Executive Team

David Sambrooks
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sambrooks has extensive experience in executive management, engineering and business development. Prior to joining the company in early 2007, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Devon Energy Corporation's Southern Division, and prior to that their International Division. Mr. Sambrooks also held other senior positions with Santa Fe Energy Corporation. Mr. Sambrooks received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from the Executive Program at the University of Houston. Mr. Sambrooks is on the board and executive committee of Communities in Schools.

Shane Bayless
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Sabine Oil & Gas in 2007, Mr. Bayless held the position of Executive Vice President-Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer with Petrohawk Energy Corporation. He also held executive and senior level positions with 3TEC Energy, Encore Acquisition Company, Hugoton Energy Corporation and Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Bayless currently serves on the board of directors for CASA of Montgomery County and both the National Advisory Council for the Wichita State University Foundation and the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Barton School of Business at Wichita State University. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Wichita State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Todd Levesque
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Levesque joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2007 and most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Engineering & Development. Prior to Sabine, Mr. Levesque held various senior level management positions with Devon/Ocean Energy, Burlington Resources and Amerada Hess. Mr. Levesque earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Cheryl Levesque
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Development

Ms. Levesque joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2008 and most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Production & Operations. Prior to joining Sabine, Ms. Levesque held the position of Exploitation Supervisor with Devon Energy Corporation. She also held senior technical positions of increasing responsibility with Ocean Energy and Burlington Resources. Ms. Levesque obtained her Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University. She is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.

Doug Genrich
Senior Vice President, Drilling and Completions

Mr. Genrich joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2009. Doug brings over twenty years of domestic/international drilling, completions and production experience. He has held senior technical and management positions with Union Pacific Resources and Anadarko. Most recently, Doug held the position of Drilling and Completions Manager-Texas Gulf Coast, for El Paso Energy. Mr. Genrich graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.

Paul Babcock
Senior Vice President, Geology and Geophysics

Mr. Babcock joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2008. Prior his post with Sabine, Mr. Babcock held the position of Vice President of Exploration with Peoples Energy Production, LLC. He has held other executive and senior technical positions with Burlington Resources/Meridian Oil and Mobil/Superior Oil. Mr. Babcock received his Bachelor of Science in Geology from State University of New York and completed graduate Geoscience and Engineering courses from the University of Houston. He is a Texas Licensed Professional Geoscientist.

Timothy Yang
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

Mr. Yang joined the executive management team of Sabine Oil & Gas in 2011. Mr. Yang was Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary for Eagle Rock Energy prior to joining Sabine. His legal experience covers both public and private companies within the energy and investment industries including Invesco/AIM Investments, Pogo Producing Company and AEI Energy. Tim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Trinity University and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center.

Kurt Butler
Vice President, Southern Region And Production & Operations

Mr. Butler joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2008 and most recently held the position of Production & Operations Manager. Kurt brings over twenty three years of completion and production operations experience. Prior to Sabine, he held several senior technical positions at Southwestern Energy and Unocal. Mr. Butler graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Barrett Frizzell
Vice President, Northern Region

Mr. Frizzell joined Sabine Oil & Gas in 2008 and most recently held the position of Corporate Engineering Manager. Prior to Sabine, Mr. Frizzell held various senior technical positions of increasing responsibility with El Paso E&P, Peoples Energy Production, and Amerada Hess. Mr. Frizzell graduated from Montana Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Yamoria Miller
Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Miller joined the executive management team of Sabine Oil & Gas LLC in 2013. Ms. Miller was Senior Human Resources Operations Manager for Devon Energy Corporation prior to joining Sabine. Her human resources experience also includes roles within the law firm of Vinson & Elkins. Ms. Miller graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Science in Human Resources Management.