Mike Elyea, CPA, Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, Member of the Board of Managers. Mike is responsible for the accounting, finance, administration, IT, and land departments and has been employed by the Company for 39 years. Prior employment included a small integrated independent, and Coopers & Lybrand specializing in the refining and gasoline marketing and banking industries. Mike is past president of the North Texas Oil and Gas Association, currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Producers Association of America(IPAA), current chairman of the Liaison committee, serves on the Oilfield Cleanup Fund oversight committee of the Texas Railroad Commission, member of the Fort Worth Wildcatters, past chairman of the community board of Wells Fargo Bank of Wichita Falls, past member of the Board of Directors for United Regional Hospital and past chairman of the Finance committee, member of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Society, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and American Institute of Public Accountants. Mike graduated from Kansas State College of Pittsburg with a BSBA and a major in accounting.