Troy A. Hoefer
Senior Vice President – Engineering
Troy A. Hoefer joined Approach as Vice President – Reservoir Engineering in June 2013. Mr. Hoefer has more than 25 years of operating and management experience in the oil and gas industry. For the 16 years prior to joining Approach, Mr. Hoefer held increasingly responsible reservoir and operating engineering positions at Pioneer Natural Resources. Most recently, Mr. Hoefer served as Reservoir Engineering Manager, overseeing Pioneer's South Texas Asset Team. This reservoir engineering group was responsible for development and executing drilling campaigns including a large-scale exploration, appraisal and development project in the Eagle Ford shale.
Before joining Pioneer, Mr. Hoefer held a variety of engineering and business development roles at Mesa Inc., which merged with Parker and Parsley in 1997 to form Pioneer Natural Resources. Mr. Hoefer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of the Mines. Troy is also a 25-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Vice President & General Counsel
Josh Dazey joined Approach as Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in January 2016. Prior to joining Approach, Mr. Dazey served as Associate General Counsel, Securities & Finance and Assistant Secretary at Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., an upstream E&P MLP. Over the course of his employment at Eagle Rock, Mr. Dazey worked on a wide range of SEC reporting, equity and debt offerings, exchanges and buybacks, upstream and midstream acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance matters and other legal functions, culminating in Eagle Rock’s merger with Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC in 2015. Before joining Eagle Rock, Mr. Dazey worked as an attorney in the corporate department of Baker Botts LLP, serving a wide range of clients including upstream E&P companies.
Mr. Dazey graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center earning a J.D. degree in 2006, and graduated summa cum laude from Central Washington University earning a B.S. and a B.A. degree in 2001. Mr. Dazey is an active member of the Texas state bar.
Suzanne L. Ogle
Vice President – Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Suzanne L. Ogle joined Approach as Vice President – Investor Relations and Corporate Communications in June of 2016. Ms. Ogle has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry leading sales, marketing & communication and commercial teams for both public and private energy companies, including Wilbanks Energy Logistics, Regency Energy Partners, Valerus and Exterran. She is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), is a Public Relations Society of America Accredited Public Relations Professional and is certified by Cornell University in Measuring and Improving Business Performance. Suzanne is passionate about the energy industry and currently serves on the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) Business Development Committee and is Chair of the IPAA Wildcatters Sporting Clay tournament benefiting the IPAA Energy Education Foundation. Ms. Ogle holds a Master’s degree in educational psychology a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Marketing from California Lutheran University.