John ("J.W.") Brown
Mr. Brown has been active in the formation and management of energy related partnerships and corporations as Chairman of Par Investments, LLC since 2005, and has been the General Partner of Premier Capital, Ltd., a private energy focused investment banking firm, since 1991. Prior to 1991, Mr. Brown participated directly in the oil and gas business as well as a variety of energy investment banking activities, and practiced law from 1973 until 1981. Mr. Brown previously served on the Board of Halcon Resources Corporation, and currently serves as Board Chair of The KidLinks Foundation, a non-profit organization. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Southern Methodist University and a Juris Doctor Degree and Master of Laws Degree from Southern Methodist University Law School.