. Prior to his roles at EnerVest, Mr. Hill worked at Opportune LLP (Formerly PetroAcct L.P.) from May 1999 to April 2006 as an Accounting Manager.