Mr. Wade has served as a member of the High Sierra board since November 2008 and has nineteen years of experience in the energy sector. In 2002, Mr. Wade co-founded Tiger Midstream Investments, a natural gas midstream development and investment company that was involved primarily in the U.S. Rockies. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Wade was a Managing Director at Bear Energy LP, responsible for investments in natural gas midstream infrastructure, as well as contracting for a diverse portfolio of natural gas storage capacity. In 2008, Mr. Wade joined The Energy & Minerals Group, the management company for a series of private equity funds with total investor commitments of $4.2 billion, consisting of $3.1 billion of regulatory assets under management and $1.1 billion in coinvestment commitments, as a Managing Director in the Houston office. The Energy & Minerals Group is the managing partner of NGP M&R HS LP LLC. Mr. Wade’s primary focus is making direct investments across the natural resources industry. In addition, Mr. Wade serves on the Board of Directors of Medallion Midstream, L.L.C. and Ferus Inc. Mr. Wade received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and his M.B.A. from the Jesse H. Jones School of Management at Rice University in 1995.