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Klabzuba

100 Lexington Street

Suite #050

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Ph: 817-336-5757

Fx: 817-336-0017

Robert W. Park

 

Currently serves as Chairman/C.E.O. of the Klabzuba Companies – Klabzuba Oil & Gas and Klabzuba Realty.  Rob joined Klabzuba in 2004 and assumed duties as Chairman/C.E.O. in 2008. Rob is the

3rd generation of Klabzuba to run the company.

 

Prior to moving to Fort Worth and joining Klabzuba, he held positions with Ernst & Young, LLC, and Commerce Bank, both in Kansas City. Mr. Park obtained a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Rockhurst University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma.

 

John R. Brown

 

Currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Klabzuba Companies – Klabzuba Oil & Gas and Klabzuba Realty. John came to Klabzuba in 2002 after successfully running his own CPA practice in Tennessee for 8 years. Prior to that, John worked as CFO of J. Burns Brown Operating Company, based in Tyler. His association with Klabzuba dates back to his days with Brown with whom he began employment in 1980.

 

John has his Accounting degree from the University of Texas. Additionally, he achieved his CPA distinction, as well as a Certified Specialist in Retirement Planning and a Certified Valuation Analyst.

Mr. Brown is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

John has been married for 25 years and enjoys traveling.

 

Amanda Baker

 

Currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Klabzuba Companies – Klabzuba Oil & Gas and Klabzuba Realty. Amanda joined Klabzuba in 2011 and most recently oversaw operations of Klabzuba’s existing real estate portfolio as Vice President of Klabzuba Realty.

 

Prior to joining Klabzuba, Amanda spent six years as an attorney advising clients in the energy, manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries on corporation, securities and real estate matters. Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude from Texas Tech University and a Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law.

 

Sherril Ahrens

 

Currently serves as Vice President – Corporate Finance and Tax. Prior to joining Klabzuba in 2011, Sherril spent 20+ years in various financial positions at Mobil, Union Pacific Resources and Oncor Electric Delivery. Sherril has an Accounting degree from the University of Texas Arlington and an MBA in Corporate Finance from the University of Dallas as well as holding a CPA designation. Mrs. Ahrens is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Bart Granvold

 

Currently serves as Executive Vice President of Finance of the Klabzuba Companies – Klabzuba Oil & Gas and Klabzuba Realty.  Bart joined Klabzuba in 2016 after working for 18 years in public accounting.  Prior to joining Klabzuba, Bart was a senior engagement manager in the tax services group for Crowe Horwath LLP in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Bart advised clients in various tax compliance and financial planning matters.  Bart served a diverse client base which included construction contractors, healthcare professionals, real estate developers, mining companies, manufacturers, and private equity investors.  Bart also spent 4 years as the accounting manager for an independent oil and natural gas exploration company in Montana.

 

Bart is a Certified Public Accountant and earned Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Accountancy degrees from the University of Montana.  Bart is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Bart has also earned certification as a Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

 

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