Robert J. Clark | Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
With more than 40 years of success, Mr. Clark is a widely recognized leader in the midstream energy industry, known for his ability to identify high-potential projects that realize remarkable value for producers. 3Bear Energy will be the fourth successful endeavor for Mr. Clark, who served as President and CEO of three previous midstream companies: Bear Paw Energy, LLC, Bear Cub Energy, LLC, and Bear Tracker Energy LLC. Prior to beginning his midstream services companies, Mr. Clark held senior executive positions with Snyder Oil Corporation, Ladd Petroleum Corporation and Nicor Inc. He holds a BS in Accounting from Bradley University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Scott Spicher | Executive Vice President & COO
Mr. Spicher has over 20 years of experience in the midstream industry, including engineering, project management, operations and business development. In his time with Saddle Butte Pipeline, Mr. Spicher was responsible for a $60 million portfolio of greenfield projects in North Dakota. He also provided expertise regarding crude oil operations, design, hydraulics, measurement and commercial issues for start-up, 50-person midstream energy company. Previously, Mr. Spicher was Manager of Operations & Business Development at Nexen Marketing, and served with ConocoPhillips for 17 years. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University.
Shawn Radtke | Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Radtke has 12 years of finance and accounting experience including the last four years spent focusing on midstream oil and gas. He comes to us from Summit Midstream where he served as a Manager of Business Development after Summit’s acquisition of Bear Tracker Energy. At Bear Tracker, he worked as a Financial Analyst helping support Business Development and Corporate Finance efforts. Prior to Bear Tracker, he worked at Oppenheimer & Co., Credit Suisse, and Ernst & Young. Mr. Radtke has a Bachelors in Finance from the University of Nebraska.
Linda McNamee | Senior Vice President Business Development
Troy Person | Vice President Engineering
Mr. Person has over 20 years experience in natural gas and water gathering and gas processing, including facility design and engineering, planning, revenue management, mergers and acquisitions, customer relations and operations. Mr. Person has worked for industry leaders such as Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Evergreen Resources (Pioneer Natural Resources) and Merrick & Company. Mr. Person holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.
Stephanie Swanson | Manager of Engineering
Dennis Carlton | Sr. Geologist and Business Development
Most recently Mr. Carlton was Director of Exploration and an Executive Director of Cuadrilla Resources Ltd (Lichfield, United Kingdom), a private company active in European unconventional resource exploration and development. Prior to joining Cuadrilla Resources, Mr. Carlton was Vice President of Exploration – Western Division for Pioneer Natural Resources, Inc. (Denver, Colorado) where he was responsible for Pioneer’s Rocky Mountain unconventional resource exploration projects and business development activities. In September 2004 Pioneer acquired Evergreen Resources, Inc. (Evergreen) at which time Mr. Carlton was Executive Vice President – Exploration, Chief Operating Officer and a Director, and President of Evergreen Operating Corp. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a Masters of Science degree in Geology from Wichita State University. Mr. Carlton was awarded the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, 2000 Outstanding Explorer for his Coalbed Methane exploration and development efforts in the Raton Basin of southern Colorado. He serves on the Board of Argos Resources Ltd (Stanley, Falkland Islands). Mr. Carlton’s conventional oil and gas and unconventional resource exploration and production experience (Coalbed Methane, Tight Gas Sands and Shale Gas/Oil) includes US Rocky Mountain Basins, the Canadian Western Sedimentary Basin, United Kingdom, Holland, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Alaska, Chile and the Falkland Islands.
Michael Wozniak | EVP General Counsel
Mr. Wozniak is the managing partner in the Denver office of the natural resources firm of Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. where the firm’s practice focuses on representation of natural resource development companies throughout the Rockies. He received his B.A. degree with distinction from Indiana University in 1976 (Phi Beta Kappa) and his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law. Mike represents oil and gas clients in regulatory and environmental compliance matters, Public Lands appeals, and natural resources litigation in both state and federal courts. Mike’s primary practice over the past two decades has focused on oil and gas conservation commission matters in both Colorado and Wyoming. He has experience in merger, divestiture and acquisitions, involving producing properties, midstream assets, gas processing plants and pipelines throughout the United States. He is licensed to practice in Colorado and Wyoming and is a frequent lecturer on natural resources matters, including the Annual Institutes of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation in 2002, 2005 and 2011 and was a presenter and the Chair of the Foundation’s the Federal Oil & Gas Leasing Short Course in 2005, 2007 and 2009. He serves as a Trustee-at-Large of the Foundation. Mike has previously served as the lead director of a publicly traded oil and gas company and general counsel of three private equity funded midstream entities. Mike is active in community and governmental affairs. Mike previously served on the City Council and as chair of the Board of Adjustment and Appeals and two terms on a Municipal Planning
Josh Stevens | Director of Finance
Pamela Courtney | Accounting Manager
Ms. Courtney is an oil and gas financial accountant with over 20 years of energy experience. Ms. Courtney has experience as a financial accounting manager, a financial analyst and in all levels of energy accounting. Most recently Ms. Courtney was the Financial Accounting Manager for Aspect Energy, LLC. Ms. Courtney has a BS in Business Administration.