Quentin Hicks joined Element Markets as Chief Financial Officer in 2021. Prior to joining Element, Mr. Hicks worked at Gulfport Energy Corp., a publicly traded natural gas-focused exploration and production company, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2019 to May 2021.  Prior to Gulfport he worked for Halcón Resources Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Hicks joined Halcón in August 2012 following the merger of GeoResources with Halcón, where he served as Director of Acquisitions and Financial Planning at GeoResources from 2011 to 2012. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Hicks worked in investment banking with Bear Stearns, Sanders Morris Harris, and most recently Madison Williams, where he was a Director in the energy investment banking practice. Prior to that, Mr. Hicks worked as Manager of Financial Reporting for Continental Airlines. Mr. Hicks began his career in 1998 as an auditor for Ernst and Young LLP. Mr. Hicks graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Accounting. In addition, Mr. Hicks holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Vanderbilt University and also holds a Certified Public Accountant license from the State of Texas.