Ryan Allen is the Vice President of Finance and Controller of Cortez Resources. Prior to joining Cortez Resources, Mr. Allen was the Assistant Controller for Silver Creek Oil & Gas, LLC, a privately owned oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Irving, Texas that was formed at year-end 2011 through the combination of Alta Natural Resources, LLC and HEP Oil Company. In addition to various other positions in accounting and finance, Mr. Allen played a lead role in the merger of the accounting and finance groups of the two companies.
Before joining Silver Creek Oil & Gas, Mr. Allen worked as a consultant at FTI Consulting, Inc. in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment based in Dallas. Mr. Allen obtained his BBA in both Accounting and Finance from Texas Christian University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and graduated with his Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.