Chief Executive Officer
Mr Hutson Jr. is the fourth generation of his family to be involved in the oil and gas industry but the first to hold an executive role, with his Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather all working in various field operational roles. Before founding Diversified Gas & Oil in 2001, Mr. Hutson Jr. held finance and accounting roles for 13 years at Bank One (Columbus, Ohio) and Compass Bank (Birmingham, Alabama). He finished his banking career as CFO of Compass Financial Services. Mr. Hutson has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Fairmont State College – West Virginia. He is a former certified public accountant (“CPA”) (Ohio).
Finance Director and US Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining the Company in October 2016, Mr. Gray held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Royal Cup, Inc., a United States based commercial coffee roaster and wholesale distributor of tea and other beverage related products. Prior to Royal Cup, Inc., from 2006 to 2014, Mr. Gray worked in the petroleum distribution industry for The McPherson Companies, Inc. and held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, from 1997 to 2006, Mr. Gray worked in various financial and operational roles with Saks Incorporated, a previously listed New York Stock Exchange retail group in the United States. Mr Gray began his career at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Gray has a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and he is a licensed CPA (Alabama).
Field Operations Manager
Rusty Hutson, Senior., spent over 30 years in the oil and gas business in various operational roles for oil and gas operators. The Hutson family has been engaged in aspects of the oil and gas industry in West Virginia, United States since the early 1900s. He now supervises the West Virginia operations for the Group.
Production Manager – Ohio
Tim Altier is the third generation in his family to work in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Altier started his career at Dominion East Ohio where he worked in the engineering and metering division. He spent 16 years as the Operations Manager at Range Resources and their predecessors with responsibility for all their wells and production in Ohio and New York. After Range sold their Ohio and New York production, Mr. Altier moved to Mountaineer Keystone as Production Manager where he worked with Utica and Marcellus production. Mr. Altier left Mountaineer Keystone to become the Conventional Production Manager of Eclipse Resources in Ohio. Mr. Altier joined the Group as Production Manager for all of the Group’s operations in the state of Ohio upon its acquisition of Eclipse. Mr. Altier has a Petroleum Engineering Degree from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio and also received his Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Production Manager – Pennsylvania
Mr. Adamo started his career in 1986 with Victory Energy Corporation as a well tender, spending 10 years learning well tending and compressor operations. In 1996, Mr. Adamo moved to Texas Keystone Inc (“TKI”) spending 20 years growing from well tending to management. Mr. Adamo managed all of TKI’s field operations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, consisting of drilling, completing and pipelining over 1,500 conventional gas wells. Mr. Adamo’s 30 years of experience in the oil & gas industry has grown his extensive knowledge of all facets of conventional field operations, specialising in engineering and setting large horsepower compression. Mr. Adamo joined the Group upon its acquisition of the TKI conventional assets, as Production Manager for all of the Group’s operations in the state of Pennsylvania.
Treasury and Financial Controller
Lindsey joined the Group in 2011 and is responsible for financial statement and budget preparation, monthly closing procedures and audit & tax oversight. Prior to joining the Group, Lindsey was a Senior Accountant with Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith where she audited construction contractors, manufacturing and distribution companies. She has a Master of Accountancy and a B.S. in Accounting from Samford University and she is a licensed CPA (Alabama).