Quentin R. Hicks serves as Executive Vice President, Finance, Capital Markets and Investor Relations. Mr. Hicks joined Halcón as in August 2012 after GeoResources merged with Halcón. While with GeoResources, Mr. Hicks served as Director of Acquisitions and Financial Planning from 2011 to 2012. From 2004 to 2011, he worked in investment banking with Bear Stearns, Sanders Morris Harris and most recently Madison Williams, where he was as a Director in their energy investment banking practice. Prior to that, Mr. Hicks worked as Manager of Financial Reporting for Continental Airlines. He began his career in 1998 working as an auditor for Ernst and Young LLP. Mr. Hicks graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in accounting. In addition, he holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in finance from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Hicks is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.