Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Ravnaas is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC. Previously, Mr. Ravnaas served as President of Cawley, Gillespie & Associates, Inc., a petroleum engineering firm, since 2011. Prior to joining Cawley, Gillespie in 1983, he worked as a Production Engineer for Amoco Production Company from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Ravnaas received a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a MS degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
President and Chief Financial Officer
R. Davis Ravnaas is President and Chief Financial Officer of our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC. He co-founded Kimbell’s predecessor, Rivercrest Royalties, LLC in October 2013 and served as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Mr. Ravnaas was an associate investment professional with Crestview Partners, a large New York-based private equity fund, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and monitoring investments in energy and industrials companies. He holds an AB degree in Economics from Princeton University, an MSc degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Chief Accounting Officer
Jeff McInnis is Chief Accounting Officer of our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC. Mr. McInnis has served as Chief Accounting Officer of Kimbell’s predecessor, Rivercrest Royalties, LLC since May 2015. Prior to joining Rivercrest Mr. McInnis was an independent consultant, advising oil and gas companies on accounting and financial reporting matters. Previously, Mr. McInnis held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, accounting and transactions with JP Energy Partners LP, a midstream MLP; Hill & Hill Production, a private exploration and production concern; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; and Triton Energy limited. Mr. McInnis holds a BBA degree in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Accounting degree from Texas Christian University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Matthew S. Daly is Senior Vice President-Corporate Development of Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC. Prior to joining the Partnership in August 2016, Mr. Daly helped manage public energy investments at Hirzel Capital Management LLC, a Dallas-based hedge fund. Earlier, he spent nine years with Kleinheinz Capital Partners, Inc., a global macro hedge fund based in Fort Worth, where he helped manage both public and private energy investments, assisted with macro hedging trades and communicated with limited partners. Prior to Kleinheinz, Mr. Daly was a Vice President at Lazard Frères & Co. in New York City focusing on Mergers and Acquisitions. He holds a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Booth School at the University of Chicago. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas.
Vice President of Land
Peter Alcorn is Vice President-Land for our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC, and served in the same role at its predecessor, Rivercrest Royalties, LLC. Prior to joining Rivercrest in 2015, he worked for Fort Worth-based Jetta Operating Company, Inc. as a landman in the Permian Basin. Earlier, he was an in-house landman for Chesapeake Exploration, LLC, where he managed leasing, title and permitting efforts on more than 185 producing wells in North Texas. Mr. Alcorn began his career in 2006 with Dale Resources, LLC where he served in a variety of roles. He holds a BS in Economics with an emphasis in Finance from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen.
Vice President of Business Development
Rand Ravnaas is Vice President of Business Development of our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC, and served in the same role at its predecessor, Rivercrest Royalties, LLC, which he co-founded in 2013. Mr. Ravnaas is responsible for acquisitions due diligence, business development and maintaining relationships with over 300 payors. He started his career in 2012 with his family run oil and gas company, Westside Energy, LLC, where he has acquired various mineral and non-operated working interests nationwide. Mr. Ravnaas holds a Finance and Management degree from Georgetown University and a Petroleum Land Management degree from Texas Christian University.
Blayne Rhynsburger is the Controller for our general partner, Kimbell Royalty GP, LLC, and served in the same role at its predecessor, Rivercrest Royalties, LLC. Previously, he held positions at Whitley Penn LLP in the Audit department from 2008 to 2015, where he specialized in energy clients in the public and private sectors. Mr. Rhynsburger has also served as an adjunct professor of Petroleum Accounting in the graduate school at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business since 2015. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas and a member of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies. Mr. Rhynsburger received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Accounting degree from Texas Christian University.