Mr. Cardell joined Cardinal River Energy in 2013 as Vice President of Finance. In 2014, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and in 2019 he purchased the assets of Cardinal River and assumed the role of President. During his time at Cardinal River, he has focused on lean asset management along with growth generated by internal cash flows. In 2016, Mr. Cardell was part of the managment team that acquired troubled assets consisting of approximately 2,000 natural gas wells, which the company has since made profitable and continues to operate. In his role at Cardinal River, Mr. Cardell is responsible for the oversight over all of the company's business affairs. Prior to joining the company, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in Atlanta where he worked in the assurance practice as a member of the financial services group.
Mr. Cardell is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta with a concentration in accounting.