Thomas E. Jorden
Tom Jorden was named Cimarex Energy Co. President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2011 and Chairman in August 2012. Since December 2003, Mr. Jorden served as Executive Vice President of Exploration and had served in a similar capacity since September 2002. Prior to September 2002, Mr. Jorden was with Key Production Company, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Exploration (October 1999 to September 2002) and Chief Geophysicist (November 1993 to September 1999). Prior to joining Key, Mr. Jorden was with Union Pacific Resources and Superior Oil Company. Mr. Jorden is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, where he earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geophysics.
Joseph R. Albi
Joseph R. Albi was named executive vice president and chief operating officer as of September 30, 2011. Mr. Albi was also appointed to the board of directors. He was named executive vice president of operations on March 1, 2005. Since December 8, 2003, Mr. Albi served as senior vice president of corporate engineering. From September 30, 2002 to December 8, 2003, Mr. Albi served as vice president of engineering. From 1994 until September 30, 2002, Mr. Albi was with Key where he served as vice president of engineering.
Paul Korus was named senior vice president and chief financial officer in December 2010. He was appointed vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer on September 30, 2002. Mr. Korus joined Key in September 1999 as its vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to September 1999 and since June 1995, Mr. Korus was an equity research analyst with Petrie Parkman & Co., an investment banking firm.
Stephen P. Bell
Stephen P. Bell was elected executive vice president of business development in September 2012. Mr. Bell was appointed senior vice president of business development and land on September 30, 2002. Prior to its merger with Cimarex, Mr. Bell had been with Key since February 1994. In September 1999, he was appointed senior vice president-business development and land. From February 1994 to September 1999, he served as vice president-land.
Richard S. Dinkins
Richard S. Dinkins was named vice president of human resources on December 8, 2003. Mr. Dinkins joined Key in 2002 as its director of human resources and continued in that position with Cimarex commencing in September 2002. Prior to joining Key and since February 1999, Mr. Dinkins was with Sprint in Overland Park, Kansas.
Gary R. Abbott
Gary R. Abbott was elected vice president of corporate engineering on March 1, 2005. Since January 2002, Mr. Abbott served as manager-corporate reservoir engineering. From April 1999 to January 2002, Mr. Abbott was a senior engineer with Key Production.
James H. Shonsey
James H. Shonsey was named vice president in April 2006. He was elected chief accounting officer and controller on May 28, 2003. From 2001 to May 2003, Mr. Shonsey was chief financial officer of The Meridian Resource Corporation, and from 1997 to 2001, he served as the chief financial officer of Westport Resources Corporation
Thomas A. Richardson
Thomas A. Richardson joined Cimarex in August 2008 and was elected vice president and general counsel on September 20, 2008. Mr. Richardson retired as a senior partner of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, a Denver law firm, in December 2007. Mr. Richardson joined Holme Roberts in June 1970 and served as a partner of the firm from 1975 to his retirement. His specialties at the firm included corporate, securities and merger and acquisition law.