Mr. Sanders serves as Vice President – Business Development for Sterling Energy. Since March 2003, Mr. Sanders has led Sterling Energy’s efforts in financial analysis, natural gas marketing, corporate management, and business development. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Sanders assisted in acquisition analysis, management, and successful divestiture of Highlands Gas Corporation, a Morgan Stanley Private Equity-backed venture, to Union Pacific Resources Company.  Mr. Sanders has also worked for MetLife Resources, a division of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, reporting to the CFO as a finance manager.  He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.