Dean Tinsley, Vice President, Operations and Engineering

Mr. Tinsley joined Bonanza Creek in April 2013 as Production Engineering Manager and was named Vice President – Rocky Mountain Asset Management in May 2015 and Vice President, Operations and Engineering in September, 2016. Mr. Tinsley is responsible for all engineering and operations for the Company, including drilling, completions, production, and facilities. He has more than 22 years of progressive experience in exploration and production management, operations, and engineering. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Tinsley held positions as Asset Director for the Piceance Basin and Director of Operations for the Marcellus Region, respectively, with WPX Energy. Prior to this, he held operational, technical, and supervisory roles in three additional basins for Amoco, Barrett Resources, and Williams Production Company. Mr. Tinsley holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.