Chief Executive Officer & President

Dennis L. Degner

Dennis L. Degner, Chief Executive Officer and President joined Range in 2010. Mr. Degner was named Chief Executive Officer effective May 10, 2023. Mr. Degner previously served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and has more than 20 years of oil and gas experience having worked in a variety of technical and managerial positions across the United States including Texas, Louisiana, Wyoming, Colorado and Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Range, Mr. Degner held positions with EnCana, Sierra Engineering and Halliburton. Mr. Degner is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has been published for his work on active roles played in the deployment of new technologies.  Mr. Degner holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer

Mark S. Scucchi

Mark S. Scucchi, Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Scucchi joined Range in 2008. Previously, Mr. Scucchi served as Vice President – Finance & Treasurer.

Prior to joining Range, Mr. Scucchi was with JPMorgan Securities providing commercial and investment banking services to small and mid-cap technology companies. Before joining JPMorgan, Mr. Scucchi spent a number of years at Ernst & Young LLP in the audit practice. Mr. Scucchi earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University and a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame. Mark is a CFA Charterholder and a CPA licensed in the state of Texas.

Sr. Vice President – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Erin W. McDowell

Erin W. McDowell – Senior Vice President – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, joined Range in January 2015 as Division Counsel for the Appalachia Division and was promoted to Vice President Deputy General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary before being appointed to General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in March 2023.

Ms. McDowell has nearly 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Range, Ms. McDowell had over 10 years of legal experience with the law firm Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott in the areas of commercial litigation and environmental regulatory counseling. Ms. McDowell graduated from Bucknell University, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Environmental Studies and then received a juris doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Vice President – Human Resources

Juli G. Basinger

Juli G. Basinger – Vice President – Human Resources, joined Range in September of 2008.  Ms. Basinger held the positions of HR Manager – Appalachia Business Unit and HR Director before being promoted to Vice President in 2018. 

Prior to joining Range, she held various Land and HR positions, including HR Manager, with Hunt Petroleum Corporation.  Ms. Basinger graduated from Baylor University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Management.  She is a certified human resource professional holding both an SPHR and a SHRM- SCP certification.

Sr. Vice President – Reservoir Engineering & Economics

Alan W. Farquharson

Alan W. Farquharson, Senior Vice President – Reservoir Engineering & Economics, joined Range in 1998. Mr. Farquharson has held the positions of manager and vice president of reservoir engineering before being promoted to Senior Vice President – Reservoir Engineering in February 2007 and his current position in January 2012 with his assumption of additional responsibilities for strategic allocation of capital.

Previously, Mr. Farquharson held positions with Union Pacific Resources including engineering manager business development – international. Before that, Mr. Farquharson held various technical and managerial positions at Amoco and Hunt Oil. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Vice President – Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Ashley S. Kavanaugh

Ashley S. Kavanaugh, Vice President – Controller & Principal Accounting Officer joined Range in 2012. Ms. Kavanaugh has held the positions of Financial Reporting Manger and Director before being promoted to Vice President – Accounting in 2021.

Prior to joining the Range, Ms. Kavanaugh served in various positions of increasing responsibility within the oil and gas practice at Ernst & Young LLP beginning in 2004, including Assurance Manager. Ms. Kavanaugh graduated from Baylor University, magna cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy. Ms. Kavanaugh is a certified public accountant.