Anthony J Gumbiner
Anthony J Gumbiner
Although the Hallwood companies were established in England over 80 years ago, for the last 37 years Mr Gumbiner, an Investment Banker and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature of England and his family have been regarded as their principal beneficiaries.

During his career Mr. Gumbiner has served as Chairman and Chief Executive of companies on the London Stock Exchange, The New York Stock Exchange, The American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hallwood Financial Limited and as a Director of BlueCrest Energy Inc, Wisent Energy PLC (formerly Silurian Hallwood PLC), Hallwood Modular Leasing LLC, Hallwood Resources Poland Inc and Damille Investments Limited, a Guernsey closed ended investment company listed on the specialist Fund market of the LSE. He has previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive of publicly held Dallas-based The Hallwood Group Incorporated and New Fulcrum Investment Trust PLC, an Investment Trust listed on The Stock Exchange, London and Chairman of The Local Radio Company PLC listed on The Stock Exchange, London.

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William (Bill) L. Guzzetti
William (Bill) L. Guzzetti
Mr. William L. Guzzetti, Bill currently serves as President of both The Hallwood Group Inc. and Hallwood Oil and Gas Inc.

Mr. Guzzetti has 36 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and held senior management positions with Saxon Oil Company and previous Hallwood entities.

He has been President of Hallwood G.P., the General Partner of HEP Partners L.P. (formerly, Hallwood Energy Partners LP) and Hallwood Petroleum Inc. (HPI), a Manager of HEP Partners L.P. (formerly, Hallwood Energy Partners LP) and has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of HEP Pure, LP (formerly, Hallwood Energy Corporation) and as a Director of Hallwood Consolidated Resources (“Hallwood Consolidated”).

Mr. Guzzetti received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1964 and also holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.

William (Bill) H. Marble
William (Bill) H. Marble
Mr. Marble currently serves as Chief Engineering Officer of Hallwood Oil and Gas Inc.

He has 41 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and his experience includes work with Schlumberger, Texas American Bank and various Permian basin independents. Mr. Marble holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, and a BS in Computer Science. He is a registered engineer in the State of Colorado, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Houston Geological Society and the American Association of Professional Land men.

Gert Lessing
Gert Lessing
Mr. Lessing is responsible for the management of the Dallas based family office of the Trust and the operations of Hallwood Modular Buildings, LLC.
Mr. Lessing currently serves as President and co-CEO of Leasing, President of Hallwood Financial Limited and director of Hallwood Investments Limited and Hallwood Family (BVI) L.P.
His role and responsibilities include management of Hallwood’s banking relationships, new business development, financial management and reporting, strategic and investment management, and estate and tax planning, capital formation, corporate restructuring, and crisis management.
Joe Koenig
Joe Koenig
Mr. Koenig has served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary with Hallwood Modular Buildings, LLC since June 2012.

He has also served as Treasurer for The Hallwood Group Incorporated since 1984 and as Treasurer for Hallwood Financial Limited since August 2014.

He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Koenig received his B.B.A. from Cleveland State University in 1978. He worked with Touche Ross & Co for six years.

Richard Kelley
Richard Kelley
Richard Kelley assumed the positions of Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of The Hallwood Group Incorporated (a NYSE Amex listed company from 1984 to 2014) in December 2008. Since July 2014, he also has served as Hallwood’s Director of Human Resources.

Mr. Kelley has been with Hallwood since June 1985. He served as the Manager of Financial & SEC Reporting for Hallwood Realty Partners, L.P. (a master limited partnership) from May 1990 to July 2004. Mr. Kelley also served as the Financial Reporting Accountant from June 1985 to March 1987, and as the Manager of Financial & SEC Reporting from March 1987 to May 1990 for Hallwood Energy Corporation. He received his BSBA in Professional and Public Accounting from The University of Southern Mississippi in May 1983.

Hallwood’s Professional and Board Relationships

Professionals and Lawyers

Chrystal Capital is a London based independent corporate finance firm providing alternative sources of funding for select private and public companies globally.

In the past we have worked with Paul Tetlow, senior oil and gas partner at K&L Gates; he acted for us along with Vinson & Elkins of Houston in our Alaskan transaction and with the Weil Gotshal Warsaw office in the Polish deal.

Board Relationships

In our Polish oil and gas venture Dr Chris Fay serves as Chairman. Dr. Fay formerly served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Shell UK. He also currently serves as a director of several major companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Another prominent Hallwood director in our Polish oil and gas venture is Todd Mitchell, a geologist well respected in the industry. When Mitchell Energy was sold to Devon Energy Corporation, Todd as representative of the Mitchell Family Office and as Devon’s largest shareholder, served for many years on the Devon Energy board. Our Alaskan venture BlueCrest Energy Inc is chaired by Bob Israel the former Head of the Energy Department of Schroders in New York We also have on this board Vadim Gluzman formerly VP of Lukoil USA and Robert McKee formerly the Executive VP of global Exploration and Production for ConocoPhillips.