DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Energy Hunter Resources, Inc., an oil-focused energy company headquartered in Dallas, Texas (www.energyhunter.energy), announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Roger Burks as Interim Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2016.
Commenting on the appointment, Gary C. Evans, Chairman and CEO of Energy Hunter Resources said, “Roger’s extensive experience in all matters related to initial public offerings, acquisition and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, financial strategy and SEC reporting rules and regulations, specifically as it relates to the energy industry, will be an integral part of our future plans. Mr. Burks will oversee all accounting and financial related services required as a SEC reporting company. Initially, while Roger will move in-house to Energy Hunter, we will outsource back-office and technical accounting support for Energy Hunter’s ongoing operations to his existing firm, WG Consulting, LLC. Roger’s 34-plus years of experience navigating complex financial transactions for both public and privately-held companies, as well as his 20 year successful track record at Deloitte & Touche, will provide us significant bench strength as we enter the capital markets arena. In the coming weeks as we move closer toward our planned initial public offering, I look forward to working with Roger again.”
Roger Burks is currently executive managing director and CEO of WG Consulting, LLC based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Burks has had a diverse business career. He is a CPA with over 34 years of business experience, which includes over 20 years with Deloitte & Touche and 14 years as a senior executive in the energy industry. He has been a senior executive in the energy industry, served on numerous Boards, funded new ventures, and started two management consulting firms. Mr. Burks serves on the Houston Chapter of CPAs, and has previously served on the Board of a publicly traded SEC registrant and various other private company and non-profit boards. Roger Burks has also advised a number of companies and provided financial, operational, and transactional services to them.
About Energy Hunter Resources, Inc.
Energy Hunter Resources, Inc. is an independent oil company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with a mission to own and operate properties within some of the most prolific resource plays in the United States. Initially focusing on the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin, Energy Hunter aims to maximize stockholder value through a balanced program of acquisitions and low-risk development and exploitation. Energy Hunter intends to leverage its management team’s long history in the oil and gas industry and operational expertise to identify and acquire ownership interests in producing, proved developed, proved undeveloped, and probable properties with a particular emphasis on distressed assets and smaller acquisition opportunities not generally known in the marketplace.