Robert Newton, Partner|
Mr. Newton has more than 20 years experience investing in, advising and organizing start-ups and mature resource companies with interests that range from oil and mineral exploration to uranium. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of James Madison University. Mr. Newton's background includes experience as the youngest branch manager in company history at GBC, a Fortune 1000 business machine conglomerate, and as the Regional Manager of the Jones Colad Group, a marketing/ advertising consortium specializing in new product packaging and testing for companies such as Gillette, Kodak, Xerox and Volvo. Mr. Newton also served as the Executive Vice President of Private Jet Management before founding and leading Aero Trading International, which later became Aero Sales, Inc. With working interest and ownership in multiple oil fields in Arkansas and Kentucky, Mr. Newton brings extensive operational and management expertise to his role as a partner at MED. Jeff Crawford, Partner
Mr. Crawford has 13 years of financial experience in the corporate world with the past nine years in oil & gas. In his nine years in the oil business he has served from the executive level of investor relations starting out, president of a new start up company to his current position with Mr. Newton the past six years. He has been involved with some of the biggest oil discoveries in the Appalachian and Illinois Basin's during his time putting together proven oil and gas programs throughout Kentucky, Tennessee and Oklahoma. He graduated in 2000 from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY with a Business Administration degree with emphasis in finance and management. He currently resides in Glasgow, KY with his wife and kids.