Mr. Sanders is a seasoned accounting and financial executive with significant experience in the oil and gas, financial, and technical services industries over the past 35 years. He was CFO of three NASDAQ listed companies in the U.S., successfully completed two IPOs and raised over $2 billion in both equity and debt in the private and public markets, and worked closely with private equity and venture capital investors. He has extensive experience with start-up businesses, regulatory financial reporting and internal control compliance, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, international operations, risk management, corporate governance, and treasury management. He was formerly a partner with KPMG, primarily serving independent oil and gas businesses and family interests, financial institutions, and private equity and hedge-fund firms. Mr. Sanders has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and active member of the American Institute of CPAs and Texas Society of CPAs.