Born and raised in the San Antonio, Texas area.
Graduated from Texas A & I University in Kingsville, Texas in May 1970 with a BBA in Management. Member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.
Served six years in the United State Air Force flying in the F-4 Phantom fighter jet. Served in Viet Nam in 1972 and 1973. Flew over 200 combat missions.
Entered the “Oil Patch” in 1976 as an Independent Landman buying pipeline Right of Way in Zapata County, Texas.
Joined AAPL in 1978 and earned his CPL certificate in 1983. Certification Chairman for AAPL, served on the Certification Committee twice, served as Treasurer and 1st Vice President.
Member of San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen, served within the organization in all offices and on numerous committees. Currently serving as the Ethics Committee and Certification Committee Chairman.
Independent Landman for approximately 14 years, Company Landman for approximately 16 years, Gas Buyer and Marketer 2 years. Owned small operating and producing company for approximately 7 years..
Worked in Texas, Kansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Indiana.
Currently employed as a Landman with TXCO Resources based in San Antonio, Texas with responsibilities in Texas and Oklahoma.
An avid fisherman and hunter enjoying all aspects of the great outdoors.
Married for 39 years with two children and 6 grandchildren.