Leadership Team

Experienced leadership.

Led by a team of industry experts.


Bruce W. Hunt
President
W. Herbert Hunt
Advisor
Douglas H. Hunt
Director of Acquisitions and Divestitures
Bruce Hunt is Petro-Hunt’s president and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) and is the Independent lead director for the company. Bruce also is a director of Legacy Texas Financial Group (NASDAQ:LTXB). He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas. Bruce is active in a number of industry and professional organizations such as the American Petroleum Institute (API), Independent Producers Association of America (IPAA), National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), and All-American Wildcatters. He is past president of the Dallas Petroleum Club, the Dallas Wildcat Committee and the Dallas Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He also is a member of the Texas Christian University Board of Trustees, a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and is involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations.

William Herbert Hunt has been active in the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry and has been involved in numerous discoveries of large and giant fields in his career. In addition to his role as advisor to management, Herbert is active in oil and gas exploration, gas processing, oil refining and real estate operations on behalf of various Hunt family companies. He earned his bachelor’s degree in geology from Washington and Lee University in 1951. He has been a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) since 1953 and has served in a variety of leadership roles for a number of national industry organizations, including on the board of the American Petroleum Institute (API), president of the American Association of Drilling Contractors (AAODC – now IADC) and chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) from 1986-1987.
He has served non-industry organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America‘s Circle 10 Council - Executive Board since 1981 and past President 1984-1986; Boy Scouts of America Foundation Board; Board of Wadley Blood Bank & Research Institute (Now a part of Carter Blood Bank); and Board member of Presbyterian Hospital – Professional Building Corporation from 1985-1990.

Doug Hunt has served in various roles throughout the Hunt companies over the past 40 plus years. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree. Doug is a member of the Dallas Wildcatter’s Committee, ADAM Energy Forum, Dallas Producers Club and numerous other energy groups.

David S. Hunt
Alternative Investment Division
Gage A. Prichard, Sr.
Trustee
Robert M. Donohue, Jr.
Vice President of Land
David Hunt currently manages Petro-Hunt’s Alternative Investment Division, where he and his team are responsible for investments in over 100 funds, private equity groups and companies across all industries. He earned his bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Texas. David has been active in the oil and gas industry and the Hunt companies for the past 30 years. He is also involved in numerous charities and organizations throughout Dallas.

Gage Prichard has been the trustee of the William Herbert Hunt Trust Estate since April 2008 and is a director of Pursue Energy Corporation. He was president of his construction company, Gage Homes, for 38 years. During that time, he was president of Dallas Builders Association, a life director of National Association of Home Builders, and a 20-year member of the Housing Finance Committee. Gage has been a Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas trustee for over 25 years and is a University Park councilman. He holds a bachelor’s degree in real estate from Southern Methodist University.

Bobby Donohue has over 37 years of industry experience in major U.S. basins. He has extensive knowledge of all oil, gas and energy-related land matters and participates daily in review, evaluation, advice and approval of decisions in this area for Petro-Hunt. Bobby earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting from Texas Tech University in 1977. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Dallas Association of Professional Landmen and the East Texas Association of Professional Landmen.

Tommy Moffett
Vice President of Operations
Thomas E. Nelson
Vice President of Finance
Edwin Stacey
Reservoir Engineering Manager
Tommy Moffett has over 40 years of experience with the Hunt companies in domestic, offshore and international drilling and production of oil and gas, including horizontal drilling and completion technology. He supervises drilling, completion and production operations for Petro-Hunt and other related Petro-Hunt entities. He graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

In addition to his duties as vice president of finance for Petro-Hunt, Tom Nelson also serves as an officer in various other Hunt companies, including trustee of the Affiliated Pension Trust. He has been with various Hunt companies since 1977 and is responsible for all of accounting, tax, treasury and information technology activities. He earned his bachelor’s in business administration in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1976. Tom is a certified public accountant, a member of AICPA (American Institute of CPAs), and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS).

Ed Stacey has been employed by the Hunt companies in a variety of reservoir and production engineering capacities since 1982, when he graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

James M. Mason
Treasurer
Alan Bain
Vice President of Real Estate Development
Walter P. Roach
Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel
As treasurer, Jim Mason is responsible for Petro-Hunt’s treasury operations, cash management and credit administration. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting from West Virginia University in 1981 and his master’s in finance from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1992.

Alan Bain is responsible for all real estate projects pursued by the Petro-Hunt real estate entities. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University in 1978 and his master’s in 1979. Alan is on the Board of Directors of the Grand Heritage Home Owners Association and serves as an Advisory Board Member of the William Herbert Hunt Trust Estate. He also is a certified public accountant.

Walter Roach has advised the company on corporate, energy, trust and other business matters since joining Petro-Hunt in 1971. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in 1965 and obtained his law degree from Baylor University in 1967. Walter is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Labor Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Brad Truett
Senior Staff Geologist
Anthony Pardini
Senior Geophysicist
Brad Truett has over 36 years of experience as a petroleum geologist, including more than 20 as a senior geologist with Petro-Hunt. Brad has both conventional and unconventional experience in most of the major hydrocarbon producing basins of the continental United States with emphasis on basin evaluation, prospect generation, oil and gas property evaluation, and producing property management. He is part of a team of geoscientists tasked to evaluate oil and gas properties, generate ground floor drilling prospects and geologically manage Petro-Hunt’s existing producing portfolio. Brad holds bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in engineering science-geology from the University of Mississippi as well as a bachelor’s degree in geology from Millsaps College.

Anthony Pardini has more than 40 years of experience in a wide array of geophysical and exploration capacities in domestic and international basins. He has been with the Hunt Companies since 1981. Anthony earned his bachelor’s degree in geophysics from Michigan Technological University. He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.