Our Team

Tim Brennan

Director of Land, Delaware and Permian

Mr. Brennan brings 20 years of experience in finance and energy development. He is a welcome addition to our team. Tim spearheaded the Colorado Energy Star development utilizing large scale power generators

We are multi skilled individuals with diverse backgrounds covering engineering, finance, law and accountancy. Multitalented, experienced professionals working as a coherent team not separated by traditional divisions, represents a new paradigm in production and results. *The Ozark Family which includes Gateway Minerals suffered a tremendous loss earlier this year when Dr. Michael Sandretto passed away. Dr. Sandretto was a dear friend and our thoughts are with his family.

R. Brian Coker

Attorney, President

Mr. Coker is the founding partner of Ozark Royalty Co., and has spent his professional career in the energy sector. He has negotiated and purchased over $30 million dollars worth of oil and gas producing minerals throughout the continental United States. He is a licensed attorney and member of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Section.

Billy Hogg

EVP Land

Mr. Hogg is a life-long land man, having acquired countless thousands of mineral acres during his career. He is a cattleman and accomplished saddle maker. His network of ranchers, farmers, and mineral aggregators spread across the lower 48 States. Billy has a game-changing ability to find value and close deals.

Nick Melosi

Geologist, EVP

Mr. Melosi is an Exploration & Operations Geologist, experienced in basin analysis and operations participation in 250+ wells across the Bakken, Haynesville, Bossier, Eagle Form, Marcellus, Niobrara, Illinois Basin and the Permian. He expertise provides invaluable insight in determining asset valuation and future returns. He has spend years building databases of information on production the in the Illinois Basin, and his knowledge of the area is second to none. 

Serena Hou


Ms. Hou holds a MBA in Finance and a MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois where she was a MBA Merits Scholarship Recipient. She holds a BS in both Civil Engineering and Bioengineering from the University of Iowa. Her work on developing cutting edge programming to evaluate mineral prospects and project long term investment performance will play an integral part in strategic growth and scalability.