Kevin S. McCarthy has been Chairman of the Board of Whiting Petroleum Corporation since September 2020. Mr. McCarthy serves on Whiting’s Compensation and Human Resources Committee as well as Whiting’s Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. McCarthy has served as Vice Chairman at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. since 2019 and was Chairman of the Board for Kayne Anderson’s closed-end funds from 2004 through July 2020 and Chief Executive Officer for Kayne Anderson’s closed end funds from 2004 to 2019. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson, Mr. McCarthy was global head of energy investment banking at UBS Securities and held similar positions at PaineWebber Incorporated and Dean Witter. Mr. McCarthy has significant energy finance and investment experience with deep knowledge of oil and gas commodity markets and oil and gas companies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Geology from Amherst College and a MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.