Management

Executives   Board of Managers
Stephen R. Brunner   Richard S. Langdon
Charles C. Ward   Richard H. Bachmann
Elizabeth A. Crawford   Antonio R. Sanchez, III

  John N. Seitz
    Gerald F. Willinger

Richard S. Langdon
Chairman of the Board of Managers

  Richard S. Langdon, Chairman of our Board of Managers, is an independent member of our Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance and Conflicts Committees and is the Chairman of our Audit Committee.

Mr. Langdon is also currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of KMD Operating Company LLC (KMD Operating), a position held since November 2011.  KMD Operating is a privately held exploration and production company.  Mr. Langdon has been serving as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Gasco Energy, Inc., a publicly traded exploration and production company, since May 2013.  Mr. Langdon has also served as a Director of Gasco Energy, Inc. since 2003.  Mr. Langdon was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Matris Exploration Company L.P., a privately held exploration and production company (Matris Exploration), from July 2004 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KMD Operating from August 2009 until the merger of Matris Exploration into KMD Operating in November 2011, which merger was effective January 2011.  Mr. Langdon also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sigma Energy Ventures, LLC, a privately held exploration and production company, from November 2007 until November 2013.  From 1997 until 2002, Mr. Langdon served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EEX Corporation, a publicly traded exploration and production company that merged with Newfield Exploration Company in 2002.

Prior to that, he held various positions with the Pennzoil Companies from 1991 to 1996, including Executive Vice President - International Marketing - Pennzoil Products Company; Senior Vice President - Business Development - Pennzoil Company; and Senior Vice President - Commercial & Control - Pennzoil Exploration & Production Company. Since 2003, Mr. Langdon has served as a Director of Gasco Energy, Inc., a publicly traded exploration and production company.

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Richard H. Bachmann
Manager

  Richard H. Bachmann is an independent member of our Board of Managers and our Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees and is the Chairman of our Conflicts Committee.

Mr. Bachmann joined the general partner (the "General Partner") of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ("Enterprise") and Enterprise Products Company, a privately held affiliate of Enterprise, as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in January, 1999.  Mr. Bachmann resigned such positions in November 2010.  Also since January 1999, Mr. Bachmann has served as a Director of Enterprise Products Company. He previously served as a Director of the General Partner from June 2000 to January 2004 and was re-elected and continued as a Director of the General Partner from February 2006 until April 2010. Mr. Bachmann was elected Group Vice Chairman, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Enterprise Products Company in December 2007.  Since April 2010, Mr. Bachmann has been and continues as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Products Company.

From August 2005 until April 2010, Mr. Bachmann served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of EPE Holdings LLC, the sole general partner of Enterprise GP Holdings L.P., a publicly traded partnership and an affiliate of Enterprise. Mr. Bachmann was also elected a Director of EPE Holdings in February 2006.  In April 2010, Mr. Bachmann resigned his positions as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of EPE Holdings LLC, but remained as a director and an Executive Vice President of that company until its merger with and into a subsidiary of Enterprise.  After the merger in November 2010, Mr. Bachmann was elected a director of the post-merger general partner of Enterprise.

In October 2006, Mr. Bachmann was elected President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of DEP Holdings LLC, the sole general partner of Duncan Energy Partners L.P., a publicly traded partnership, but resigned those positions in April 2010 to devote more time to his position at Enterprise Products Company.  All of the foregoing entities perform various transportation and other services to the energy and petrochemical industries.

Prior to joining Enterprise Products Company in 1999, Mr. Bachmann served as a Partner in the law firms of Snell & Smith P.C. from 1993 to 1998 and Butler & Binion from 1988 to 1993.

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Antonio R. Sanchez, III
Manager


Antonio R. Sanchez, III is one of two members of our Board of Managers designated by the owners of our Class A units.

Mr. Sanchez has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sanchez Energy Corporation, a publicly traded exploration and production company, and has been a member of that company’s board of directors since its formation in August 2011. Mr. Sanchez is also the President of Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation, which he joined in October 2001, as well as the President of SEP Management I, LLC and a Managing Director of Sanchez Energy Partners I, LP. In his capacities as a director and officer of these companies, Mr. Sanchez manages all aspects of their daily operations, including exploration, production, finance, capital markets activities, engineering and land management.  He served as the Chairman of Sanchez Energy Corporation from August 2011 through November 2012.

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John N. Seitz
Manager

  John N. Seitz is an independent member of our Board of Managers and Audit and Conflicts Committees and is the Chairman of our Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Mr. Seitz currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GulfSlope Energy, Inc., an independent energy company focused on exploration for crude oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico.  Mr. Seitz is also currently Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endeavour International Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company which he founded in February 2004.

Prior to founding Endeavour International Corporation, Mr. Seitz served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from January 2002 to March 2003, and prior to being named Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Seitz was the Chief Operating Officer and President of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation beginning in 1999.  Mr. Seitz also served as Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production and as a member of its Board of Directors from 1997 to 1999.

Mr. Seitz also serves as a Director for ION Geophysical Corporation, f/k/a Input Output, Inc., a publicly traded provider of seismic products and services, and as a Director of Gulf United Energy, Inc., a publicly traded energy company with interests in international oil and natural gas properties.

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Gerald F. Willinger
Manager

  Gerald F. Willinger is one of two members of our Board of Managers designated by the owners of our Class A units.

Mr. Willinger is currently a Managing Partner of Sanchez Capital Advisors, LLC and Manager and Co-founder of Sanchez Resources, LLC, an oil and gas company since February 2010. Mr. Willinger currently serves as a Director of Sanchez Resources.


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Stephen R. Brunner
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer

  Stephen R. Brunner was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation Energy Partners in March 2008 and became an employee of the company in January 2009. He continues to serve in the role of Chief Operating Officer, a role he assumed in February 2008. Mr. Brunner has more than 30 years of experience operating oil and gas properties both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining Constellation Energy Partners, Mr. Brunner also served as a Vice President for Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc., or CCG, where he provided support for Constellation Energy Partners in various operational activities.

Prior to joining CCG in February 2008, Mr. Brunner served as the Executive Vice President of Operations for Pogo Producing Company, where he was responsible for all aspects of exploration, production, acquisition and divestiture activity for seven business units in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Vietnam.

During his 13-year tenure at Pogo, Mr. Brunner also served as Vice President of Operations, overseeing both domestic and international operations. He served as the Resident Manager of Thaipo Limited, a subsidiary of Pogo, as well as Offshore Operations Manager. Prior to his career with Pogo, he held various positions with Zilkha Energy Company, Chevron Corporation and Tenneco Oil Company.

Mr. Brunner earned a BS in petroleum engineering from Louisiana Tech University in 1981.

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Charles C. Ward
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

  Charles C. Ward has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since March 2008 and became an employee of the company in January 2009. Mr. Ward has over 15 years of finance and energy industry experience.

Prior to joining Constellation Energy Partners, Mr. Ward also served as a Vice President for Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc. from November 2005 until December 2008. During that time, he provided financial expertise and support to Constellation Energy Partners and helped lead the company through its initial public offering in November 2006.

Mr. Ward was a Vice President of Enron North America Corp. from March 2002 to November 2005 and, prior to that, held various finance and asset management positions at Enron, El Paso Energy, and Tenneco.

Mr. Ward earned a MBA from Rice University in 1992 and a BS in accounting from the University of Houston in 1987.

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Elizabeth A. Crawford
Vice President of Land, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

  Elizabeth A. Crawford became an employee of the company in October 2009 and was appointed Vice President of Land, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in February 2013. Ms. Crawford has over 16 years of energy industry and energy related legal experience.

Prior to joining Constellation Energy Partners, Ms. Crawford served as Senior Counsel for Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc., or CCG, from August 2005 until June 2009. During that time, she provided support in various legal activities and helped acquire the company's Mid-Continent assets in 2007.

Prior to joining CCG, Ms. Crawford held various legal positions at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and El Paso Corporation.

Ms. Crawford earned a juris doctorate from the University of Houston in 1997 and a BA in geography from the University of Texas in 1989.

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