Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 1, 2004


CHRIS A. DITTMAR is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of EnDevCo, Inc. He was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board at the 2002 annual meeting held September 12, 2003. Mr. Dittmar had served as the Chief Financial Officer of the corporation since August 5, 2002. In addition to his activities with the corporation, Mr. Dittmar is the Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Energy Corporation. Alliance is a privately held family corporation currently engaged in oil and gas exploration and production and power development on an international basis. Mr. Dittmar was the Chairman, President and CEO of Xavier Corporation from 1993-1997. Xavier was an independent exploration and production corporation principally engaged in the acquisition and development of natural resources in the former Soviet Union. It entered into joint ventures and technical service agreements with Russian entities for the exclusive exploration, production, processing and marketing of oil and gas reserves in excess of 2 billion barrels. While with Xavier, Mr. Dittmar developed the corporate business plan and raised in excess of $100 million dollars of debt and equity financing for its implementation. Mr. Dittmar also has extensive experience recruiting and managing senior management teams required to implement large-scale international operations. Prior to 1993, Mr. Dittmar operated a private investment entity for family oil and gas investments and has held previous positions as Assistant Controller for Occidental Chemical Company and Audit Manager for Occidental Petroleum Corporation as well as a Senior Accountant at Aluminum Company of America. Mr. Dittmar graduated from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, with a Juris Doctor. He completed his undergraduate studies at Iowa State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance. Mr. Dittmar is also an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. Profile
TWST: Please tell us about EnDevCo, Inc.

Mr. Dittmar: The best way to talk about EnDevCo is to talk a little bit

about its past because that will explain its future. It was formerly

known as