Dustin Brownlow, Chief Executive Officer
Dustin serves as CEO of Antelope and is a Board Member of KMX Technologies. Prior to co-founding Antelope, Dustin was Managing Partner and co-founder of Texas Water Management Group. At Texas Water, Dustin worked with various leading E&Ps on a broad range of water related challenges, and helped integrate a wide breadth of treatment technologies and water treatment equipment into company operations. Dustin has over 17 years of experience in treating and managing industrial waters, hazardous waste and operating municipal collection and distribution pipelines with a focus on the application of best available technology. He has also led site inspection, long term water management, forecasting, produced water analysis, treated water analysis, technology evaluation, onsite safety evaluations, process optimization, technology evaluation, project management, employee training, vendor Identification, and increase throughput. He has overseen and cordinated day-to-day start up procedures with domestic and international engineering firms CH2MHILL, Wedeco, Leopold, Xylem, and Archer Western.
Chris Kelley, Chief Operating Officer
Chris serves as COO of Antelope and is a Board Member of KMX Technologies. He is a graduate of University of Texas at Austin with a BS and has over ten years of experience in domestic and international oil and gas industries. Prior to co-founding Antelope, Chris was a Managing Partner and Director of Operations at Texas Water Solutions Management Group, and Vice President of Operations within Enerscope Systems Inc. Chris has full knowledge of oil field operations from drilling to completions. He specializes in water treatment, project management of water treatment pilot projects, water sourcing, water transfer, and fluid handling. In the oil and gas industry he has worked with companies such as Schlumberger, Conoco Philips, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, and EOG. He has project managed and consulted on water treatment projects with Omni (Marathon), Salt Works, Sanco, GE Systems, (Conoco Philips), BKT, and Mycelx (Banner Resources). With Select Energy Services Chris managed multiple accounts including Marathon, ConocoPhillips, Murphy, Stat Oil and EnCana. Chris gained valuable insight into the water side of the Oil and Gas industry while at Select and served as project manager on several different pilot and full commercial scale water treatment projects. Chris was also responsible for quoting and selling services for water transfer, water treatment and recycling, surveys, sourcing, containment, tank trucks and well testing.
Zachary Sadow, Chief Financial Officer
Zac serves as CFO of Antelope and is a Board Member of KMX Technologies. Prior to co-founding Antelope, he was an energy analyst at Barclays from 2010 to 2019 and has over 13 years of energy and financial services experience. At Barclays Zac covered Oil Services, E&P, and Macro Energy. During this time, he led the firm's water and energy research initiative. He is based in New York, is an Adjunct at the Columbia Water Center at Columbia University, and serves on the Infrastructure Working Group for the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network in their work on quantifying the costs of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He has a BA from the University of Florida, is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham, and was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
Tony Gutta, President of Oil & Gas
Tony Gutta serves as President of Oil & Gas at Antelope. Tony was the President of Hillstone where he oversaw Hillstone’s midstream saltwater disposal, water recycling, solids handling, and heavy brine operations in the Permian, Marcellas and Utica, prior to co-founding Probitas Water Solutions, where he served as CEO. During Tony’s last two years with Hillstone prior to the company’s sale to NGL Energy Partners LP, he was directly responsible for managing the disposal and recycling of nearly 200 million barrels of water. Prior to Hillstone, Tony was the President of Shalewater Solutions and oversaw operations in the Marcellus and Utica. Tony has significant water treatment experience and is the second named inventor on three US patents.
Chris Stanton, Vice President of Oil & Gas
Chris Stanton serves as Vice President of Oil & Gas at Antelope. He was the Permian General Manager for Hillstone, prior to co-founding Probitas, where he served as COO. At Hillstone, Chris oversaw all daily operations in the Permian where Hillstone was receiving 400,000 barrels of produced water per day. Prior to Hillstone, Chris was the Director of Residual Waste for Shalewater Solutions where he managed over 60 employees, oversaw multiple water infrastructure facility buildouts, and dealt with numerous government agencies regarding permitting and environmental compliance.
Ryan Vernon, Vice President of Finance
Ryan Vernon serves as Vice President of Finance at Antelope. He was Accounting Manager at Hillstone, prior to co-founding Probitas, where he was CFO. He holds a B.S.B.A with a concentration in Accounting from West Virginia University. He is responsible for corporate finance and accounting for water infrastructure operations, and supports valuation, strategy, and business development for Antelope’s broader activities.
Alex de Vogel, Vice President of Finance & Operations
Alexander leads coordination for corporate finance, project finance, and operational integration initiatives. He also leads integrated diligence on Antelope investments as it relates to the intersection of operations, ESG particulars, and the company's long-term strategic outlook. Alex supported diligence efforts on Antelope's asset acquisition of KMX Membrane Technologies, Corp., and now supports the KMX Board in its operational activities and strategic initiatives. He also supports Antelope in new business development. Alex started his career as a roustabout in Williston, North Dakota for a prominent PE backed oilfield services company, and served in a variety of operating, finance, and strategic roles during his time with the company. As a result, he developed experience in upstream and midstream operations, strategy and finance. He also developed and implemented new business service lines, led project management initiatives, and initiated long-term value add projects in-concert with the company's financial sponsor during this period.