Mr. Dakan joined Contango in October 2019. He will be responsible for the integration of the Company’s recent acquisitions, as well as the identification, evaluation, financing and integration of future acquisitions as part of the Company’s consolidation strategy. Mr. Dakan has extensive experience in management, advisory and board roles with both private and public companies in a number of different industries. Immediately prior to joining Contango, Mr. Dakan was founder, owner and CEO of Will Energy Corporation, which recently entered into a Contribution and Purchase Agreement for the sale of its oil and gas asset portfolio to Contango. Prior to founding Will Energy Corporation, Mr. Dakan’s advisory and management roles were in support of clients such as Wells Fargo, Fortress Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and numerous other investment firms and corporations. Mr. Dakan began his career with a predecessor firm of Ernst & Young and graduated with a degree in finance from Baylor University.