D. Mark Leland
D. Mark Leland, one of our directors as of the effective date of the prospectus which is part of this registration statement, has served on the board of directors of Deltic Timber Corporation since 2016 and served as its interim president and chief executive officer from October 2016 to March 2017. Mr. Leland has served on the board of directors for the general partner of Rice Midstream Partners LP since 2014 and currently serves as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the conflicts committee. Previously, Mr. Leland served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of El Paso Corporation, a natural gas-focused pipeline and production company, from 2005 to 2009 and president of El Paso’s midstream business unit from 2009 to 2012, and as director of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. from its formation in 2007 to 2012. He served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of El Paso Exploration & Production Company from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Leland served as vice president and chief operating officer of the general partner of GulfTerra Energy Partners, L.P. in 2003, and as vice president and controller from 1997 to 2003. Mr. Leland served on the board of directors of the general partner of Oiltanking Partners, L.P., a crude oil and petroleum products storage provider, from 2012 until 2015 and on the board of directors of KiOR, Inc., a renewable fuels company, from 2013 until 2015. Mr. Leland received a B.B.A. in finance with a minor in economics from the University of Puget Sound in Washington. He is well qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to his extensive operational and financial experience in the midstream energy industry and his experience on the boards of directors of numerous publicly traded energy companies.