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Thomas M. Hart III

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Hart has been engaged in energy transactional work and management for over 20 years. Before co-founding Jonah, Hart was a senior corporate development officer for El Paso Corporation for 10 years, most recently as SVP Business Development for El Paso Exploration & Production Company. At El Paso E&P, he led acquisitions of over 1 Tcfe of reserves in numerous transactions totaling over $2.5 billion, and divestitures in excess of $1 billion. He was previously a member of Andrews & Kurth LLP’s corporate and securities group. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Oiltanking Partners, L.P., the Board of Trustees of Keystone School, and the Advisory Board of the Trinity University of School of Business. He previously served on the Boards of Four Star Oil & Gas Co., the US Oil & Gas Assn. and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.


L. Craig Manaugh

President and Chief Operating Officer

Craig is a senior oil and gas executive with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to Jonah Energy, Craig served as Vice President of Operations, Northern Division for Chesapeake Energy. Prior to Chesapeake, Craig was President and CEO of Dominion Exploration Canada and was a Vice President at Louis Dreyfus. Craig is a member of OIPA and the Society of Petroleum Engineers and holds a BS from Texas Tech University.