Mr. Newkumet is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Regions Permian, where he oversees the company’s development opportunities and transaction negotiations. Prior to founding Regions Permian, Mr. Newkumet founded Regions Energy LLC in 2012. Under his leadership, Regions Energy has established itself as an industry leader by successfully acquiring significant asset holdings in the Permian Basin. Prior to Regions Energy, Mr. Newkumet worked as a Landman in the Barnett Shale for Dale Property Services, LLC, a land brokerage firm hired by Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Born and raised in Midland, TX, Mr. Newkumet is a third generation member of an oil and gas family with origins in West Texas and Oklahoma. He holds a BBA in Finance and Economics from Southern Methodist University, where he was awarded the Frank L. Pitts Oil and Gas Scholarship from the Cox School of Business.