Since Sam Gary Jr. founded the organization in 1980, SGA has acquired, explored for, developed and produced crude oil and natural gas reserves throughout North America. Offering extensive operating expertise, the SGA management team has consistently produced numerous successful ventures over the past 35 years. Our distinctive approach to service and value continues to foster our success and the success of our stakeholders.
We set high performance expectations and accept responsibility for our actions, the quality of our work and the results we achieve as individuals, as team members and as a company.
We are committed to providing consistent and reliable service, and strive to understand and meet the needs of our clients and colleagues.
We are dedicated to, and are accountable for, keeping ourselves and colleagues safe. Our aim is to maintain the highest standard of health and safety for our employees, service organizations and landowners.
We are committed to carefully and responsibly manage and protect our natural resources and the communities in which we work.
Samuel Gary Jr. founded Samuel Gary Jr. & Associates, Inc. in 1980 as a private oil and gas exploration company. Sam graduated with a bachelor of science in geology from the University of Colorado, and then began his career as a geologist with Standard Oil of Ohio.
In June 1987 Craig Ambler joined Sam at SGA. Craig graduated with a bachelor of business studies in mineral land management and finance from the University of Colorado. Craig held various property development and management positions for Petro-Lewis Corporation, as well as Cox Oil and Gas, prior to joining Samuel Gary Jr. & Associates.
In 2009 Lonnie Brock joined Samuel Gary Jr. & Associates with more than 25 years of related experience. Prior to joining SGA, he served at the board level and as CFO for other Denver-based oil and gas companies: Western Gas Resources, Gerrity Oil & Gas, Double Eagle Petroleum and Teton Energy. After graduating with a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Eastern Illinois University, Lonnie began his career with Price Waterhouse, and is a CPA and CGMA.
Hunt Walker joined SGA in 2013. His diversified industry experience as a petroleum landman began with Hunt Energy in 1979, and he was a founding member of Bill Barrett Corporation, serving as the vice president of land/senior vice president of land from 2002 through 2013. Hunt graduated from Middlebury College with a bachelor of arts in geography. He is a CPL and was recognized with the 2008 Landman of the Year for the Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen.