Tony was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of EnerVest Operating Company in August 2016. In this capacity, he is responsible for the company’s operations throughout the country in addition to drilling and completions. Prior to joining EnerVest, Tony was with EOG Resources, Inc., for more than 20 years. He held positions of increasing responsibility in operations, culminating in his last role as Vice President and General Manager of EOG - Oklahoma City. There he was responsible for managing EOG’s exploration and production operations in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and the Texas Panhandle. Prior to EOG, he held various engineering positions with Arkla, Inc. Tony has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. He is a native of Shreveport, La., where he graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering before earning an M.B.A. from Centenary College. Tony currently serves on the board of the Southwest Affiliate of the American Heart Association.