Mr. Hopson is a Managing Director of PetroCap. Before joining PetroCap in 2009, Mr. Hopson worked for 18 years at Hyperion Resources, Inc. as Vice President, Land and Acquisitions. While at Hyperion, Mr. Hopson was instrumental in the formation and ongoing management of the $200 million Helios Energy Partners fund, raised in 2002 with Morgan Stanley. Helios sold its assets to a large energy private equity fund. Prior to Hyperion, Mr. Hopson worked at Hudson, Ball & Hopson from 1988 to 1990. Prior to that, he was with Pecos Resources. Before working as an Independent Petroleum Landman from 1986 to 1987, Mr. Hopson was a Staff Landman for six years with Sabine Corporation. Mr. Hopson began his career with Mitchell Energy where he worked as a Landman from 1977 to 1980. Mr. Hopson received a Bachelor of Business Administration, Petroleum Land Management from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, American Association of Petroleum Landmen, Dallas Wildcat Committee and ADAM Energy Forum.