Director, President - Mark D. Jordan
Before forming Knox Energy in 1998, Mr. Jordan was employed by CGAS Exploration, Inc., a
Columbus, Ohio publicly owned natural gas producer and marketer. Mr. Jordan held various
positions in his 14 years at CGAS, including Vice President of Gas Marketing, and Vice President
of Land. Mr. Jordan started with CGAS as a Field Operations Supervisor. Mr. Jordan holds a BS
Degree in Business from Mars Hill College in North Carolina and a Petroleum Technology
Degree from Seminole College in Oklahoma. He is a member of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association
as well as a Trustee.
Director, Vice President, Field Operations - Bill Mitton
Before joining Knox in 1999, Mr. Mitton served as a drilling and operations supervisor for CGAS
Exploration, Inc., where he was employed for 20 years. He is a member of the Ohio Oil & Gas
Chief Financial Officer - Michael D. Cole
Mr. Cole has been with Knox Energy for 8 years. In addition to overseeing accounting and
finance, he also assists Mr. Jordan with investor relations, economic modeling and assisting in
the development of private offering drilling programs. Prior to joining Knox, he spent over 6
years with Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Audit Manager for a public chemicals manufacturer with
over $1 billion in sales. Mr. Cole has a B.S. in Business Administration with Honors in Accounting
from The Ohio State University and is a member of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, the
Petroleum Accounts Society of Appalachia, and the Ohio Geological Society.
Corporate Secretary - Marissa A. Dessert
Ms. Dessert has been with Knox Energy, Inc. since 2000 and manages many areas of accounting
and revenue distribution, payroll/HR and general office management. She is a member of the
Ohio Oil and Gas Association and holds a BS in Human Ecology Family Resource Management
from The Ohio State University.