GreenHunter Resources Inc. (NYSE MKT: GRH) (NYSE MKT: GRH.PRC) has made changes to its senior management team, following the resignation of Jonathan D. Hoopes as a member of the company’s board of directors and as interim CEO, president and COO.
The board has appointed Gary C. Evans, the company’s existing chairman, as the interim CEO, and Kirk J. Trosclair, an existing executive vice president, as the new COO. Additionally, Larry Covert has been named as the new vice president of investor relations.
Trosclair presently serves as executive vice president for GreenHunter Resources, while also serving as senior vice president of Alpha Hunter Drilling LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. He brings more than 21 years of diversified energy experience to GreenHunter Resources. His background includes drilling and exploration, engineering design, oilfield fluid terminal operations, logistics management, construction, and business development. Before serving the company as executive vice president, Trosclair was director of terminal operations for GreenHunter Resources. He has also worked at InterMoor Inc. and ExxonMobil.
Covert’s experience includes being president and CEO of Energy Hunter Securities; senior analyst in mergers and acquisitions at Wachovia; research analyst with venture capital firm MILCOM; vice president of Texas for CNL Investment Co.; managing director of mineral rights and royalty acquisition firm GreenBlack Energy; and managing director of a private equity unit of defense firm Fulcra Worldwide.