Thomas E. Jorden, Chief Executive Officer & President

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Mr. Jorden is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Coterra, following his tenure at Cimarex Energy. At Cimarex, he began serving as Executive Vice President of Exploration when the company formed in 2002. In 2011, he became Chief Executive Officer and President of Cimarex and then Chairman of the Board in 2012.

Prior to the formation of Cimarex, Mr. Jorden held multiple leadership roles at Key Production Company, Inc., Cimarex’s predecessor. He joined Key in 1993 as Chief Geophysicist and would go on to become Executive Vice President of Exploration. Before joining Key, Mr. Jorden was with Union Pacific Resources and Superior Oil Company.

Mr. Jorden serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Colorado School of Mines. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines where he earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geophysics.

Scott C. Schroeder, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Schroeder is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Coterra, following his tenure at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. He joined Cabot in 1995 as Assistant Treasurer and became Vice President and Treasurer in 1998. Since 2001, he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, before assuming the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2014.

Prior to Cabot, Mr. Schroeder held various management positions with Pride Petroleum Services and DeKalb Energy Company.

Mr. Schroeder has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado.

Stephen P. Bell, Executive Vice President - Business Development

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Mr. Bell is the Executive Vice President for Business Development at Coterra, following his tenure at Cimarex Energy. At Cimarex, he was appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development and Land in September 2002 and was named Executive Vice President of Business Development in September 2012.

Prior to its merger with Cimarex, Mr. Bell was with Key Production Company, Inc. He joined Key in 1994 as Vice President of Land and was appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development and Land in 1999.

Francis B. Barron, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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Mr. Barron is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Coterra, following his tenure at Cimarex Energy. Mr. Barron joined Cimarex as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in 2013.

Prior to Cimarex, Mr. Barron served in various capacities at Bill Barrett Corporation between 2004 and 2013, including as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Bill Barrett Corporation, Mr. Barron was a partner at the Denver, Colorado office of the law firm of Patton Boggs LLP, as well as a partner at Bearman Talesnick & Clowdus Professional Corporation.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of Denver, completed a general course of study at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and attained his J.D. from the University of Colorado.

Christopher H. Clason, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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Mr. Clason is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Coterra, following his tenure at Cimarex Energy. Mr. Clason joined Cimarex as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2019 and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in February 2020.

Prior to Cimarex, Mr. Clason was Director of MBA Career Management and Employer Relations at the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University from 2016 to 2019. Prior to his work in higher education, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at ProBuild LLC, A Devonshire Investors Company. From 2001 until 2014, Mr. Clason held various global HR executive leadership roles at Honeywell International, including Vice President Human Resources and Communications at Honeywell Aerospace. His background includes extensive international experience at Citigroup and early career work at Chevron.

Mr. Clason holds an MBA and a B.A. in International Relations from Brigham Young University.

Steven W. Lindeman, Senior Vice President - Production & Operations

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Mr. Lindeman is Senior Vice President for Production and Operations, following his tenure at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. Since 1982, he served in multiple roles with Cabot, beginning his career as a Drilling Engineer in Meadville, Pennsylvania and then serving in various management positions in several Cabot regional offices in Texas and Pennsylvania, before moving to the corporate office in Houston in 1992.

Mr. Lindeman’s corporate positions have included Director of Engineering, Vice President for Engineering & Technology since 2011, and Senior Vice President, South Region and Engineering since 2017. He assumed the position of Senior Vice President for Production and Operations for Cabot in 2019.

Mr. Lindeman has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1980. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering specializing in Petroleum Engineering.

Phil L. Stalnaker, Senior Vice President - Marcellus Business Unit

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Mr. Stalnaker is Senior Vice President of Operations for Coterra, following his tenure at Cabot. Mr. Stalnaker joined Cabot as a Reservoir Engineer in 2000 and was promoted to Manager/Engineering in 2001. He would continue to advance in leadership roles as West Regional Manager in 2006, Vice President and Regional Manager for the North Region in 2009, and Senior Vice President for the North Region in 2017. He became the Senior Vice President of Operations in 2019.

Mr. Stalnaker is a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Michael D. DeShazer, Vice President of Business Units

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Mr. DeShazer is Senior Vice President of Business Units for Coterra, following his tenure at Cimarex. Mr. DeShazer joined Cimarex in 2007, serving in various engineering and reservoir manager positions, as well as multiple leadership roles, including Technology Group Manager from 2016 to 2018 and Asset Evaluation Team Manager from 2018 to 2019. He was named Vice President of the Permian Business Unit in 2019.

Mr. DeShazer is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s of Energy Business from the University of Tulsa.

Kevin W. Smith, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

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Mr. Smith is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Coterra, following his tenure with Cimarex Energy. He began his career with Cimarex in 2007, serving in a number of technical and leadership roles including Director of Technology and Anadarko Exploration Region Manager. In September 2020, Mr. Smith assumed the role of Chief Engineer for Cimarex.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Tulsa where he earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering.