April 4, 2018 Erin Vito

John T. Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a Co-Founder and the majority owner of The Energy & Minerals Group (EMG) and serves as the Chief Executive Officer, a Managing Partner and as Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mr. Raymond is responsible for directing strategic and investment activities of all funds managed by EMG and managing the investment portfolio and day-to-day investment sourcing efforts.

Prior to founding EMG in September 2006, Mr. Raymond held a number of executive positions in the energy sector. He has been a Director of Vulcan Energy Corporation since July 2004 upon the occurrence of the management led buyout of Plains Resources Inc. and was its Chief Executive Officer from July 2004 to April 2005. Prior to the buyout, he was President and CEO of Plains Resources Inc., the publicly traded predecessor company to Vulcan Energy, since December 2002. From November 2001 to December 2002, Mr. Raymond was President and Chief Operating Officer of Plains Resources Inc., and prior to that, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Plains Resources Inc. From December 2002 to March 2004, he was contemporaneously President and Chief Operating Officer of Plains Exploration and Production Company. From June 2001 to April 2005, Mr. Raymond was also a Director of Plains All American Pipeline, LP.

From January 2000 to May 2001, he was Director of Corporate Development for Kinder Morgan, Inc. He was Vice President of Corporate Development for Ocean Energy, Inc. from April 1998 to January 2000 and was a Vice President with Howard Weil Labouisse Friedrichs, Inc. from 1992 to April 1998.

Mr. Raymond received a B.S.M. from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University with dual concentrations in finance and accounting and currently sits on the Board of the Business School Council.

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer (Investment Committee Chairman)