Bruce has spent his entire 27 year career creating, growing and monetizing numerous upstream oil and gas companies. Prior to forming Crossing Rocks Energy II, Bruce was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crossing Rocks Energy Partners, LLC, and was a co-founder and officer of Celero Energy Company, LP, Celero Energy, LP and Encore Acquisition Company, Inc. Additionally, Bruce was President of KLT Gas, a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy. Bruce began his career at Natural Gas Partners soon after graduating from Southern Methodist University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Real Estate. Bruce is involved in several non-profit efforts including the creation of a clinical trial in partnership with Baylor Health Care System targeting triple negative breast cancer.
Scott has more than 28 years of financial management experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to forming Crossing Rocks Energy II, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Crossing Rocks Energy Partners, LLC, and as Vice President–Controller and Treasurer of Celero Energy Company, LP and Vice President and Assistant Controller of Celero Energy, LP. Scott has extensive experience working in the public company environment having served as Director of Property and International Accounting for Pioneer Natural Resources Company and as Manager of Financial Reporting for Snyder Oil Corporation. Scott began his professional career as an Auditor for KPMG after graduating from The University of North Texas in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Additionally, he is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.
Kevin has over 33 years of technical experience, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer for Crossing Rocks Energy Partners, LCC, and as Senior Vice President – Operations for Atlantic Exploration, a private E&P company in Fort Worth, Texas. Prior to Atlantic and since 2008, Kevin was Vice President – Production for Classic Hydrocarbons. In 2004, Kevin joined Quicksilver Resources, a public E&P company in Fort Worth, Texas as Operations Manager, Fort Worth Basin. Kevin was the Southern Production Manager for Encore Acquisition Company beginning in 2000 where he managed all drilling, completion, and production operations in the Permian, Crockett, and Verden Regions. Prior to Encore, Kevin held District Engineer and Reservoir Engineer positions with Range Resources, Matador Petroleum, and Breck Operating Corp. Kevin graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1985.
Preston has over 21 years of operations, reservoir, and acquisition evaluation experience over a wide variety of oil and gas properties across multiple basins. Prior to forming Crossing Rocks Energy II, Preston served as Executive Vice President-Business Development for Crossing Rocks Energy Partners, LCC, and as Western U.S. Division Manager of Jetta Operating Co, a private E&P company in Fort Worth, Texas. Prior to joining Jetta, Preston was with Encore Acquisition Company. During his time at Encore, Preston served as Senior Engineer – Northern (Williston Basin) and Southern (Permian Basin) Regions and as Engineering Manager for the Mid Continent Region. From 1997 to 1998, Preston served as an engineer for Union Pacific Resources’ South Texas region. From 1995 to 1997, he served in operations and production engineering roles for Burlington Resources Oil & Gas’ South Texas and Mid-Continent Regions. Preston graduated from Texas A&M University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering Degree and as a Distinguished Military Graduate. Preston served ten years in the reserve component forces and departed service in 2004 at the rank of Captain with over three years of company command experience in Alpha Company of the 536th Forward Support Battalion, 49th Armored Division.