James H.T. Riddell - Chief Executive Officer
Jim Riddell has held the office of Chief Executive Officer of Trilogy since inception in April 2005 and, until May 2010, he was also President. Mr. Riddell is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Resources Ltd. and has been a director of Paramount since 2000. From June 2002 until May 2015 he was also the Chief Operating Officer. From May 1991 until June 2002, he held various positions at Paramount.
Mr. Riddell is also a director of Big Rock Brewery Inc. and Strategic Oil & Gas Ltd.
Mr. Riddell graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology (1989) and from the University of Alberta with a Master of Science degree in Geology (1993). He is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
John B. Williams - President & Chief Operating Officer
John Williams brings over 28 years of experience to Trilogy Energy. Following 10 years of success as an exploration and development geologist for both small and large organizations, Mr. Williams joined Paramount Resources in 1998. During the next eight years, Mr. Williams held a series of positions with increasing responsibility, ultimately holding the position of Corporate Operating Officer at Paramount from March 2003 through to May 2006. From April 2005 until the present, Mr. Williams has held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Trilogy Energy, and in May, 2010 he was appointed as President.
Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Alberta (1988) with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology.
Michael G. Kohut - Chief Financial Officer
Michael Kohut has been with Trilogy since June 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Kohut was the President and a director of Global Railway Industries Ltd. for over 8 years.
Mr. Kohut graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1989 and received a Chartered Accounting designation in 1992.
Gail L. Yester - General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Gail Yester has over 30 years of legal and business experience including 25 years in the oil and gas industry. Building on several years of corporate, commercial and general practice in a private law firm, she entered the oil and gas industry in 1987. Gail has worked in various capacities in the Land, Acquisitions & Divestitures and Legal Departments of major and intermediate oil and gas producers, primarily Paramount Resources Ltd. since 1995.
Ms. Yester graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts in 1981 and an LL.B. in 1984.