Maverick’s Executive Leadership Team

Focused on generating profitable growth and delivering shareholder value, Maverick’s visionary Executive Leadership Team brings a depth of talent, knowledge and industry experience to achieve Maverick’s corporate objectives.

Chris Heinson

Chris Heinson was appointed Maverick’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in August 2018. Prior to joining Maverick, Heinson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sanchez Energy and Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation. Heinson began his career at Occidental Petroleum Corporation, where he held various roles of increasing responsibility in planning and reservoir engineering. Heinson holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

John Brawley

John Brawley was appointed Maverick’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2018. Prior to joining Maverick, Brawley served as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets, M&A and Treasurer at SandRidge Energy. Brawley has held numerous senior leadership roles in public companies, including Chief Financial Officer of both midstream and upstream companies. He also served as Co-Head of the Guggenheim Houston office from 2010-2013. Brawley holds a B.A. in Economics and Biological Sciences from Rice University and an M.B.A. from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University.

Greet Gatlin

Greet Gatlin was appointed Maverick’s SVP, Operations in September 2018. Prior to joining Maverick, Gatlin served as Vice President of Surface Operations at Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation. Gatlin began his career as District Manager at International Lift Systems/Lufkin Industries and led multiple field, engineering and analyst teams at Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Benjamin Paul

Ben Paul was appointed Maverick’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel in April 2019. Prior to joining Maverick, Paul served as Assistant General Counsel of Newfield Exploration Company and was an attorney at LINN Energy. He began his legal career with Latham & Watkins and Baker Botts. Paul also worked at McKesson Corporation and Deloitte Consulting before attending law school. Paul holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.