Synergy Resources Corp. (NYSE MKT: SYRG) appointed Jack N. Aydin to its board of directors, the company said June 24.

The role becomes effective July 2, Synergy said.

Aydin has 46 years’ experience as an oil and natural gas analyst, the company said, noting that he focused on emerging companies involved in North American shales.

"Jack Aydin was the first analyst we met on Wall Street after becoming a public company, and he has stayed abreast of Synergy as we have developed the company over the past six years. His depth of experience in the financial markets and knowledge of our industry will prove invaluable as we plot our course for continued growth of the company. He is a great addition to our board," said Ed Holloway and Bill Scaff, Synergy’s co-CEOs.

Platteville, Colo.-based Synergy Resources Corp. operates in the Denver-Julesburg Basin..