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Stephen C. Larkin

54, a director, President, Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of the Managing General Partner. Prior to joining Bayou City Exploration, Mr. Larkin served as President and CEO of Blue Ridge Group, Inc. from 2010 through September of 2013. He joined Blue Ridge following 10 years as President & CEO of Sensus Precision Die Casting, Inc. and President, CEO and Chairman of the Board Sensus Rongtai (Yangzhou) Precision Die Casting, Ltd. (a Chinese subsidiary of Sensus Precision Die Casting, Inc.). Mr. Larkin spent a total of 21 years with Sensus Metering Systems, Inc. (parent company to Sensus Precision Die Casting, Inc.) in positions ranging from Controller & CFO of one of their divisions (for seven years), to Vice President of Operations (for four years) then finally with Sensus Precision Die Casting Company as their President and CEO. Prior to that Mr. Larkin spent almost six years with Ernst and Young CPA’s both in the Lansing Michigan office and the Tampa Florida office and held the position of Senior Manager-Auditing when he left. Mr. Larkin earned a B.A. Degree from Michigan State University in Accounting in 1981, an MBA Degree from Michigan State University in Operations Management in 1989 and an Executive MBA from the University of New Hampshire in International Business in 1997. Mr. Larkin also passed the CPA exam in May 1982 and was granted a CPA license in May 1982 in the State of Florida.

Travis N. Creed

48, serves as Senior Vice President of the Managing General Partner. Mr. Creed holds degrees from Westminster College and the University of Arkansas School of Law. In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Creed has owned an electrical contracting company, a mortgage trading company and a real estate development company. He has experience in banking including founding and serving as President of Pinnacle Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pinnacle Bank in Little Rock, Arkansas. Following the sale of Pinnacle Bank to Bancorp South, Mr. Creed spent three years as a Senior Vice President of American Portfolio Mortgage Company, Inc. (APMC) a Chicago based mortgage trading company. After resigning from APMC in late 2004, he formed mortgage trading company, Avalar, LLC, in Little Rock, Arkansas. In November 2007, Mr. Creed accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Blue Ridge Group, Inc. in Bowling Green, Kentucky. While with Blue Ridge, Mr. Creed established the first “Opportunity Fund” in 2008 to purchase performing residential mortgage loans. He serves as portfolio manager for all Funds and has been responsible for the purchase of approximately 27 million dollars in performing loans to date. He remained with Blue Ridge until September of 2013 when he resigned to accept the Senior Vice President position at Bayou City Exploration, Inc. where he also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.