Mr. Van’t Hof has served as our President and Chief Financial Officer since February 2022. Prior to his current position with us, he served as our Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development from February 2019 to February 2022, as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development from January 2017 to February 2019 and as our Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development since joining us in July 2016. Before joining Diamondback, Mr. Van't Hof served as Chief Executive Officer for Bison Drilling and Field Services from September 2012 to June 2016. From August 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Van't Hof was an analyst for Wexford Capital, LP responsible for developing operating models and business plans, including for our initial public offering, and before that worked for the Investment Banking - Financial Institutions Group of Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. from February 2010 to July 2011. Mr. Van't Hof was a professional tennis player from May 2008 to January 2010. Mr. Van't Hof received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Hawkins has served as Executive Vice President of Special Projects since February 2022. Prior to his current position with us, he served as our Executive Vice President of Land from February 2019 to February 2022 and as Senior Vice President of Land since joining us in March 2017. Before joining Diamondback, Mr. Hawkins was an independent Consultant for Land Activities from July 2016 to February 2017. Mr. Hawkins has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Hawkins spent seven years with Oasis Petroleum, an active oil and gas company in the Williston Basin, as their Senior Vice President of Land or similar capacities from March 2009 to June 2016 at which time he retired. Mr. Hawkins previously retired from ConocoPhillips in February 2009 after spending 31 years with ConocoPhillips and Burlington Resources (which ConocoPhillips acquired in 2006). During that time, Mr. Hawkins held various operations and managerial positions in Land, Marketing, Planning and the Corporate Acquisitions and Divestitures groups. Mr. Hawkins has worked in several major regions in the continental United States, including the San Juan Basin, the Williston Basin and the Austin Chalk/Wilcox Trends in South Texas. Mr. Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Mr. Luoma has served as Vice President of Production since February 2022. Prior to his current position with us, he served as Production Engineering Manager since joining us in September 2019. Before joining Diamondback, Mr. Luoma served in various production engineering, asset team lead and production engineering supervisory roles in SM Energy’s Permian region from September 2011 to September 2019. Mr. Luoma started his career in Midland TX in 2006 with Burlington Resources who was later acquired by ConocoPhillips. He served in various completions, facilities, and production engineering roles in the basins across the Rockies as well as the North Sea. Mr. Luoma received his Bachelor of Science in General Engineering with a Mechanical Engineering option from Montana Tech University.