Management Team


President & Chief Executive Officer

Alan W. Barksdale has been Red Mountain’s President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since June 2011 and served as the company’s Interim Acting Chief Financial Officer from June 2011 to August 2011. Mr. Barksdale has also served as President of Black Rock since its inception. Mr. Barksdale has also been the owner and president of StoneStreet and president and manager of StoneStreet Operating Company, LLC (“StoneStreet Operating”), advisory and management services and merchant banking firms, since 2008. Mr. Barksdale has also been the president of AWB Enterprises, Inc., a holding company that owns a percentage of StoneStreet, since November 2011. From January 2004 to April 2010, Mr. Barksdale served as a director in the Capital Markets Group of Crews & Associates, an investment banking firm. From August 2003 to October 2003, Mr. Barksdale served as an investment banker at Stephens Inc., an investment banking firm. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Barksdale was an investment banker at Crews & Associates. Mr. Barksdale has served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board for Cross Border since May 2012. Mr. Barksdale’s experience in operating, managing, financing, and investing in more than 100 wells in Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas, combined with his over ten years of capital markets experience and contacts and relationships, provides RMR and its board of directors with management and operational direction.


Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Hilda D. Kouvelis has served as Red Mountain’s Chief Accounting Officer since February 2012 and was appointed Executive Vice President in July 2012. Ms. Kouvelis has more than 25 years of industry accounting and finance experience. From January 2005 until June 2011, she was employed with TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd., an international oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas, serving as its Chief Financial Officer from January 2007 until April 2011 and as its Vice President from May 2007 to April 2011. She also served as its controller from January 2005 to January 2007. Prior to joining TransAtlantic Petroleum, Ms. Kouvelis served as Controller for Ascent Energy, Inc. from 2001 to 2004 and as Financial Controller for the international operations at the headquarters of PetroFina, S.A. in Brussels, Belgium from 1998 through 2000. Ms. Kouvelis began her career with FINA, Inc. where she held various positions in accounting and finance, including controller and treasurer.  Ms. Kouvelis received a B.B.A. in accounting from Angelo State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas.  Ms. Kouvelis is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.


Vice President, Geologist, Director of Business Development

Jack Bradley is a geologist for Red Mountain Resources and also serves as a Vice President and RMR’s Director of Business Development. Mr. Bradley has nearly a decade of experience in petroleum geology and oil and gas property value assessment. He previously served as a Geologist and Director of Business Development for StoneStreet Group, Inc. At StoneStreet Mr. Bradley evaluated numerous oil and gas opportunities throughout the country, ultimately making acquisition recommendations to company management. Mr. Bradley recommended and assisted in the acquisition process of the Wilcox property in South Texas and the Pawnee and Madera prospects in Southeast New Mexico, all of which are currently operated by RMR. Prior to joining StoneStreet, Mr. Bradley served as a GeoTech and Geologist for R.K. Ford & Associates and Sebring Exploration in Midland, Texas. Mr. Bradley has extensive geographical experience in the Permian Basin, Val Verde Basin, and in South Texas. Mr. Bradley earned his Geology degree from Sul Ross State University and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the West Texas Geological Society.

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