Director

Brenda A. Cline

Brenda A. Cline became a director in 2015. Since 1993, Ms. Cline has served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer, and secretary of the Kimbell Art Foundation, a private operating foundation that owns and operates the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. Ms. Cline has also served as an independent trustee of American Beacon Funds since 2004 and currently serves as the chair of the audit and compliance committee. She is a director of Tyler Technologies, Inc., serving on the nominating and governance committee and as the chair of the audit committee.

From 1993 until 2013, Ms. Cline served as a contract author for Thomson Reuters, Fort Worth, Texas. Before 1993, Ms. Cline held various positions with Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Cline also serves on the boards of certain non-profit entities, including on the board of trustees of Texas Christian University and the Pension Fund of the Christian Church. Ms. Cline is a certified public accountant. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting degree, summa cum laude, from Texas Christian University.

Director Since: 2015
Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership:
Audit Committee
Governance & Nominating Committee

Director

Margaret K. Dorman

Margaret K. Dorman became a director in 2019. Ms. Dorman has 30 years of experience in the energy industry, largely focused in the oilfield service and equipment sector. In 2009, she retired as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Smith International, Inc. (now part of Schlumberger Limited) after spending more than a decade in that role.  Previously, she held management positions at Landmark Graphics, prior to its acquisition by Halliburton Corporation, and Ernst & Young. 

Ms. Dorman has served as an independent director of Equitrans Midstream Corporation since the November 2018 separation from EQT Corporation and, for the previous seven years, as an independent director of EQT Corporation.  Additionally, she is a director of privately-held Rubicon Oilfield International and formerly served as a director of Hanover Compressor Company.  Ms. Dorman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics-Business from Hendrix College and is a certified public accountant. 

Director Since: 2019

Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership: 
Audit Committee

Director

James M. Funk

James M. Funk became a director in December 2008. Mr. Funk is an independent consultant and oil and gas producer with over 30 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Funk served as senior vice president of Equitable Resources and president of Equitable Production Co. from June 2000 until December 2003.

Previously, Mr. Funk was employed by Shell Oil Company for 23 years in senior management and technical positions. Mr. Funk has previously served on the boards of Westport Resources (2000 to 2004) and Matador Resources Company (2003 to 2008). Mr. Funk currently serves as a director of Superior Energy Services, Inc., a public oil field services company headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Funk received a B.A. degree in Geology from Wittenberg University, a M.S. in Geology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Geology from the University of Kansas. Mr. Funk is a certified petroleum geologist.

Director Since: 2008
Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee
Governance & Nominating Committee

Director

Steve D. Gray

Steve Gray became a director in 2018. Mr. Gray served as a founder, director and Chief Executive Officer of RSP Permian Inc. from their inception in 2010 to 2018. When RSP Permian merged with Concho Resources Inc., he joined Concho’s Board of Directors and currently serves on the Reserves Committee.

Prior to forming RSP Permian, Mr. Gray founded several successful oil and gas ventures spanning nearly 20 years in partnerships with Natural Gas Partners, an Irving, Texas based private equity company.  Prior to going into business for himself, Mr. Gray spent 11 years employed in the oil and gas industry in various capacities as a petroleum engineer. Mr. Gray is on the Board of Directors of the Texas Tech Foundation.  In addition, he is a member of the Petroleum Engineering Academy and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Engineering at Texas Tech University—the same institution from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.  He is also a member of the Executive Advisory Council of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas.

Director Since: 2018
Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee

Chairman

Greg G. Maxwell

Greg G. Maxwell became a director in September 2015, and Chairman of the board in July 2018. Mr. Maxwell served as executive vice president, Finance, and chief financial officer for Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company until his retirement on December 31, 2015. Mr. Maxwell had over 37 years of experience in various financial roles within the petrochemical and oil and gas industries.

Mr. Maxwell served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and controller for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company from 2003 until joining Phillips 66 in 2012. He joined Phillips Petroleum Company in 1978 and held various positions within the comptrollers group including the corporate planning and development group, the corporate treasury department and downstream business units. He is a certified public accountant and a certified internal auditor. He earned a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from New Mexico State University in 1978. 

Director Since: 2015
Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership: 
Audit Committee
Dividend Committee

Director

Steffen E. Palko

Steffen E. Palko, Ed.D., became a director in 2016. Mr. Palko was co-founder of XTO Energy Inc., serving as President and Vice-Chairman from 1986 to 2005, which became the largest independent natural gas producer in the United States in 2009.  He previously served in various technical positions with Southland Royalty Company including Vice President of Reservoir Engineering from 1982 to 1986. He currently serves as a Member of the Development Board at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Previously, Mr. Palko served as a trustee for the Fort Worth ISD school board, and assumed numerous educational leadership roles at the state and national levels, including chair of the National Assessment of Vocational Education, as well as for the United States Department of Education and Commissioner for the U.S Department of Labor SCANS committee. Mr. Palko earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Texas Christian University, where he currently serves as an Associate Professor. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Director Since: 2016
Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership:
Compensation Committee

CEO & President

Jeffrey L. Ventura

Jeffrey L. Ventura, Chief Executive Officer and President, joined Range in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and became a director in 2005. Mr. Ventura was named Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2012.  Previously, Mr. Ventura served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Matador Petroleum Corporation which he joined in 1997.

Prior to his service at Matador, Mr. Ventura spent eight years at Maxus Energy Corporation where he managed various engineering, exploration and development operations and was responsible for coordination of engineering technology. Previously, Mr. Ventura was with Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production, where he held various engineering and operating positions. Mr. Ventura holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Ventura is a member of the National Petroleum Council, Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers. He is also a member of Gateway Church.

Range Resources Corporation Committee Membership:
Dividend Committee