Biography

Carney Hawks

Independent Director

Mr. Hawks has served on our board of directors since January 2021. Mr. Hawks was a Founding Partner of Brigade Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar asset management firm, from its inception in 2007 until his retirement from the firm in December 2019. At Brigade, Mr. Hawks was Head of Special Situations, sat on the firm's Investment Committee and managed two energy-focused funds for the firm. Prior to Brigade, Mr. Hawks was a Managing Director at Mackay Shields in its High Yield Group. Currently, Mr. Hawks sits on the board of Cenveo Worldwide Ltd., a world leader in commercial printing, envelopes, labels. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia and also has his Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Hawks serves on the board of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation and is on the Advisory Board to the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He was formerly a member of the board of directors of Aventine Inc. and Jacuzzi Brands. We believe that Mr. Hawks’s knowledge of both the energy industry and with companies emerging from bankruptcy qualifies him for service on our board of directors.