Matthew Alley is an experienced corporate finance professional with nearly 20 years experience in oil and gas. Most recently, Mr. Alley served as Chief Financial Officer for Palomar Natural Resources, an oil and gas operator with assets in Poland, the San Juan and DJ Basins. Prior to joining Palomar in 2015, Mr. Alley was Manager of Corporate Finance at Aspect Energy, an independent energy exploration and investment company with diverse portfolio of oil and gas holdings, where he focused on corporate and financial matters relating to projects in the Gulf Coast and multiple unconventional basins in the United States, as well as international projects in Hungary, Kurdistan and Italy. Mr. Alley’s responsibilities at Aspect included leading the corporate finance team focused on financial planning and analysis, corporate finance modeling and transaction execution, preparation of project economics, hedging, treasury and cash management and shareholder and management reporting. Prior to Aspect, Mr. Alley was a project manager at Gerbig Management, where he provided management consulting services to public and private oil and gas companies, and was an Investment Analyst at Quellos Private Capital Markets, a private equity fund of funds, where he performed due diligence and provided analytical support. Mr. Alley holds a B.S. in economics and computer science from the University of Puget Sound.