Neal Goldman

Neal Goldman, Board Member

Neal Goldman serves as the Chairman of the Talos Energy Board. Prior to that, he served as the Chairman of the Stone Energy Board from February 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Goldman is currently the Managing Member of SAGE Capital Investments, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in independent board of director services, turnaround consulting, strategic planning, and special situation investments. Mr. Goldman was a Managing Director at Och Ziff Capital Management, L.P. from 2014 to 2016 and a Founding Partner of Brigade Capital Management, LLC from 2007 to 2012, which he helped build to over $12 billion in assets under management.

Prior to this, Mr. Goldman was a Portfolio Manager at MacKay Shields, LLC and also held various positions at Salomon Brothers Inc., both as a mergers and acquisitions banker and as an investor in the high yield trading group. Throughout his career, Mr. Goldman has held numerous board representations including roles as an independent member of the boards of directors of Lightsquared, Inc., Pimco Income Strategy Fund I & II, and Catalyst Paper Corporation, as well as a member of the boards of directors of Jacuzzi Brands and NII Holdings, Inc. Mr. Goldman also serves as the chairman of the board of Diamond Offshore and is a member of the board of Weatherford.

Mr. Goldman has served on the boards of directors of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. since October 2016, Walter Investment Management Corp. since January 2017, and Ultra Petroleum Corp. since April 2017. Mr. Goldman received a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Illinois.