Chairman of the Board
Mr. Akradi has served as a director since July 2017 and as Chairman of the Board since January 2018. Mr. Akradi founded Life Time, Inc. (formerly Life Time Fitness, Inc.) in 1992 and has served as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since May 1996. When Life Time was taken private in 2015, Mr. Akradi became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of its parent entity, Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LTH). Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. completed its initial public offering in October 2021 and Mr. Akradi continues to serve as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Bromiley has served as a director since September 2007. Ms. Bromiley has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Fortify Energy, an oil and gas acquisition and production company, since May 2022. From October 2021 to May 2022, Mr. Bromiley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of North Shore Steel, a metals manufacturer and distributor, since October 2021. Prior to that, Ms. Bromiley served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aviva Metals, Inc., a multinational metals manufacturer and distributor, from June 2019 to October 2021. Ms. Bromiley served as the Chief Financial Officer of BioUrja Group, a privately-held group of companies focused on global commodity trading in 2018 and 2019. Ms. Bromiley co-founded and served as the Chief Financial Officer of P3 Petroleum, LLC, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company from 2014 to 2018. Ms. Bromiley has served as the Chief Financial Officer for two public companies, Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) and Platinum Energy Resources, Inc. Ms. Bromiley worked in the energy audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and worked for two Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Bromiley is a Certified Public Accountant and holds B.B.A. and Masters of Accountancy degrees from the University of Texas.
Mr. Easley has served as a director since June 2018. Mr. Easley is currently serving as Senior Vice President - Exploration and Development at CH4 Energy. Previously, Mr. Easley has served in various roles, including all aspects of exploration & development and managing multi-disciplinary functions including land, reservoir, and drilling and completions professionals, at companies including BOPCO, L.P., Hunt Oil Company, Chieftain International, Tana Oil and Gas Corporation and Exxon Company, U.S.A. Mr. Easley has also been directly involved in the acquisition, development and divestiture of several large exploration projects in the United States. Mr. Easley holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Frantz has served as a director since August 2016 and has served as the Vice President, Investments of TRT Holdings, Inc., a diversified private holding company based in Dallas Texas, since February 2010. Mr. Frantz is the head of TRT Holdings investment team which is responsible for sourcing, due diligence and managing new investment opportunities. In addition, while at TRT Holdings, Mr. Frantz has led or played a material role in public and private investments ranging from $10 million to $1.2 billion across multiple industries, including minority stakes as well as merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. Frantz brings the benefit of a significant stakeholder to the board as well as an institutional knowledge of the oil and gas industry through TRT Holdings ownership of Tana Exploration and other oil and gas activities. Prior to TRT Holdings, Mr. Frantz was an Analyst with J.P. Morgan Asset Management from July 2008 to February 2010. Mr. Frantz currently serves on the Advisory Board of Dos Rios Partners. Mr. Frantz holds a B.A. Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting and a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business.
Mr. Kimble has served as a director since July 2022. From 2009 until his retirement in 2015, Mr. Kimble served as the Office Managing Partner for the Atlanta office and Managing Partner - Southeastern United States at KPMG, one of the largest audit, tax and advisory services firms in the world. Mr. Kimble was also responsible for moderating KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute and Audit Committee Chair Sessions. Until his retirement, Mr. Kimble had been with KPMG or its predecessor firm since 1986. During his tenure with KPMG, Mr. Kimble also held numerous senior leadership positions, including Global Chairman of Industrial Markets. Mr. Kimble served as KPMG’s Energy Sector Leader for ten years and was the executive director of KPMG’s Global Energy Institute. Mr. Kimble currently serves on the board of directors of both Liberty Energy Inc. and DCP Midstream GP, LLC. Mr. Kimble has a Bachelor of Accounting and Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. King has served as a director since May 2007 and has worked as a land and general manager with Hancock Enterprises, a privately held independent oil and gas exploration and production company based in Billings, Montana, since 1983. Mr. King has been actively working in the Williston Basin and the Northern Rockies for over 30 years. Throughout his career Mr. King has been very involved in regional industry and local civic affairs, including currently serving on the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation Commission as a Commissioner (Gubernatorial appointment), Board of the Montana Petroleum Association, Western Montana BLM Advisory Council, IOGCC Public Lands Committee, U of MT President's Advisory Council, and the Finance Committee for the Montana Community Foundation. Mr. King was a founding member of the Board of Directors for Crown Butte Resources, Ltd. From 1987 to 1996. Mr. King holds a degree in Economics from the University of Montana.
Mr. Lasher has served as a director since March 2020. Mr. Lasher is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Capital Partners, Inc., which is a private investment firm based in Tampa, Florida. Quantum Capital Partners was formed in 1998 and invests capital and provides expertise to businesses across various industries. From September 2010 to July 2012, Mr. Lasher served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lifestyle Family Fitness, a fitness chain with 55 locations. In 1990, Mr. Lasher co-founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Business Solutions, Inc. (NBS), a professional employer organization based in St. Petersburg, Florida. In August 1996, NBS was acquired by Paychex, Inc. and Mr. Lasher remained as Chief Executive Officer of the Paychex PEO division until June 1997. Mr. Lasher began his professional career in public accounting with KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Lasher currently serves on several private company boards of directors, including LTF Holdings, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Life Time, Inc. (formerly Life Time Fitness, Inc.) and Fitlife Foods. Mr. Lasher holds a degree in Finance and Accounting from Florida State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida.
Ms. Pomerantz has served as a director since December 2021. Ms. Pomerantz most recently served as Chairman and CEO of American Natural, a lifestyle brand of convenience stores and fuel logistics solutions, which she founded in 2011. Prior to founding that business, she launched and served as a Portfolio Manager for global natural resources strategies for Citadel Asset Management’s Surveyor Capital and JP Morgan’s Highbridge Capital Management. Ms. Pomerantz began her career in investment banking, covering power and energy for Bank of America.