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Alpha Energy, Inc.



John Lepin – Chairman

Mr. Lepin has 30 years of experience in corporate finance management with oil & gas exploration and production companies. He has experience in all areas of oil & gas to include accounting, startup operations and general management. Prior to joining Alpha Energy, Inc., he worked as a consultant in controller positions with private and public companies. He started his career with Ladd Petroleum in Denver, he has worked with KC Resources, Royale Energy, Blue Dolphin Energy, Aurora Oil & Gas and Patara Oil & Gas and served as CFO of Grand Gulf Energy. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of California Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of Colorado.

David E. Anderson, PE – Director

Col. (ret.) Anderson is a board-experience leader with 30 years of experience in achieving profitable growth in environmental consulting and industrial services, construction, engineering and corporate real estate. A record of superior execution of some of the Department of Defense’s and Intelligence Community’s most challenging infrastructure programs. Proven veteran of creating and executing Congressional strategies with superior results. Experienced public communicator with a demonstrated ability to solve very complex problems involving multiple federal and state agencies. Superior client management skills. Committed to the highest levels of professional, personal and ethical excellence.

Since 2015, Col. (ret.) Anderson has been the CEO of Bay West, LLC a 150 plus employee national environmental consulting and industrial services firm.

From 2012 to 2015, David Anderson was Executive Vice President, Public Institutions at Jones Lang LaSalle where he was responsible for the development and execution of new real estate and infrastructure business in the local, state, and federal market places.

From 2009 to 2012, David Anderson was the Commander and District Engineer for the Baltimore District of the US Army Corps of Engineers where he led the Corps of Engineers’ largest and most complex district.

John M. Devlin, Jr. – Director

Mr. Devlin has over 30 years of public company finance and management. He has served as Managing Director of Curragh Capital Advisors, LLC, since October 2011. He is responsible for capital formation, due diligence, risk management, Value-Added Tax recovery programs, Foreign Exchange transactions for Universities, and consultancy services with clients in financial, technology, and manufacturing environments. 

Mr. Devlin has also served on the Board of Directors of IntreOrg, Inc., a marketing and stock analysis company, since November, 2017.

Since October, 2011, John M. Devlin, Jr., has served on the Board of Directors, and is Chair of the Audit Committee for Spindle Mobile, Inc., a start-up mobile payment platform company.

From March 2009 through March, 2014, Mr. Devlin as a Director of Ad Mobile and Media Communications Technology and Intellectual Property for Hipcricket, Inc. Mr. Devlin also served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.

Professional Consultants and Affiliates

Jack A. McCartney - Manager, McCartney Engineering, LLC

From 1965 to 1968 Mr. McCartney was employed by Kerr McGee Corporation as a Production Engineer.  His responsibilities included well completions, workovers, and recommendations of infill drilling locations, primarily offshore Louisiana.  After a brief period with Kerr McGee in Calgary, Canada, he joined National Cooperative Refinery Association as a Reservoir Engineer.  During his three years with NCRA, his duties included property evaluation, secondary recovery, and unitization. Mr. McCartney was employed by Scientific Software Corporation in Denver, and later in Houston, where he performed reservoir simulation studies.  He then joined Davis Oil Company in Denver as their Reservoir Engineer.  He was responsible for secondary recovery projects, unitization, and evaluation of the Company's oil and gas properties for loan negotiations.

In September of 1973, Mr. McCartney formed McCartney & Associates, later to become McCartney Engineering, LLC, for the purpose of providing consulting services in the areas of property management, secondary and enhanced recovery, reservoir engineering, property evaluation, and expert testimony.

During the past thirty-six years he has continued to be actively involved in reservoir studies, reserve and revenue forecasting, oil and gas property appraisals, secondary recovery feasibility studies, property management, and petroleum software development.  He also has served on numerous occasions as an expert witness before the Oil and Gas Regulatory Commissions in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, and North Dakota regarding matters ranging from well spacing applications to field unitization.  He has also given expert testimony in civil litigations with respect to oil and gas related matters.

Mr. McCartney graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with the degree of Petroleum Engineer and a degree of Master of Engineering (Petroleum Engineer).