Mr. Rea most recently served as VP of Accounting at Silver Hill where he directed all of the accounting and financial reporting functions of the company from the time of its initial acquisition in 2013 through the closing of the company’s merger with RSP Permian in 2016 and the subsequent sales of its subsidiaries including Silver Hill Midstream, Sopris Minerals and Skyland Minerals. Additionally, Mr. Rea has played an integral role in the formation and establishment of finance, accounting and controls systems of Silver Hill’s initial investments including Trailhead Exploration and High River Resources.
Prior to joining Silver Hill in April 2013, Mr. Rea served as a Senior Financial Analyst for Encana Corporation, where he worked in various financial reporting roles throughout Encana’s domestic resource plays while also assisting with the coordination and accounting for the company’s acquisition and divestiture efforts. Mr. Rea began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP., where he served on the Bass Family and Encore Acquisition Company engagements.
Mr. Rea earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Masters degree in Accounting from Abilene Christian University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.