Rick Hatcher was recently appointed to VP, Information Technology. Mr. Hatcher joined Whiting in January 2018 as Sr. Director, IT. Graduated from DeVry Institute of Technology in 1984 with a degree in Computer Science and an MBA from Colorado State University in 1997 with highest honors. Prior to Whiting he worked for Hamilton Brothers Oil Company as a programmer analyst in 1984 and ANR Freight Systems as a systems analyst in 1986. Mr. Hatcher joined Forest Oil in 1988 and worked as the lead programmer analyst for application development. He joined Coors Brewing Company in 1997 as their SAP project and Support I.T. Manager. Mr. Hatcher rejoined Forest Oil in 2000 as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Hatcher joined Bonanza Creek Energy in 2015 as the Director, IT.