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Atlas Energy LP

Atlas Energy LP

Sector: Natural Gas Transmission Region: PA, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: ATLS


Atlas Energy, L.P. (“Atlas Energy”-NYSE: ATLS) is a publicly traded master limited partnership (“MLP”). Atlas Energy owns the general partner of Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (“ARP” – NYSE:ARP), active in oil and gas production in the Barnett Shale (TX), Appalachian Basin, the Raton Basin (NM), the Black Warrior Basin (AL) & the Mississippi Lime (OK), as well as the leading sponsor of tax advantaged direct investment oil and gas partnerships. Atlas Energy also owns the general partner of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (“APL” – NYSE: APL), a midstream energy service provider engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas in the Mid-Continent region in the U.S., namely in Oklahoma and Texas.

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Edward E. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer & President
Edward Cohen has been active in the oil and gas business since the late 1970s. He brings to the board vast experience accumulated as a financier, investor and operator in various parts of the country. Cohen has been chief executive officer and president of Atlas Energy, L.P. since February 2011. Cohen served as chairman of the board of directors from January 2006 until February 2011 and as chief executive officer of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, L.P. from January 2006 until February 2009 and has served on the executive committee of the board of directors since 2006. Cohen was chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Atlas Energy, Inc. from September 2000 until February 2011. Cohen served as president of Atlas Energy, Inc. from September 2000 until October 2009. Cohen served as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC from June 2006 until February 2011. Cohen has been chairman of the managing board of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. since 1999 and was chief executive officer of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. from 1999 until January 2009. In addition, Cohen has been chairman of the board of directors of Resource America, Inc. since 1990 and was its chief executive officer from 1988 until 2004 and president from 2000 until 2003. Cohen was chairman of the board of directors of Resource Capital Corp. from September 2005 until November 2009, and currently is a member of its board of directors. Cohen was a director of TRM Corporation (a publicly traded consumer services company) from 1998 to July 2007, and was chairman of the board of directors of Brandywine Construction & Management, Inc. (a property management company) since 1994.
Sean P. McGrath, Chief Financial Officer
Sean P. McGrath has been chief financial officer of Atlas Energy, L.P. since February 2011. Mr. McGrath was chief accounting officer of Atlas Energy, Inc. and chief accounting officer of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC, from December 2008 until February 2011. Mr. McGrath served as chief accounting officer of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, L.P. from January 2006 until November 2009 and as chief accounting officer of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. from May 2005 until November 2009. Mr. McGrath was controller of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (a publicly-traded partnership that transports, terminals and stores refined products and crude oil) from 2002 until 2005. Mr. McGrath was assistant controller of Asplundh Tree Expert Co. (a utility services and vegetation management company) from 1998 until 2002.
Matthew A. Jones, Senior VP and President & Chief Operating Officer of E&P
Matthew A. Jones has been a senior vice president and president and chief operating officer of the Exploration and Production Division of Atlas Energy, LP since February 2011. Mr. Jones was the chief financial officer of Atlas Energy, Inc. from March 2005 until February 2011 and executive vice president of Atlas Energy, Inc from October 2009 until February 2011. Mr. Jones was Chief Financial Officer of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC and Atlas Energy Management, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Energy, Inc), from June 2006 until February 2011. Mr. Jones served as the chief financial officer of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, LP from January 2006 until September 2009 and served as a member of the board of directors from February 2006 to February 2011. Mr. Jones served as the chief financial officer of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP from March 2005 to September 2009. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Jones worked in the Investment Banking Group at Friedman Billings Ramsey, concluding as managing director. Mr. Jones worked in Friedman Billings Ramsey’s Energy Investment Banking Group from 1999 to 2005 and in Friedman Billings Ramsey’s Specialty Finance and Real Estate Group from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Jones is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Eugene N. Dubay, Senior VP and President & CEO of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P.
Eugene N. Dubay has been a senior vice president of Atlas Energy, LP since February 2011. Mr. Dubay was executive vice president of Atlas Energy, Inc. from October 2009 until February 2011 and senior vice president of Atlas Energy, Inc. from January 2009 until October 2009. Mr. Dubay has also been president and chief executive officer of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP and Atlas Pipeline Mid-Continent, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Pipeline, LLC) since January 2009. Mr. Dubay has served as a member of the Managing Board of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP since October 2008, where he served as an independent member until his appointment as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Dubay was chief executive officer and president of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, LP from February 2009 until February 2011 and served as a member of the board of directors from February 2009 until February 2011. Mr. Dubay was chief operating officer of Continental Energy Systems LLC (a successor to SEMCO Energy) from 2002 until January 2009. Mr. Dubay also has held positions with ONEOK, Inc. and Southern Union Company and has over 20 years experience in midstream assets and utilities operations, strategic acquisitions, regulatory affairs and finance. Mr. Dubay is a certified public accountant.
Freddie M. Kotek, Senior Vice President – Syndication Business
Freddie M. Kotek has been a senior vice president of Atlas Energy, LP since February 2011. Mr. Kotek was executive vice president of Atlas Energy, Inc. from February 2004 until February 2011 and served as a director of Atlas Energy, Inc. from September 2001 until February 2004. Mr. Kotek also was chief financial officer of Atlas Energy, Inc. from February 2004 until March 2005. Mr. Kotek has been Chairman of Atlas Resources since September 2001 and chief executive officer and president since January 2002. Mr. Kotek was a senior vice president of Resource America, Inc. from 1995 until May 2004 and president of Resource Leasing, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Resource America, Inc.) from 1995 until May 2004.
Daniel C. Herz, Senior Vice President – Corporate Development & Strategy
Daniel C. Herz has been senior vice president of corporate development and strategy of Atlas Energy, LP since February 2011. Mr. Herz was senior vice president of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, LP from August 2007 thru February 2011. Mr. Herz has been senior vice president of corporate development of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP since August 2007. He also was senior vice president of corporate development of Atlas Energy, Inc. and Atlas Energy Resources, LLC from August 2007 until February 2011. Mr. Herz was vice president of corporate development of Atlas Energy, Inc. and Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP from December 2004 thru August 2007 and of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, LP from January 2006 thru August 2007. Prior to joining the Atlas companies, Mr. Herz was an Investment Banker with Bank of America Securities from 1999 to 2003.
Lisa Washington, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Lisa Washington has been vice president, chief legal officer and secretary of Atlas Energy, LP since February 2011. Ms. Washington served as chief legal officer and secretary of Atlas Pipeline Holdings, LP from January 2006 to October 2009 and as a senior vice president from October 2008 to October 2009. Ms. Washington served as chief legal officer and secretary of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP from November 2005 to October 2009 and as a senior vice president from October 2008 to October 2009. Ms. Washington was a vice president of Atlas Pipeline Partners, LP from November 2005 until October 2008. Ms. Washington served as chief legal officer and secretary of Atlas Energy, Inc. from November 2005 until February 2011 and as a senior vice president from October 2008 until February 2011. Ms. Washington was a vice president of Atlas Energy, Inc. from November 2005 until October 2008. Ms. Washington served as chief legal officer and secretary of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC, from 2006 until February 2011, and as a senior vice president from July 2008 until February 2011. Ms. Washington was a vice president of Atlas Energy Resources, LLC from 2006 until 2008. From 1999 to 2005, Ms. Washington was an attorney in the business department of the law firm of Blank Rome LLP.

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