Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

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William Tuorto
Chairman of the Board
William Tuorto
Chairman of the Board


Mr. Tuorto has served as the Chairman of our general partner’s board of directors since March 17, 2016. Mr. Tuorto is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Royal and has been providing legal, financial, and consulting services to public companies for over 19 years. Privately, Mr. Tuorto is an investor and entrepreneur, with holdings in a wide-range portfolio of energy, technology, real estate and hospitality. Mr. Tuorto was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Citadel in 1991, gradua... 
Ronald Phillips
Director
Ronald Phillips
Director


Mr. Phillips has served as a director of our general partner since March 17, 2016. Mr. Phillips is the President and Secretary of Royal and is currently the Vice President at World Business Lenders, a private lending institution based in New York City. Mr. Phillips previously ran the DKR Capital Event Driven Fund in Stamford, Connecticut. Mr. Phillips received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University in 1989 and his Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School in 1992. Mr. Phillips was selected to s... 
Douglas  Holsted
Director
Douglas  Holsted
Director


Mr. Holsted has served as a director of our general partner since March 17, 2016. Mr. Holsted is the Chief Financial Officer of Royal and the owner of Cox, Holsted & Associates, PC, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in the public sector, overseeing all audit, review, tax and SEC compliance and business evaluations for Royal. Mr. Holsted received his BS in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Taxation from DePaul University. Mr. Hol... 
Brian  Hughs
Director
Brian  Hughs
Director


Mr. Hughs has served as a director of our general partner since March 17, 2016. Mr. Hughs is the Vice President and a Director of Royal. Mr. Hughs has been in the private sector as a business owner and entrepreneur since 2001. Through Mr. Hughs’ familial involvement in the exploration and production of oil and gas in northern Texas, he brings specialized knowledge and expertise in this field of prospective investments. Mr. Hughs was selected to serve as a director due to his in-depth business kn... 
Michael  Thompson
Director
Michael  Thompson
Director


Mr. Thompson has served as a director of our general partner since March 17, 2016. Mr. Thompson is serving as an independent member of the board of directors of the General Partner and has been named to the audit and conflicts committee of the board of directors of the General Partner. Mr. Thompson manages the WW Strategic Business Development team for HP Incorporated’s Managed Services organization. Mr. Thompson is responsible for incubation and initial traction for these businesses and partn... 
David  Hanig
Director
David  Hanig
Director


Mr. Hanig has served as a director of our general partner since March 17, 2016. Mr. Hanig is serving as an independent member of the board of directors of the General Partner and has been named to the audit and conflicts committee of the board of directors of the General Partner. Mr. Hanig is a managing director at R.W. Pressprich & Co. Mr. Hanig is involved in institutional sales focused on distressed, convertibles, bank loans and reorganization equities. Mr. Hanig was selected to serve as a ... 
Richard Boone
Director
Richard Boone
Director


Mr. Boone was named Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") and President of Rhino GP LLC effective January 1, 2017. Prior to Mr. Boone being named President and CEO, he served as President of Rhino GP since September 2016 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") since June 2014. Mr. Boone joined Rhino February 1, 2005 as Senior Vice President and CFO and served in that role until June 2014. Prior to joining Rhino GP LLC, Mr. Boone worked in the coal industry at the senior ... 
Bryan H. Lawrence
Director
Bryan H. Lawrence
Director