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Team Members


George H. Fancher, Jr

President & CEO

George H. Fancher, Jr. is the founder of Fancher Oil and currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Fancher has been an independent producer, operator, and consultant primarily in the Rocky Mountain Region, since 1969. Prior to becoming an independent producer in the Rocky Mountains and Mid-Continent Regions, Mr. Fancher worked as a Petroleum Engineer for The California Company (Chevron), Ball Brothers Research Corporation and for an independent oil company. In 1969, he formed Smith-Fancher and began his career as an independent producer. In 1980, he formed Fancher Oil Company, which later became Fancher Oil LLC and Fancher Resources, LLC.

Mr. Fancher has been a director of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States (now Western Energy Alliance), and the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association (RMOGA). He received the Denver Petroleum Club’s Man of the Year Award in 1994, the Desk and Derrick Club of Denver’s Oil Recognition Award in 1995 and IPAMS (WEA) Wildcatter of the Year Award in 1996. He is a registered Petroleum Engineer in the State of Texas and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Fancher received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas.

George H. Fancher, Jr

President & CEO

Kelly Christine Fancher

General Counsel and Director of Business Development

Kelly Christine Fancher joined Fancher Oil as General Counsel and Director of Business Development in 2013. Prior to working in the oil and gas industry, Ms. Fancher worked for a private equity firm in London, England. There she gained experience in private placements, valuation, institutional investors and financial modelling. After working in London, Ms. Fancher attended University of Notre Dame Law School. During her time in law school, she worked for a Texas federal district court judge and Encana Oil and Gas USA, Inc. Ms. Fancher is combining her legal skills with her continually increasing industry knowledge to identify and evaluate potential prospects and acquisitions.

Ms. Fancher received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Strategic Communications from Miami University, Ohio, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame and is a licensed attorney in Colorado and North Dakota.

Kelly Christine Fancher

General Counsel and Director of Business Development

Scott Donze

Controller

Scott Donze joined the Fancher Oil team in 1998. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Donze was the controller for Oil Quest Resources, Inc. and accounting manager for Winter Ridge Energy. Mr. Donze has over twenty years of experience managing accounting operations for companies in the oil and gas industry. He is currently responsible for all operational accounting including: accounting for all non-operated oil and gas properties, assisting with income tax preparation, preparation of financial statements and other reporting requirements. Mr. Donze received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with marketing emphasis from the University of Northern Colorado.

Jeanne Henschen

Administrative Assistant

Jeanne Henschen joined Fancher Oil in 1990. Prior to this, Ms. Henschen worked for several small independent oil and gas producers in Denver, Colorado. With over 45 years of experience working in the industry and over two decades with Fancher Oil, Ms. Henschen is a true asset to the team and the smooth operation of the business. She has been a member of Desk and Derrick Club of Denver since 1969, serving as President in 1994 and receiving Member of the Year award in 1997.

Jeanne Henschen

Administrative Assistant