Mark Zajac has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Energy Corp.(NasdaqCM:USEG), effective June 1, 2023. Mr. Zajac brings 30 years of leadership experience across energy and finance, primarily as a Partner and national industry leader with KPMG. Preng & Associates assisted in this search.
After starting his career at Arthur Andersen in 1994, Mr. Zajac went on to join KPMG, where he served as a partner and national industry leader before retiring. Throughout his career, he has worked with diverse public and private companies operating in the energy sector, including exploration and production, master limited partnerships, trading and marketing, independent power sectors, and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. He has gained extensive expertise in areas such as securities and exchange offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and global accounts. Mr. Zajac’s professional journey has exposed him to a range of business experiences, including compliance with PCAOB requirements, involvement in IPOs, staying updated on emerging accounting and industry perspectives, conducting internal control effectiveness assessments, facilitating security offerings, and adhering to various rules and regulations set by the Securities and Exchange Commission. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Tech University and is a licensed Texas Certified Public Accountant.