Scott Gladden - President
Scott Gladden joined Tana Exploration Company as President in 2015. Scott had previous roles with Principle Petroleum LLC as Executive Vice President, Winstead PC as Of Counsel, and Merit Energy Company as Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Land. Scott has a B.A. from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Baylor University.
Eric Doss - Vice President, Exploration & Geosciences
Eric Doss is Vice President, Exploration & Geosciences at Tana Exploration Company. Prior to joining Tana, Mr. Doss was a senior geologist at ExxonMobil. He had previous roles at XTO Energy, Hunt Petroleum Corporation, and AOA Geophysics. Mr. Doss earned his BS in Geophysics from the University of Texas Austin in 2006.
Jim McFarland - Vice President, Engineering
Jim McFarland joined Tana in June 2015 as Director of Reservoir Engineering with more than 22 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Tana, he was most recently a Senior Operations Engineer at Denbury Resources, with prior experience as an Offshore Production/Reservoir Engineer at Nexen Petroleum USA and as a Petroleum Engineer with Westport Oil & Gas in Denver. Jim earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.
John Petty - Vice President, Operations
John Petty is Vice President of Operations at Tana Exploration Company. John had previous roles with Denbury Resources as Senior Operations Engineer, Merit Energy Company as Exploitation Engineer and Region Manager, and BP/Amoco as a Production Engineer. John is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1998.
Jake Bailey - Vice President & CFO
As CFO & Vice President, Jake Bailey brings an expertise in financial planning and analysis to Tana Exploration. Prior to his current role, Jake worked in accounting and finance for an oil and gas operator and had previously worked for an oilfield services company. Jake has a BBA in Accounting and a BS in Psychology from the University of Georgia, an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington and is certified in corporate FP&A.
Garrett Kimbell - Vice President, Land & Business Development
Garrett joined Tana Exploration Company as the Director of Land and Regulatory in 2015. Prior to joining Tana, Mr. Kimbell was a Senior Landman at Athlon Energy / Encana Corporation. He had previous roles at EOG Resources, Inc. and O’Brien Energy Company. Mr. Kimbell was the past president of the Ark-La-Texas Association of Professional Landmen and is a Certified Professional Landman. Mr. Kimbell earned his B.A. from Louisiana State University and a Masters of Energy Business from the University of Tulsa.