Below are the members of management of Targa Resources Corp. ("TRC"), the parent of Targa Resources GP LLC (the "General Partner of TRP"), which is the general partner of Targa Resources Partners LP ("TRP"). The General Partner of TRP manages the business and affairs of TRP.
James W. Whalen has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of TRC, the general partner of TRP, and TRI Resources Inc. (“TRI”) since January 1, 2015 and as a director of TRC since its formation on October 27, 2005, of the General Partner of TRP since February 2007 and of TRI between 2004 and December 2010. Mr. Whalen previously served as Advisor to Chairman and CEO of TRC since January 1, 2012 and served as Executive Chairman of the Board of TRC and TRI between October 25, 2010 and December 31, 2011 and of the General Partner of TRP between December 15, 2010 and December 31, 2011. He also served as President-Finance and Administration of TRC and TRI between January 2006 and October 2010 and the General Partner of TRP between October 2006 and December 2010 and for various Targa subsidiaries since November 2005. Between October 2002 and October 2005, Mr. Whalen served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Parker Drilling Company. Between January 2000 and October 2002, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Diversified Diagnostic Products, Inc. He served as Chief Commercial Officer of Coral from February 1998 through January 2000. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Tejas from 1992 to 1998.
Joe Bob Perkins has served as Chief Executive Officer and director of TRC, the General Partner of TRP and TRI since January 1, 2012. Mr. Perkins previously served as President of TRC between the date of its formation on October 27, 2005 and December 31, 2011, of the General Partner of TRP between October 2006 and December 31, 2011 and of TRI between February 2004 and December 31, 2011. He was a consultant for the TRI predecessor company during 2003. Mr. Perkins was an independent consultant in the energy industry from 2002 through 2003 and was an active partner in an outdoor advertising firm during a portion of such time period. Mr. Perkins served as President and Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Businesses, Wholesale Group and Power Generation Group of Reliant Resources, Inc. and its parent/predecessor companies, from 1998 to 2002 and Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development, of Houston Industries from 1996 to 1998. He served as Vice President, Business Development, of Coral from 1995 to 1996 and as Director, Business Development, of Tejas from 1994 to 1995. Prior to 1994, Mr. Perkins held various positions with the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company and with an exploration and production company. Mr. Perkins graduated with honors from Texas A&M University and with distinction from Harvard Business School.