Kirk Spilman | President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott Szalkowski | SVP, Resource Development
As SVP, Resource Development Mr. Szalkowski is responsible for all aspects of the subsurface function including geology and reservoir engineering, as well as business development for Pursuit. Prior to Pursuit, Mr. Szalkowski was SVP, Resource Development at Stonegate Production Company, LLC, which he joined in 2016. Previously, Mr. Szalkowski served as Director of Corporate Development (A&D) at Marathon Oil Corp. where he was involved in the commercial and technical appraisal of various assets. Over his 11-year career at Marathon, he held various other positions of increasing responsibility within Marathon’s South Texas, Bakken, Big Horn Basin and Cook Inlet asset teams. Mr. Szalkowski began his career as a geologist with ConocoPhillips in 2002. Mr. Szalkowski graduated from Lamar University with honors in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a Master’s in Geology from Louisiana State University in 2003. Mr. Szalkowski also served in both the US Navy and US Naval reserves before pursuing his academic degrees.
Rick Chambers | Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Chambers serves as Chief Financial Officer for Pursuit. Previously, he was Vice President, Finance for Stonegate Production Company, LLC, which he joined in 2011. Prior to Stonegate, Mr. Chambers was Vice President, Business Development at Chambers Oil & Gas, LLC from 2009 to 2011. He was a Vice President with Simmons & Company International in its corporate finance group from 2008 to 2009 and prior to joining Simmons, Mr. Chambers was based in New York, New York as an Associate with Lehman Brothers in its Global Natural Resources investment banking group from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Chambers spent three years with El Paso Corporation in its Structured Finance and Global Networks groups, and two years with Dynegy in a number of accounting roles based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Chambers graduated with a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University in 1998 and an MBA from the University of Chicago in 2005.
Ryan Fitzpatrick | Vice President, Land
Shubhanan Dakshindas | Vice President, Drilling and Completions