ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd. (Other OTC:LOGL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Reckles as its Chief Restructuring Officer and Warren S. Binderman, CPA, as its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Principal Accounting Officer.
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Mr. Reckles is the managing partner and founder of Northpoint Energy Partners, LLC ("Northpoint") and Mr. Binderman is the managing director and founder of Binderman Group, LLC.
Mr. Reckles, 44, has vast experience in sales brokerage and principal and general partnerships of major private equity funds to Managing Principal of his own private equity practice. In 2010, Mr. Reckles founded Northpoint (fka, C4 Capital) which provides financing solutions and advisory services to oil and gas companies. Previously, he has been personally responsible for structuring and/or funding more than 150 domestic and international transactions totaling in excess of $500 million in closed deals.
Mr. Reckles has both executive experience acting as CEO, President, and/or Chief Restructuring Officer as well as held board positions at numerous companies across multiple industries over his career.
He attended Arizona State University and is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt holder as well as a Chartered Hedge Fund Professional ("CHP"). Andy maintains FINRA licenses 7, 24, and 63.
Mr. Binderman, 50, has over 25 years accounting, finance and business experience. He has worked for National firms (Big 4 and Top 20) as both an auditor and transaction services/due diligence Director and audit Partner. He has served several entities as their CFO and Principal Accounting Officer.
He graduated with a B.S. in Business and Management, concentrating in accounting, from the University of Maryland, magna cum laude, in 1990, and is currently a practicing CPA.
"Warren has deep strength in technical accounting and finance, as well as audit methodologies. His strength in developing, enhancing and remediating our Company's system of internal control over financial reporting, segregation of duties and budget control will raise our level of corporate competencies," states Marshall Diamond-Goldberg, Legend's CEO.
Andrew Reckles, Chief Restructuring Officer, indicated that the "revised strategic initiatives the Company now has in place due to the Hillair capital infusion require a level of corporate responsibility and competence the Company has not had to deal with previously." Reckles noted that "we are attempting to build a world-class team of professionals at Legend due to the transaction complexities, the significant level of new wells being drilled, as well as other complex transactions we plan to consummate. Warren is the ideal executive and teammate to maintain the appropriate accounting and controls for Legend, so that Marshall and myself can principally focus on the growing operational side of the business."
Both Reckles and Diamond-Goldberg are excited about the action plan going forward, and "welcome Warren to our team. We are both excited about the near and long-term prospects of the Company," said Reckles.
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Andrew Reckles (678) 366-4400
Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd.
Alpharetta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
Andrew Reckles (678) 366-4400
Warren S. Binderman
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