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Riviera Resources - David Rottino

David Rottino
President and Chief Executive Officer
David Rottino is President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Riviera Resources. Prior to Riviera Resources’ spin-off from LINN Energy, Inc., he served as LINN Energy’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Mr. Rottino has over 25 years of total experience and over 20 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to joining LINN in June 2008, he served at El Paso Energy, ConocoPhillips and Burlington Resources in various finance, accounting, and strategic planning roles. Mr. Rottino earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University.

Riviera Resources - Darren Schluter

Darren Schluter
Executive Vice President, Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Darren Schluter is Executive Vice President, Finance, Administration and Chief Accounting Officer of Riviera Resources where he oversees the accounting, tax, information technology, and administrative functions. Prior to Riviera Resources’ spin-off from LINN Energy, Inc., he served as Vice President beginning in 2010 and Controller beginning in 2007. Before joining LINN Energy, Mr. Schluter served in various accounting and auditing roles at Nabors Industries, Ltd. and KPMG, LLP. Mr. Schluter has over 25 years of total experience. Mr. Schluter earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas.

Riviera Resources - Holly Anderson

Holly Anderson
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Holly Anderson is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Riviera Resources. Prior to Riviera Resources’ spin-off from LINN Energy, Inc., she served as Linn Energy’s Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Previously, Ms. Anderson served in various roles within Linn Energy, LLC’s legal department from 2010 to 2017. Prior to joining LINN, Ms. Anderson served as an Associate Attorney at Thompson & Knight LLP. Ms. Anderson has over 15 years of industry experience. Ms. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from the University of Houston.

Evan Lederman
Evan Lederman has been chairman of the board of Riviera Resources since August 8, 2018 and prior to that was chairman of the board of Riviera Resource’s predecessor Linn Energy since its emergence from bankruptcy protection on February 28, 2017. From February 2011 to January 2021, Evan Lederman was a Partner on the Investment Team at Fir Tree Capital Management. While at Fir Tree, Mr. Lederman co-managed the firm’s distressed credit, restructuring, legal assets, special situations and private equity oriented strategies, including Fir Tree’s energy investments. Prior to joining Fir Tree Partners in 2011, Mr. Lederman was an attorney in the Business Finance and Restructuring groups at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and the Bankruptcy and Litigation groups at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Lederman also currently serves on the board of directors of Amplify Energy Corporation and previously served on the boards of Ultra Petroleum, Midstates Petroleum and Emerald Energy. As an investor, lawyer and board member, Mr. Lederman has over 15 years of direct experience focused on liquidating estates/companies, with a special focus on oversight management of complex corporate wind-downs, investor and board alignment, litigation, and claims reconciliation and reduction. Mr. Lederman received a J.D. degree, Cum Laude, with honors from New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University.

Joseph Mills
Joseph Mills is President and Chief Executive Officer of Samson Resources II, LLC, a position he has held since March 2017. Prior to joining Samson Resources, Mr. Mills served in various roles, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer positions for several public and private oil and gas companies, including Eagle Rock Energy G&P, LLC and Montierra Management LLC. In addition, Mr. Mills previously served on the Board of Directors of Roan Resources, Inc. from November 2018 to December 2019 and CIU Global, Inc. from August 2015 to October 2016. He has also served in director and executive officer positions at several other industry related companies. Mr. Mills received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Texas and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Houston.

David Rottino
David Rottino is President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Riviera Resources. Prior to Riviera Resources’ spin-off from LINN Energy, Inc., he served as LINN Energy’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the board of directors. Mr. Rottino has over 25 years of total experience and over 20 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to joining LINN in June 2008, he served at El Paso Energy, ConocoPhillips and Burlington Resources in various finance, accounting, and strategic planning roles. Mr. Rottino earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University.

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, download the corresponding committee charter below.

Audit Committee Members:

Joseph Mills (Chairman of Audit Committee)
Evan Lederman

Compensation Committee Members:

Evan Lederman
Joseph Mills