Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Peter C. Boylan III
Peter C. Boylan III
Chairman
Peter C. Boylan III Peter C. Boylan III is Chairman, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cypress Environmental Holdings, LLC, Cypress Environmental Partners GP, and Cypress Environmental Partners, L.P. These entities were formed in 2012 and partnership went public in January 2014 as Cypress Energy Partners L.P. Previously, Mr. Boylan served as the Chief Executive Officer of Boylan Partners, LLC, a private investment and advisory firm. From 1995 to 2004, Mr. Boylan served in a variety of senior executive management positions of various public and private companies controlled by Liberty Media Corporation, including serving as a board member, Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of several different public and private companies. Mr. Boylan currently serves on the board of directors of publicly traded BOK Financial Corporation. Mr. Boylan has also served on over a dozen other public and private company boards of directors over the last 25+ years. Mr. Boylan earned a B.B.A in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Charles C. Stephenson Jr.
Charles C. Stephenson Jr.
Charles C. Stephenson Jr. Charles Stephenson, Jr. has been a director on the board since 2014. Mr. Stephenson and his family are Co-founders of Cypress and they are the majority investors in the Partnership. Previously, Mr. Stephenson served as Chairman of the board of Premier Natural Resources, an independent oil and gas company of which he is also a co-founder. Mr. Stephenson is also an owner of Regent Private Capital II LLC and was a co-founder and director of Growth Capital Partners, an investment and merchant banking firm. From 1983 to 2006, Mr. Stephenson founded and led Vintage Petroleum, Inc. serving as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer at the time of its sale to Occidental Petroleum in 2006. Mr. Stephenson received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Stephenson is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has served on the board of the National Petroleum Council.
John T. McNabb II
John T. McNabb II
John T. McNabb II John T. McNabb, II has served on the board of directors since 2014, and he serves as the Chairman of the Conflicts Committee and as a member of the audit committee. Mr. McNabb has served on the boards of eight publicly traded companies and currently sits on the board of Continental Resources (where he has served as Lead Director). Mr. McNabb also served in a variety of leadership positions with Willbros including non-executive Chairman, Executive Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McNabb retired from his positions in 2015. Mr. McNabb also serves as Senior Advisor and was formerly Vice Chairman, Corporate Finance of Duff & Phelps Securities LLC, a leading global financial advisory firm. Prior thereto, Mr. McNabb was a founder and Chairman of Growth Capital Partners LP; a Managing Director of Bankers Trust New York Corporation; and, a board member of BT Southwest Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bankers Trust. Prior thereto, he served in various capacities with The Prudential Insurance Company of America including having responsibility for a multibillion-dollar investment portfolio primarily focused on energy investments. He started his energy career with Mobil Oil in the E&P Division. He has owned equity interests in approximately twenty private energy related companies and acted in operating or financial roles in several. Mr. McNabb has also served as a director of twelve private energy companies located in both Canada and the United States. He is an emeritus member of the board of Visitors of The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University; served as Chairman of the Board of Visitors of The University of Houston; served as Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board at The Bauer College of Business; and, as an Executive Professor of Finance at the University of Houston. Mr. McNabb holds BA and MBA degrees from Duke University and served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam conflict, rising to the rank of Captain and was awarded the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Jack H. Stark
Jack H. Stark
Jack H. Stark Jack H. Stark became a director of our board on April 6, 2020. Mr. Stark has over 40 years of experience in the upstream E&P industry and is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Continental Resources, Inc. (“Continental”). Mr. Stark joined Continental as Exploration Manager in 1992 and over his 28 years with Continental served as Senior Vice President of Exploration from 1998 to 2014 and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Mr. Stark also served on Continental’s Board of Directors from 1998 until 2008. Prior to joining Continental, Mr. Stark was Exploration Manager for the Western Mid-Continent Region for Pacific Enterprises from 1988 to 1992 and held various staff and middle management positions with Cities Service Company, Texas Oil and Gas and Western Nuclear from 1978 to 1988. Mr. Stark holds a Master’s degree of Science in Geology from Colorado State University and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, WildCatters Club, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, Houston Geological Society and the Oklahoma City Geological Society.
Stanley A. Lybarger
Stanley A. Lybarger
Stanley A. Lybarger Stan Lybarger has served as a director on the board since 2014 and serves as Chairman of the audit committee and is a member of the conflicts committee. Mr. Lybarger retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of BOK Financial, a top 25 US-based bank, on January 1, 2014. He continues to serve on the board of directors of that corporation as Vice Chairman. Mr. Lybarger had a 40-year career with BOK Financial. Mr. Lybarger served as its first President and Chief Operating Officer, in addition to continuing to hold that title for Bank of Oklahoma. He became the Chief Executive Officer for BOK Financial and Bank of Oklahoma in 1996. Lybarger earned B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Kansas, and a Certification from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University. Mr. Lybarger has also been an industry and community leader for decades and has held leadership positions at a number of organizations, including serving on the Federal Advisory Council (a 12-member council which consults and advises the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, DC), the Executive Committee of the Financial Institutions Division of the American Bankers Association, Chairman of the Tulsa Stadium Trust, Chairman of the Tulsa Metro Chamber, Chairman of the Oklahoma State Chamber, Chairman of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable, and Chairman of Tulsa Area United Way.
Cynthia A. Field
Cynthia A. Field
Cynthia A. Field Cynthia Field has served as a director since 2018 and was a Co-founder of Cypress in 2012. Ms. Field is a material investor in the Partnership and serves on the board of the holding company that controls the General Partner of the Partnership. Ms. Field is also the founder, President, and CEO of CF Inspection, a Women’s Business Enterprise (“WBE”) certified by the Supplier Clearinghouse in California and Nationally by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Ms. Field is the daughter of Charles C. Stephenson, Jr., one of our co-founders who also serves on the board of the General Partner. Ms. Field also serves as the Executive Director and a Trustee of the Charles & Peggy Stephenson Family Foundation, and as a member of the Gilcrease Museum National Advisory Board.