Bear Tracker Energy LLC
1512 Larimer Street
Suite 540
Denver, CO 80202

303.626.8395 voice
303.626.8251 fax
Bear Tracker Energy’s management team has over 200 years of combined industry experience including engineering & processing, business development, NGL and other energy commodities marketing, and finance.
Robert J. Clark
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
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Mr. Clark has over 40 years experience in the energy sector and was the former President and CEO of two midstream startup companies, Bear Paw Energy, LLC and Bear Cub Energy, LLC. While at the helm of both companies, Mr. Clark created tremendous shareholder value by generating a 317% and 27% Internal Rate of Return respectively. Both companies' success demonstrated his ability to identify and complete projects while creating remarkable value. Prior to Bear Paw and Bear Cub, Mr. Clark was a senior officer with Synder Oil Corporation, Ladd Petroleum Corporation, and Nicor Inc. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Evergreen Energy, Inc. and Storm Cat Energy Corporation.

Mr. Clark has a BS in Accounting from Bradley University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Dave Keanini
President & Chief Operating Officer
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Mr. Keanini has over 25 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and was most recently the General Manager Rockies Midstream for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. In that role, he was responsible for Engineering, Operations, and Business Development of over 25 facilities generating over $200MM EBITDA annually. Prior to that role, Mr. Keanini was General Manager Midstream Engineering for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and oversaw a $500MM annual capital budget. Before joining Anadarko, Mr. Keanini was Vice President Engineering, Environmental & Safety for Western Gas Resources. He currently serves as a Director for the Wyoming Pipeline Authority.

Mr. Keanini has a BS in Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from the University of Denver.
Kevin Collins
Chief Financial Officer
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Mr. Collins has extensive experience in senior level management within the energy sector. Previously, Mr. Collins was the CEO & President of Evergreen Energy, Inc. and served previously as Evergreen’s Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President. Prior to Evergreen Energy, Mr. Collins was an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Evergreen Resources, Inc. He currently serves as a Director for Delta Petroleum Corporation which is publicly traded.

Mr. Collins has over 13 years of accounting experience as a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Arizona.
Don Zinko
Sr. Vice President, Business Development
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Mr. Zinko has over 30 years of experience in the Natural Gas Industry holding a number of executive positions in marketing, regulatory affairs and engineering. Prior to joining Bear Tracker, Mr. Zinko was Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for the Western Piplines for El Paso Corporation. Prior to El Paso, he was Sr. Vice President, Marketing and Development and held various other senior level positions at CIG.

Mr. Zinko has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado
Chip Duval
Vice President, Marketing
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Mr. Duval has been in the oil and gas industry for 30 years and was previously the President of Lodgepole Energy Marketing where he was responsible for the marketing of over 16,000 barrels a day of Natural Gas Liquids. Prior to Lodgepole, Mr. Duval was the Manager, Wholesale Marketing for TransMontaigne Product Services, Inc. In addition, he has been in marketing roles for EOTT Energy, Giant Refining Inc. and the Asamera Oil Company.

Mr. Duval holds a BS in Business Administration from Colorado State University
Bill Koch
Vice President, Business Development
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Mr. Koch has 33 years experience in the Natural Gas Midstream and Marketing business where he has overseen the business development, negotiation, purchase, joint venturing and divestment of midstream systems throughout the United States. Mr. Koch was most recently the Midstream Business Asset Manager for Anadarko Petroleum and at Western Gas Resources prior to its acquisition.

Mr. Koch holds a BA from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.
Bruce Portz
Vice President, Engineering
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Mr. Portz has been in the Natural Gas Industry for over 30 years designing, constructing and troubleshooting facilities. He was most recently an Engineering Manager for Anadarko Petroleum Midstream where he was responsible for new facility design and operations support as well as electrical and instrument engineering. Prior to Anadarko Mr. Portz was the Engineering and Environmental Manager at Western Gas Resources.

Mr. Portz holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa.
Amy Gavin
Vice President, Finance
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Ms. Gavin was previously the Controller for BioFuel Energy Corporation, a publicly held company operating ethanol plants. Prior to BioFuel Energy Corporation, she was the Controller for GE Access Distribution. Ms. Gavin is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.

Ms. Gavin holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Iowa and an MS in Management from the University of Colorado, Denver.