ENLK (MLP)
ENLC (GP)

About

Board of Directors: EnLink Midstream, LP

ENLINK MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, LP: BOARD OF DIRECTORS (ENLK)


Barry E. Davis

Director, Chairman of the Board

Barry Davis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EnLink Midstream. Mr. Davis led EnLink Midstream’s predecessor, Crosstex Energy, from its founding in 1996 until its merger with Devon Midstream to…

Barry Davis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EnLink Midstream. Mr. Davis led EnLink Midstream’s predecessor, Crosstex Energy, from its founding in 1996 until its merger with Devon Midstream to create EnLink. During this time, the company completed the initial public offerings of Crosstex Energy, L.P. in 2002 and Crosstex Energy, Inc. in 2004. Under his leadership, EnLink has evolved into a significant service provider in the energy industry’s midstream business sector.

In 1992, Mr. Davis founded Ventana Natural Gas Company. After a merger and two years of operating as Comstock Natural Gas, Inc., a subsidiary of Comstock Resources, Inc., Mr. Davis led a management buyout of Comstock Natural Gas in 1996 to form Crosstex Energy Services.

Mr. Davis serves on the boards of OneHundredX, the Kirby Corp., Texas Christian University’s (TCU) Energy Institute, and the TCU Neeley Entrepreneurship Center, as well as other civic and nonprofit boards. He is a member and former president of the Natural Gas and Electric Power Society, Dallas Wildcat Committee, and the Dallas Petroleum Club, as well as a member of the World Presidents’ Organization.

Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Texas Christian University.


Leldon E. Echols

Director, Chairman of Audit Committee

Leldon Echols served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Centex Corporation until June 2006. Prior to Centex, Echols spent 22 years with Arthur Andersen LLP. He served on the board…

Leldon Echols served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Centex Corporation until June 2006. Prior to Centex, Echols spent 22 years with Arthur Andersen LLP. He served on the board of directors at Crosstex Energy Inc. and Crosstex Energy L.P., and currently is a member of the board of directors of Trinity Industries, HollyFrontier, Roofing Supply Group Holdings Inc. and Colemont Corporation. Echols holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Arkansas State University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Scott A. Griffiths

Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee,
Member of the Conflicts Committee

Scott Griffiths has been an independent oil and gas consultant since 2007, advising clients on various Gulf of Mexico investment opportunities. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief…

Scott Griffiths has been an independent oil and gas consultant since 2007, advising clients on various Gulf of Mexico investment opportunities. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Hydro Gulf of Mexico LLC until it was acquired by Mariner Energy in December of 2006. Griffiths was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Spinnaker Exploration Company and served in senior management and exploration roles at Ocean Energy Inc., Global Natural Resources Inc. and Shell Oil Company.

Griffiths is on the board of directors of EPL Oil & Gas Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of New Mexico, a master’s in Geology from Indiana University and has completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.


David A. Hager

Director, Member of the Compensation Committee

Dave Hager is president and chief executive officer of Devon Energy Corporation, one of the nation’s largest independent oil and natural gas producers. He assumed his current position in August 2015. He…

Dave Hager is president and chief executive officer of Devon Energy Corporation, one of the nation’s largest independent oil and natural gas producers. He assumed his current position in August 2015. He previously served as chief operating officer. From 2007 until joining the company in 2009 as executive vice president of exploration and production, Hager served as a member of Devon’s Board of Directors.

Hager started in the gas and oil business as a geophysicist with Mobil Corp. and then joined Sun E&P in 1981. When Sun spun off its refinery operations in 1988, Hager remained with the E&P company, which was renamed Oryx Energy. He later worked in its new ventures group, managing new projects around the world. Hager then managed deepwater projects, including the team that pioneered the world’s first production spar, a floating production facility that paved the way for deepwater developments.

Oryx merged with Kerr-McGee in 1999. While at Kerr-McGee, Hager managed the company’s worldwide deepwater exploration and production operations and took over all of exploration and production in 2003. He later served as the company’s chief operating officer until Kerr-McGee was acquired by Anadarko Corp. in 2006.

Hager is a board member of EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree in geophysics from Purdue University and a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University. 

Hager serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oklahoma City National Memorial and on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City. 


Kevin D. Lafferty

Director

Kevin Lafferty is Senior Vice President of Commercial and U.S. Operations of Devon Energy Corp.. He assumed his current position in April 2017. He oversees Devon’s Marketing, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning,…

Kevin Lafferty is Senior Vice President of Commercial and U.S. Operations of Devon Energy Corp.. He assumed his current position in April 2017. He oversees Devon’s Marketing, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning, and EHS functions along with the North Texas and Southern business units. He previously served in roles at Devon of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Vice President of U.S. Operations.

Prior to joining Devon in 2009, Lafferty worked for ConocoPhillips and Enbridge Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kansas. Lafferty serves on the boards of Youth and Family Services, Inc. and the Oklahoma City Ballet and on the Advisory Board of the University of Kansas Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.


Christopher Ortega

Director

Christopher Ortega is a Partner of TPG. He has over 10 years of experience in the energy sector and currently sits on the board of EnLink Midstream Partners, LP and Jonah Energy Holdings LLC. He is a director…

Christopher Ortega is a Partner of TPG. He has over 10 years of experience in the energy sector and currently sits on the board of EnLink Midstream Partners, LP and Jonah Energy Holdings LLC. He is a director of the general partner of Valerus Compression Services, LP (doing business as Axip Energy Services, LP).

From February 2011 through May 2013, Ortega served as a Principal of TPG. He previously served on the boards of AMCI Capital, Barra Energia, Connect Resource Services, DOF Subsea, and LMP Exploration. His responsibilities encompass investment origination, structuring, execution, monitoring, and exit strategy. He has a particular focus on the upstream oil and gas, oilfield services, and midstream sectors. Prior to TPG, Ortega was employed by First Reserve Corporation, a global private equity and infrastructure investment firm focused on energy, from July 2007 until January 2011, where he served as a director from January 2009 through January 2011.

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.

 

 


Mary P. Ricciardello

Director, Member of the Audit Committee

Mary Ricciardello was senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Reliant Energy Inc., a leading independent power producer and marketer until 2002. She began her career with Reliant in 1982…

Mary Ricciardello was senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Reliant Energy Inc., a leading independent power producer and marketer until 2002. She began her career with Reliant in 1982 and served in various financial management positions with the company, including comptroller and vice president.

Ricciardello serves on the board of directors at Devon Energy, Noble Corporation and Midstates Petroleum Company, and has served on the board of directors at U.S. Concrete. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota and a Master’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Houston. She also is a Certified Public Accountant.

 


Jeff L. Ritenour

Director

Jeff Ritenour is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Devon Energy Corp. He assumed this position in April 2017. He has been with Devon since 2001, serving in various leadership…

Jeff Ritenour is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Devon Energy Corp. He assumed this position in April 2017. He has been with Devon since 2001, serving in various leadership roles, most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance, Investor Relations and Treasurer.

Before joining Devon, Ritenour was with Ernst & Young in Dallas. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds both a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma.


Lyndon C. Taylor

Director

Lyndon C. Taylor was named executive vice president and general counsel at Devon Energy in February 2007. He had served as Devon's deputy general counsel since August 2005. Prior to joining Devon, Mr.…

Lyndon C. Taylor was named executive vice president and general counsel at Devon Energy in February 2007. He had served as Devon's deputy general counsel since August 2005. Prior to joining Devon, Mr. Taylor was with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP for 20 years and served as managing partner of the firm's Houston office from 1993 to 2005. He is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma and Texas.

Mr. Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Oklahoma State University and his law degree from the University of Oklahoma.


Kyle D. Vann

Kyle D. Vann: Director, Chairman of the Conflicts Committee,
Member of the Audit Committee

Since 2005, Kyle Vann has served as an independent energy commodity consultant to many energy companies. Beginning in 2001, he served as CEO of Entergy-Koch L.P., a profitable energy trading and transportation…

Since 2005, Kyle Vann has served as an independent energy commodity consultant to many energy companies. Beginning in 2001, he served as CEO of Entergy-Koch L.P., a profitable energy trading and transportation company that was sold in 2004. Previously, Vann served as a senior vice president of Koch Industries, in various managerial positions with Exxon Corporation, and on the board of directors at Crosstex Energy L.P. Currently, he consults with Entergy Corporation and CCMP Capital Advisors while serving on the boards for Texon L.P., Legacy Reserves LLC and Chaparral Energy.

Vann graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He is a member of the board of advisors for the University of Kansas School of Engineering and a recipient of the Distinguished Engineering Service Award.


Tony D. Vaughn

Director

Tony D. Vaughn is employed by Devon Energy Corporation, and he was elected to the position of Executive Vice President of Exploration and Production of Devon in 2013. From 1999 until 2013, Vaughn served…

Tony D. Vaughn is employed by Devon Energy Corporation, and he was elected to the position of Executive Vice President of Exploration and Production of Devon in 2013. From 1999 until 2013, Vaughn served in various positions at Devon, including most recently as Senior Vice President Exploration and Production and Strategic Services. Before joining Devon in 1999, Vaughn spent 12 years with Kerr-McGee Corporation, most recently as Manager of the Rocky Mountain District.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Oral Roberts University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.