Gary C. Evans serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (MHR), a Houston based oil and gas exploration and production company; he has held that position since May 2009. Mr. Evans previously founded and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Inc. (MHRI), a NYSE listed company, for twenty years before selling MHRI to Cimarex Energy for approximately $2.2 billion in June 2005. In 2005, Mr. Evans formed Wind Hunter Energy, LLC, a renewable energy company which was subsequently acquired in December 2006 by GreenHunter Energy, Inc.; a (NYSE Amex GRH) listed renewable energy company focusing on biodiesel, wind and biomass power. Mr. Evans has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GreenHunter Energy, Inc. since December 2006.
Mr. Evans serves as an Individual Trustee of TEL Offshore Trust, a NASDAQ listed oil and gas trust, and is the Lead Director of Novavax Inc., a NASDAQ listed clinical-stage vaccine biotechnology company. Mr. Evans was recognized by Ernst and Young as the Southwest Area 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Energy Sector and was subsequently inducted into the World Hall of Fame for Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs. Mr. Evans also serves on the Board of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University.