David W. Hayes
David W. Hayes has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2019. Mr. Hayes served as a Partner for NGP Energy Capital Management, L.L.C. (“NGP”) since 2008. Prior to joining NGP, Mr. Hayes was a member of Merrill Lynch's Energy Investment Banking group in Houston, Texas, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and financing in the exploration and production and natural gas pipeline industries. Mr. Hayes previously served on the Board of Directors of: (i) WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (NYSE: WRD) from September 2016 until February 2019; (ii) the general partner of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. from June 2011 until its sale to Vanguard Natural Resources LLC in October 2015; and (iii) the general partner of PennTex Midstream Partners, LP ("PennTex") from June 2015 until NGP sold its interest in PennTex in November 2016.
Mr. Hayes holds a bachelor's degree from Rice University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.