Steve Clark, CFO

Steve Clark

Steve is Chief Financial Officer of Finley Resources Inc. and Finley Production Co., LP, having joined the company at the beginning of 2007. He has had a 33-year career in the oil and gas business following three years in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche in Houston.

He has served as Chief Financial Officer or Vice President – Finance for several companies over the last 18 years, some private and some public.

The most recent prior to Finley was eighteen months as Senior Vice President and CFO of

Stroud Energy Inc., which was a Fort Worth-based developer of Barnett Shale, East Texas and Austin Chalk gas properties. It was an EnCap portfolio company that was sold for $450 million to Range Resources in July 2006, after Stroud filed an S-1 to begin the registration process for shares sold in a private placement through Raymond James.

Before that assignment, Steve was VP Finance during 2003 through early 2005 with CDX Gas, LLC, a private coal bed methane and technology company based in Dallas. Prior to that, he was VP Finance with Wagner Oil Company in Fort Worth for five years. It was a private acquisition, exploration and production company.

Before that, he was CFO of XPLOR Energy, a private equity-backed Gulf Coast exploration company based in the Woodlands.

Steve has long experience in banking relationships for oil and gas companies, having been the primary banking contact for the last seventeen years in his various positions.

He is also responsible for financial and tax reporting for all the Finley companies.

Steve received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1975 and a Master of Science – Accountancy in 1978 from the University of Houston.