Mr. Coombs serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Sterling Energy. Most recently, Mr. Coombs was the Director of Corporate Development for Summit Midstream Partners, LLC, and, prior to Summit’s acquisition of Bear Tracker, LLC in February of 2013, was the Director of Business Development for Bear Tracker. Prior to joining Bear Tracker in 2011, Mr. Coombs was Director of Business Development with El Paso Energy Partners. Mr. Coombs has over 36 years of experience in the energy industry including pipeline and processing plant facility construction, design engineering, marketing and trading, and greenfield oil and gas project development, primarily in the Rockies and Bakken areas. Mr. Coombs is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado, and earned undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering and Business from the University of Colorado.