Carolyn J. Burke , Director
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Carolyn J. Burke joined Excelerate’s board of directors in February 2022. Ms. Burke has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, a petrochemicals company, since February 2019. Prior to this role, Ms. Burke served as Executive Vice President, Strategy, at Dynegy, Inc. (‘‘Dynegy’’), an independent power producer and retailer, from October 2016 until April 2018. Ms. Burke also held various executive roles with increasing responsibility at Dynegy from August 2011 until October 2016, including as Executive Vice President of Business Operations and Systems, Chief Integration Officer and Chief Administration Officer. From 2008 to 2011, Ms. Burke served as Global Controller for the Investment Bank, Global Commodities division of JPMorgan Chase. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Burke worked at NRG Energy as Vice President and Corporate Controller and Executive Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Ms. Burke previously served as a director of TerraForm Power, Inc., a globally diversified renewable energy company, from May 2018 to July 2020, and a director of Aqua America Inc. (now Essential Utilities, Inc.), a holding company for 125 regulated utilities providing water, wastewater, or natural gas services, from December 2015 to May 2019. Ms. Burke earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in business administration from the Booth Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago.

Paul T. Hanrahan , Director
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Paul T. Hanrahan joined Excelerate’s board of directors in February 2022. Mr. Hanrahan most recently served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and a director of Hygo Energy Transitions Ltd., a company that developed and operated integrated LNG-to-Power facilities globally, from October 2020 until its acquisition by New Fortress Energy in April 2021. Mr. Hanrahan served as the Chief Executive Officer of Globeleq Advisors Limited, an independent power producer operating and developing power projects in Africa, from September 2017 to December 2019. Mr. Hanrahan has served on Globeleq’s board of directors since January 2020. Previously, Mr. Hanrahan served as the Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Energy & Infrastructure Management, LLC, an investment company formed to raise, invest and manage funds in the energy and infrastructure industries, from September 2012 until its acquisition by Ares Capital Corporation in December 2016. Mr. Hanrahan served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of The AES Corporation, an independent power producer, from June 2002 to September 2011. Mr. Hanrahan earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

Henry G. Kleemeier, Director
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Henry G. Kleemeier has served as a member of the Excelerate board of directors of EELP since 2008 and a director of Excelerate since February 2022. Mr. Kleemeier has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, an upstream oil and gas company owned by Kaiser, our controlling stockholder, since 2006, and is also affiliated with other Kaiser-controlled entities in various senior capacities. Mr. Kleemeier earned a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.

Steven M. Kobos, Director
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Steven M. Kobos has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EELP since March 2018 and President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Excelerate since September 2021. Prior to his current role, Mr. Kobos served as a board member of EELP since 2017 and its counsel for the previous 11 years. Prior to joining EELP, Mr. Kobos formally supported our company as Managing Counsel with primary legal responsibility for EELP global projects, while also employed by Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC. Mr. Kobos earned a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

Don P. Millican, Director
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Don P. Millican has served as a member of the board of directors of EELP since 2008 and a director of Excelerate since February 2022. Mr. Millican has served as the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, an upstream oil and gas company owned by Kaiser, our controlling stockholder, since 2003, and is also affiliated with other Kaiser-controlled entities in various senior capacities. Prior to Kaiser-Francis, Mr. Millican was a partner in the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLP between 1982 and 2003. Mr. Millican previously served as Chief Financial Officer of EELP from December 2003 to May 2008. Mr. Millican is engaged in many civic activities, having served on the board of Community Action Project, Tulsa Educare, Inc., Neighbor for Neighbor, Oklahoma Policy Institute, Tulsa Neighborhood Networks and Crossover Community Impact. He also formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Oklahoma Christian University. Mr. Millican serves as a director of Memjet, Ltd. and Memjet Home and Office, Inc. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Texas.

Robert A. Waldo, Director
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Robert A. Waldo has served as a member of the board of directors of EELP since 2014 and a director of Excelerate since February 2022. Since 2016, Mr. Waldo has served as the President of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, an upstream oil and gas company owned by Kaiser, our controlling stockholder, and is also affiliated with other Kaiser-controlled entities in various senior capacities. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Waldo was the Executive Vice President of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company. Mr. Waldo has worked at Kaiser-Francis Oil Company in various roles since 2004 and in addition to the upstream oil and gas business, he is involved in various investment activities of Mr. Kaiser, including Cactus Drilling and multiple private and public equity investments. Mr. Waldo served as a director of StepStone Group Inc. (including its predecessor) from 2007 to 2021. From 2000 to 2002, 126 Mr. Waldo worked as an associate at Evercore Partners, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments, and from 1998 to 2000 he was an analyst in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch. Mr. Waldo earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.