I. Jon Brumley has served as the Executive Chairman of Bounty Minerals since its formation in June 2022 and as the Chief Executive Officer of Bounty LLC since its formation. Mr. Brumley began his energy career with Southland Royalty Company (“Southland”), becoming its President in1974. Leaving in 1985 after Southland sold to Burlington Northern Railroad, Mr. Brumley co-founded Cross Timbers Oil Company (later to become XTO Energy) in 1986. Leaving in 1996, and until 1998, Mr. Brumley was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mesa Petroleum until it merged with Parker Parsley to form Pioneer Natural Resources. In 1998, Mr. Brumley co-founded Encore Acquisition Company, selling in 2010 to Denbury Inc. Mr. Brumley has been a key part of listing seven companies on the NYSE and a founder in all but two. Mr. Brumley earned his BBA in Business Administration at the University of Texas in Austin, and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Brumley has served on various boards and committees, including Texas Heart Institute, and currently serves on MD Anderson’s Board of Visitors and the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Board as an Executive Committee Member. Mr. Brumley is well qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his knowledge of the industry and leadership of our company since its inception.