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Our Management Team
Mark C. Edge
Mr. Edge brings over 30 years of industry experience to Ancova, having served in various roles at Texas O&G Corporation, Delhi Gas Pipeline, Finlay Energy, and JMA Energy, plus 15 years at Chesapeake Energy where he most recently held the position of Vice President of Gas Sales and Commercial Services. From his tenure as commercial lead for the second largest producer of natural gas and the most active driller in the U.S., he was at the forefront of the shale revolution that grew CHK’s marketing group into one of the top 10 gas marketers in North America.
Mr. Edge has extensive experience in nearly every major basin in the lower 48. Working for the first mover in most of the major shale plays, he played a critical role as part of the organic buildout of the midstream infrastructure that services takeaway from the most prominent basins. In addition, Mr. Edge has been on deal teams for over $30 billion in midstream and upstream acquisitions and divestitures. Mark has a BS in Energy Management from the University of Oklahoma. He is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma, father of four children, and currently resides in Oklahoma City with his wife and youngest daughter.
Max K. Gagliardi
Prior to forming Ancova, Mr. Gagliardi held various commercial and financial roles at Chesapeake Energy, American Energy Partners, and Williams Midstream. While at Chesapeake he managed the commercial development for a 23 rig drilling program in the Anadarko basin, brought to sales hundreds of wells, and coordinated the marketing efforts for 550 Mmcf/d of natural gas and 30,000 Bbls/d of crude oil sales.
Mr. Gagliardi has participated in various roles on deal teams for over $15 billion in midstream and upstream A&D transactions. With a focus on midstream joint ventures, he has structured and negotiated multiple large-scale midstream infrastructure partnerships while at his previous employers and for his clients at Ancova. Max has a BS and MBA from Oklahoma State University. He is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma and currently lives in Edmond with his wife and three sons.
Mr. Fournier has more than 15 years of experience in the midstream sector. Prior to Ancova, Mr. Fournier was Vice President of Engineering for Lucid Energy, where his department was instrumental in the build out of the Lucid II assets in the Delaware Basin. The projects, totaling approximately $400 million of capital spend, included 600 MM/d in processing capacity, 8 grass roots compressor stations, and hundreds of miles of gas gathering, water gathering, plant residue, and NGL pipelines.
Prior to Lucid, Mr. Fournier held various positions at Paragon Engineering, Enogex, Chesapeake Energy, Access Midstream, and Williams, where he managed over $1 billion in midstream capital projects. With a focus on engineering, construction, and operations, he has worked in many basins across the U.S., including Midcontinent, Fayetteville, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Marcellus, and Permian. Mr. Fournier has a BS in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Oklahoma.
Mr. Craig has a multi-faceted background that includes 16 years of business development, commercial/marketing, M&A, and financial experience. Prior to Ancova, Mr. Craig served as SVP of Business Development for Stakeholder Midstream. During his time at Stakeholder, Mr. Craig was responsible for the origination and commercial development of a 30,000 BPD crude gathering system and 60 MMcf/d gas gathering, treating, and processing system supported by long-term, fee-for-service contracts with total dedications of approximately 200,000 acres from multiple producers.
Mr. Craig also served as VP Corporate Strategy and Development at Crestwood Equity Partners where he participated in acquisitions with a combined value of $2.5 billion across multiple shale plays in North America. Prior to his time at Crestwood, Mr. Craig worked as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan where he focused on M&A and financings for the transportation industry. Mr. Craig has a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Oklahoma.
Mr. Kerrigan brings over 30 years of commercial experience to Ancova Energy. Prior to joining the company, he held various roles at Arbuckle Enterprises, Delhi Gas Pipeline, and Enogex, as well as 12 years at Chesapeake Energy where he most recently held the position of Sr. Director of Commercial Services. He has worked in numerous basins in the U.S. including Midcontinent, Permian, Rockies, South and Central Texas, Louisiana, and Appalachia. His experience covers the broad range of producer services and includes extensive contract negotiation experience, gas and ngl marketing, pipeline and storage capacity sales, and project economic evaluation. David has a BS from Oklahoma State University and currently lives in Edmond with his wife.
Ms. Douglas is the Director of Gas Marketing overseeing Ancova’s physical gas sales and marketing group. She brings over 18 years of gas marketing experience to Ancova and has extensive relationships within the U.S. gas markets and major downstream pipeline companies. Prior to joining Ancova, Ms. Douglas served as the Director of Gas Marketing for Chesapeake Energy with responsibilities covering the Mid-Continent, Rockies, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Permian, and Haynesville asset areas. She oversaw the largest segment of CHK’s gas portfolio, managing the marketing and sales for over 3Bcf/d of production. Dory has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University.
Mrs. Horn brings nine years of commercial midstream and marketing experience to Ancova. Prior to joining the company, she worked at Chesapeake Energy, RKI Exploration, and WPX Energy. She has worked in numerous basins including Midcontinent, Permian, and Haynesville. Her experience covers the broad range of producer services and includes contract negotiation experience, due diligence, and crude, gas, and ngl marketing. Abby has a BS in Business Management from Oklahoma State University and an MS in Energy Management from Oklahoma City University. She currently lives in Oklahoma City with her husband.
Ms. Ley brings 12 years of experience as an accounting professional to the team. Prior to joining Ancova, she held various positions at Stillwater SNB, Chesapeake Energy, and American Energy Partners. Ms. Ley has extensive operational and corporate oil and gas accounting experience. During her time at CHK and AEP, she managed the revenue, expenses, and corporate accounting for thousands of operated and non-operated wells. Taylor has a BS in finance with a minor in accounting from Oklahoma State University. She currently resides in Oklahoma City with her husband and two children.
Mr. Matthews brings over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to the company. Prior to joining Ancova, he held various roles at Tapstone Energy, Enable Midstream, Enogex, and Oklahoma Gas & Electric. His diverse experience includes crude and gas marketing, downstream transport deals, contract negotiations, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, cost compliance, and various midstream accounting activities. Michael has a BS in Finance and Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant. A lifelong Oklahoman, he currently resides in Edmond with his wife, son, and daughter.
Mr. Anderson brings 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to Ancova. Early in his career, he worked in Reservoir Engineering and Business Planning positions with Sun Oil Company both domestic and internationally. Later, he held Marketing Management positions with Oryx Energy, Mustang Fuel, Devon Energy, and Chaparral Energy. Most recently he was Vice President of Gas Marketing with Forest Oil Corporation.
Mr. Anderson has experience in every aspect of oil and gas marketing, including gas gathering and processing negotiations, oil marketing, commercial reservoir modeling, gas and NGL supply/demand forecasting, and downstream transport deals. Andy has a BS in Chemical Engineering and a MS in Economics, both from the Colorado School of Mines. He currently lives in Oklahoma City with his wife.