Thaddeus Darden is a Director at Granite Ridge. He serves as the chairman of Compensation Committee and a member of the Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee. Mr. Darden is also a Partner at Grey Rock, and a member of Grey Rock’s Valuation Committee. Mr. Darden joined Grey Rock in 2014. He manages financial modeling and assists in deal diligence, portfolio valuation, and business development. His focus is on accurately forecasting and understanding the financial performance and sensitivities of portfolios of oil and gas properties managed by Grey Rock. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Darden worked at Bain & Company, primarily in the oil and gas practice. During Mr. Darden’s tenure at Bain, he provided deal diligences, built growth strategies, and streamlined operations for numerous upstream and midstream oil and gas companies. Mr. Darden holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, where he was a Jefferson Scholar.