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Thomas HudsonPRESIDENT linked in
Prior to joining Coastal Point Energy as President, Mr. Hudson was the Managing Partner of the Washington, DC office of
Brownstein Hyatt and Farber (Denver), which was named in 2006 by Roll Call Magazine as one of the fastest growing law firms in DC. Mr. Hudson practiced in the areas of federal and state legislative law, emphasizing energy, environmental, technology, telecommunications and administrative

Prior to joining the firm, he was the Chief of Staff of US Senator John Breaux for 2 years and formerly Special Assistant to U.S. Senator Bennett Johnston. Previously, Mr. Hudson was elected to the Louisiana State Senate where he served for 12 years and was elected President Pro Tempore and Chairman of the Commerce Committee.
He received his BA and JD degrees from LSU.

Herman SchellstedeCTO & VP PROJECTS linked in
Mr. Schellstede is a registered Naval Architect and Marine Engineer who has over 40 years of ocean engineering experience in the offshore oil
and gas design, engineering, and construction industry, with a specialized emphasis directed towards solving problems. He has been granted sixty-seven (67) U.S. Patents and ten (10) International Patents. The patents involve machine and drilling equipment, various industrial products
and various environmental systems and equipment.

During his career, Mr. Schellstede has owned and operated two major shipyards, an engineering and development company, and co-founded and operated Wind Energy Systems Technology ("WEST") which he formed five years ago. During this time, he managed a workforce of 500 - 750 personnel. His company was responsible for the design and construction of many offshore platforms and drilling rigs.