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David LaLonde

Chief Financial Officer

David has more than 15 years of corporate finance and M&A experience while serving in various capacities, including private equity investing, investment banking and now as Chief Financial Officer of Black Swan Oil & Gas.  Prior to joining Black Swan, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Riley Permian, a private equity backed E&P company.  Earlier in his career, David was a Partner at Petro Capital, where he co-managed the E&P activities of the firm. During his tenure there, he directly led the closing of dozens of transactions, exceeding $2Bn in total transaction value.  Prior to this, David was an Associate of The Sterling Group, L.P., an operationally focused middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, that today has more than $2Bn in assets under management.  David also worked for Bear, Stearns & Co.’s investment banking group in its Dallas and New York offices. David has earned a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BBA in accounting and a MS in finance.