Mr. Wilson is a Partner of Apollo Management and joined Apollo in 2009. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Wilson was at Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Department in the principal investing group responsible for generating, evaluating and executing investment ideas across the energy sector. Mr. Wilson began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved to its investment banking division in New York and Asia. Mr. Wilson currently serves on the boards of directors of Athlon Energy, CSV Midstream, EP Energy, Jupiter Resources and Talos Energy and previously served as a director of Parallel Petroleum. Mr. Wilson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. He has also taught business courses at universities in China. We believe that Mr. Wilson’s extensive investment and risk management experience, his knowledge of Athlon and his service on multiple boards have provided him with a strong understanding of the financial, operational and strategic issues facing public companies in our industry, and that he possesses the requisite set of skills to serve as a member of our Board of Directors.