Clark R. Nicklas
As Chairman and CEO, Clark R. Nicklas has assembled a highly-skilled management team with the vision and commitment
to establish Vista Resources as one of the fastest-growing, independent producers of natural gas in the U. S. Prior
to founding Vista in 1987, Mr. Nicklas was Vice President of Natmin Development Corporation, an oil and gas subsidiary
of National Intergroup, Inc. He also served as President of HB Drilling Programs, Inc. and Vice President of Haddad
and Brooks, Inc. During the last 30 years, Mr. Nicklas has been responsible for the drilling of over 1,200 wells across
the country. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and completed
graduate courses at the University of Pittsburgh and Wayne State University, earning a Masters of Business Administration.
David M. Nicklas
Mr. Nicklas has served in the role of President since 2008 and held various executive level positions since joining the firm
on a full time basis in 2003. Under his direction as President, Vista has drilled over 150 wells and his responsibilities
include overseeing Vista’s geology, accounting, land, sales & marketing and operations departments. Since prior to joining Vista,
Mr. Nicklas worked at Northern Trust Bank in personal trust administration and operations. He earned a Bachelor of Art degree in
Economics from Brown University.
Thomas R. Michael
Serving as Vice President of Exploration & Development and Chief Geologist, Mr. Michael manages the Exploration and
Development staff, and is responsible for drilling projects throughout the Appalachian Basin and exploration programs
nationwide. He has been involved in the drilling and completion of over 2,000 natural gas wells in the Appalachian
Basin. Before joining Vista in 1990, Mr. Michael served in a number of geology and exploration management positions
with Cabot Oil & Gas and Doran & Associates. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Edinboro University.
Paul C. Berg
As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mr. Berg is responsible for coordinating and managing the delivery of Limited
Partnerships nationally to the broker dealer community, primarily Financial Representatives. He has 23 years of experience
in the financial services industry and has held a variety of senior level positions in both institutional and individual
client services at a Major Financial Services Company. Mr. Berg received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology
from St. Bonaventure University. He joined Vista in 2011 and can be reached at
email@example.com or 614-600-0369.
Ms. Cassidy serves as Vice President/Controller of Vista Resources, and is responsible for all financial reporting
systems, forecasting and tax planning. Ms. Cassidy is Vista's primary liaison with the financial community. She is
also responsible for partnership reporting, distribution of production revenues and preparation of monthly financial
statements. Ms. Cassidy has been with Vista Resources, Inc. since 1993 and received a Bachelor of Science degree
in Business Administration from Duquesne University.
Patricia L. Stauffer
As Manager of Accounting, Ms. Stauffer is responsible for a numerous areas within the accounting department including
distributions to landowners and drilling program participants. She joined Vista in 1998 and received a Bachelor of
Science degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University.
Jennifer A. O'Toole
Serving as Manager of Investor Relations, Ms. O'Toole is assisting investors and advisors with any questions pertaining
to Vista’s drilling programs including completion of program documents, drilling updates, web site access and additional
questions that may arise during the full lifecycle of a drilling program investment. She joined Vista in June 2007 and
received an Associate Degree in Specialized Business from Bradford School.
Joel A. Hoffman
As Geologist and Exploration Technology Manager, Mr. Hoffman teams with Mr. Michael in selecting drilling sites for the
Appalachian Basin. He has worked at Vista since 2007 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth Science from
California University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa M. Coccagno
Serving as Manager of Land Operations, Ms. Coccagno has numerous responsibilities relating to the drilling which include
permitting, bonds and regulatory filing. She also is responsible for drilling title and curative duties, assignment
preparation and numerous other land functions. Prior to joining Vista in 2010, she gained over 20 years of experience in
the oil and gas industry.
Keri C. Brunk
As Staff Accountant, Ms. Brunk is responsible for assisting in the preparation of financial statements and K1 Schedules.
She joined Vista in 2009 and received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Penn State University.
As Billing Manager, Ms. Whiteside oversees the payment and billing for all good and services for all wells and drilling
programs. She joined Vista in 2006 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration from
the University of Pittsburgh.
Leslee A. Stockhausen
Since joining Vista in 1992, Ms. Stockhausen has assisted in various departments, including investor relations, fundraising
campaigns, promotional materials production, as well as general administrative duties. She is now an administrative assistant
in the Accounting Department. Ms. Stockhausen attended the University of Kentucky and Chatham College.
Joanne P. Roche
As Office Manager, Ms. Roche is responsible for corporate insurance and human resource functions including health and dental
insurance and 401k benefits. She also is responsible for many land functions including lease rental payments and document
recording. Ms. Roche joined Vista in 2000.
Thomas E. Hillman
As Superintendent of Production, Mr. Hillman is responsible for all Vista producing wells in the Appalachian Basin.
He joined Vista in 1990 and aided by his extensive experience in the field, Vista has grown from 32 wells at the Sandy
Lake Field to over 800 wells.
Thomas H. Arbuckle
Mr. Arbuckle, Superintendent of Drilling, oversees the set-up, drilling, completion and reclamation of each Pennsylvania
drill site operated by Vista. He joined Vista in 1996 and has managed the drilling process for over 500 wells.
Mr. Hillman and Mr. Arbuckle manage a team of twelve additional field operations staff.