Deborah W. Kryak started her career with General Motors, then spent 20 years in global senior leadership roles involving chemical and refining interests with LyondellBasell. Deb’s subsequent 6 years with JP Energy Partners, culminating as Senior Vice President of Operations, encompassed business segments across the United States, including crude oil marketing and transportation, NGL and LPG wholesale and retail businesses, and refined products terminals. Deb joined FRE in April 2016.
She has an MS in Management from University of Houston Clear Lake and a BS from Central Missouri State University.
Michael Bailey began his career with BP, where he spent eighteen years in various finance leadership roles both in the US and the UK. After BP, Michael provided strategic insight and analysis to the Global Research Division as VP Commercial Finance for Wood Mackenzie. Appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2016, Michael is a CPA and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in accounting from Purdue University.
Ed Vrana has been in the Oil and Gas industry for over 35 years. He started as a crude oil truck driver in South Central Texas with Charter Crude Oil and spent 31 Years with Shell and predecessor companies Equiva Trading, Texaco Trading and Transportation, Getty Trading and Transportation, Western Crude Oil, starting as a driver and progressing to a Senior Crude Representative in the Eagle Ford and South Texas area. After retiring from Shell he went to work for OGO Marketing as Senior Buyer in the South Texas Eagle Ford, OGO was acquired by Texas Gathering Co., and in July 2015 Texas Gathering became part of First River Energy. Appointed Senior Director of Marketing in July 2016, Ed attended Texas A&I University in Kingsville, during his career the Oil and Gas Industry has taken him to many places, he has always called South Texas home, Ed lives in Helotes, Texas.