Robert J. Brooks joined the company as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. He has over 25 years of corporate finance experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Brooks' prior experience includes investment banking leadership of M&A advisory and capital markets transactions and private equity investments, primarily in the upstream energy sector. Most recently, Mr. Brooks led the energy investment banking efforts at Whiteface Capital LLC from 2012 until 2013 and Focus Capital Group, Inc. from 2010 until 2012. From 2004 until 2010, Mr. Brooks served as the Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Capital's U.S. Natural Resources investment banking practice, which he founded in 2004. Mr. Brooks also served as President and Board Member of Macquarie Longview Holdings, an E&P company owned and controlled by Macquarie. Prior to Macquarie, Mr. Brooks was a Principal in the Energy Group at Banc of America Securities, and began his investment banking career in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Salomon Brothers. Mr. Brooks holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.