EVP & CFO of Berry Petroleum Company, LLC
Mr. Baetz, 53, has significant public company experience across the financial, strategic planning and investor relations areas. Mr. Baetz most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Seventy Seven Energy Inc., a domestic oil service company. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Atrium Companies, Inc., a large private equity owned windows manufacturer. Prior to Atrium, Mr. Baetz served as Chief Financial Officer of Boots & Coots International Well Control, an international well intervention and risk management company. Earlier in Mr. Baetz’s career he served as Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary of Chaparral Steel Company and Director of Corporate Finance at Texas Industries Inc. Mr. Baetz has led the sale of three public companies; has successfully completed two public spin-offs; and raised almost $5 billion in capital. Mr. Baetz holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas.