Chairman & CEO
In addition to his role at Maverick, Dan Allen Hughes is CEO & President of Dan A. Hughes Company, LP and Hupecol Operating Company, LLC. Hughes has been active in the E&P industry for over 30 years. During that time he has presided over the exploration, development and operation of conventional and unconventional oil & gas fields in multiple producing basins both domestically and internationally. Hughes is a member of the Texas A&M University College of Geosciences Advisory Council, the Sul Ross State University Borderlands Research Institute Advisory Board, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission and the All American Wildcatters. He received his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University.
Tom Hart has been engaged in energy transactional work and management for almost 20 years. Before co-founding Maverick, Hart was a senior corporate development officer for El Paso Corporation for 10 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of Business Development for El Paso Exploration & Production Company. At El Paso E&P, he led acquisitions of over 1 Tcfe of reserves in numerous transactions totaling over $2.5 billion, and divestitures in excess of $1 billion. He was previously a member of Andrews & Kurth LLP’s corporate & securities group. Hart holds a BA from Trinity University and MBA and Law degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. He has served on the Boards of Four Star Oil & Gas Co., the US Oil & Gas Association and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.