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CORPORATE OFFICE
1177 WEST LOOP SOUTH, SUITE 1825
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77027
T/ 713.968.7068     F/ 713.968.7016

CEO

Sam Banks

Mr. Banks is Chairman and majority owner of Yuma Energy, Inc.  He graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with a B.A. degree in 1972.  In 1976, he served as Republican Assistant Finance Chairman for the Re-election of President Gerald Ford, under former Secretary of State Robert Mosbacher.  From the end of 1976 to 1982, Mr. Banks was assistant to the President of Tomlinson Interests, a private, independent oil and gas company.  Mr. Banks founded Yuma in 1983, and has been responsible for all aspects of the company’s business growth, including the development of Yuma's business opportunities in exploration, production, pipelines, gas distribution, and gas trading.  (Experience: 37 years)