Mr. Tepper has served as a Director since September 2022. Prior to that, he served as a Director for Centennial Resource Development from October 2016 to August 2022. Mr. Tepper is founder of JHT Advisors LLC, an M&A advisory and investment firm. From 1990 to 2013, Mr. Tepper served in a variety of senior management and operating roles at the investment bank Gleacher & Company, Inc. and its predecessors and affiliates, where he was Head of Investment Banking and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. As Gleacher’s former Chief Operating Officer, he also oversaw operations, compliance, technology and financial reporting. In 2001, Mr. Tepper co-founded Gleacher’s asset management activities and served as President. Gleacher managed over $1 billion of institutional capital in the mezzanine capital and hedge fund areas. Mr. Tepper served on the Investment Committees of Gleacher Mezzanine and Gleacher Fund Advisors. Between 1987 and 1990, Mr. Tepper was employed by Morgan Stanley & Co. as a financial analyst in the mergers & acquisitions and merchant banking departments. In addition, Mr. Tepper serves, or has served, as a Director of the following companies, Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation IV (since 2021), Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III (2021), Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp (2020 – July 2021), Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II (2020 – 2022), and Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. (2017 – 2020). Mr. Tepper graduated from Columbia Business School with a Masters in Business Administration and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in finance and accounting.