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Joe Bob Perkins

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.