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Senior Officers

Kenneth F. Tamplain, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and President (Interim)

Kenneth F. Tamplain, Jr. was most recently the Senior Vice President, General Councel and Secretary of Rooster. Mr. Tamplain has served on the management team and as general counsel of Rooster and its subsidiaries since early 2007. Prior to joining Rooster, for over 15 years Mr. Tamplain was a member of the U.S. regional law firm of Adams and Reese, LLP. Mr. Tamplain has extensive experience in the development, finance, restructuring, purchasing and selling of energy assets and related projects as well as in the areas of bankruptcy, creditor rights, corporate transactions and corporate governance. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Tamplain was an independent Petroleum Landman for over 7 years, involved in all phases of oil and gas leasing, title examination and the development and sale of interests in producing and non-producing properties. Mr. Tamplain is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Michigan (inactive) and is a member of various professional associations including the American Association of Petroleum Landmen. Mr. Tamplain holds a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Western Michigan University) and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Nicholls State University.

Leroy F. Guidry, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer (Interim)

Leroy F. Guidry, Jr., is the President and Chief Financial Officer of Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC. His thirty-seven year career includes five years with a regional CPA firm located in South Louisiana and thirty-two years as a financial officer in both privately and publicly held oilfied service companies. Mr. Guidry was the Chief Financial Officer for Dynamic Offshore Contractors from 1985 to 1992. He was the Chief Financial Officer for SOLOCO, a subsidiary of Newpark Resources from 1992 to 1993. He served as Chief Financial Officer for Offshore Rigs, LLC from 1993 until it was purchased by Pride International (PDE) in 1994. He was promoted to Treasurer of Pride in 1995 and served in that capacity until September 1998. Since September of 1998, he has served and Chief Financial Officer of Chet Morrison Contractors. Mr. Guidry was named President of Chet Morrison Contractors in January 2015. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Tod Darcey
Senior Vice President – Operations

Tod Darcey is the Senior Vice President – Operations of Rooster Energy Ltd. Mr. Darcey has served on the management team of Rooster since inception and he is in charge of daily oil and gas operations. Mr. Darcey has over 16 years of operations management experience in all phases of offshore production, construction and drilling. Mr. Darcey has held several management positions of increasing responsibility at Chet Morrison Contractors LLC, J. Ray McDermott, Inc., Offshore Pipelines, Inc. and the APMC Division of Maersk Drilling. Mr. Darcey holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an Associate’s degree in Safety from Nicholls State University.