Academic Directors & Executive Council

Academic Directors

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John C. Butler

Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director of Academics

The McCombs School of Business

Dr. Butler Faculty Profile


Owen L. Anderson

Academic Director, School of Law

Professor Anderson is a Professor & Distinguished Oil & Gas Scholar, School of Law and Texas Executive Education Faculty, McCombs School...

Executive Council Co-chairs

James Lloyd Loftis

James Lloyd Loftis

Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP

UT JD '90

James heads the International Dispute Resolution practice at Vinson & Elkins LLP and focuses his practice on the arbitration...

Shane Young

Shane Young

Executive Vice President and CFO, Talos Energy, Inc.

Shane Young serves as Executive Vice President and CFO, Talos Energy, Inc. and is responsible for its finance organization, including accounting,...

Executive Council

Linda Addison

Linda L. Addison

Managing Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Marcia Backus

Marcia E. Backus

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Occidental
Jack Balagia

S. Jack Balagia, Jr.

General Counsel, ExxonMobil (Retired)
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David J. Beck

Partner, Beck Redden LLP
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Mark S. Berg

Executive Vice President, Corporate/Operations, Pioneer Natural Resources
Jane Dabney

Jane Dabney

Managing Director, Jefferies, LLC
Jason DeLorenzo

Jason M. DeLorenzo

Managing Partner, EnCap Investments L.P.
Joseph Dilg

Joseph C. Dilg

Managing Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP (retired) and Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Greenhill & Co. (retired)
Dan Dinges

Dan O. Dinges

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
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Stacey Doré

President & CEO of Sharyland Utilities, L.P and President of Hunt Utility Services

Pam Giblin

Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Leadership Council

R. Kinnan Golemon

President, KG Strategies
Rene Gonzalez

Rene Gonzalez

General Counsel, ExxonMobil Exploração Ltda

Stephanie C. Hildebrandt

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Archrock
Rob Jones

Rob L. Jones

President of Cinnabar Investments, LLC
Sylvia Kerrigan

Sylvia J. Kerrigan

KBH Center Executive Director
Jill Lampert

Jill W. Lampert

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Duke Ligon

Duke R. Ligon

General Counsel, Devon Energy Corporation (retired)

Richard McGee

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains GP Holdings, L.P.
Lindsey Parham

Lindsey Howe Parham

President, LHP & Company

John R. Rutherford

Board of Directors, Enterprise Products Holdings LLC and Senior Managing Director of NRI Energy Partners LLC
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Gene Shepherd

President and Chief Executive Officer, ATX Energy Partners
Sam Susser

Sam L. Susser

President, Susser Holdings II, L.P.
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Cynthia L. Walker

Board of Directors, Sempra Energy

Affiliated Faculty

John S. Dzienkowski

Dean John F. Sutton, Jr. Chair in Lawyering and the Legal Process

Owen L. Anderson

Professor of Law; Distinguished Oil and Gas Scholar | Faculty Lead for School of Law

John B. Beckworth

Associate Dean for Administration and Strategic Planning

Victor Ferreres Comella

Visting Professor (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

James Dyer

The Fondren Foundation Centennial Chair in Business

Joe Hahn

Clinical Associate Professor

Wayne Hoyer

Department Chair, Department of Marketing Administration | James L. Bayless/W. S. Farish Fund Chair for Free Enterprise

Stephen Limberg

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs | PricewaterhouseCoopers Centennial Professor in Accounting

Leigh McAllister

Ed and Molly Smith Chair in Business Administration

Kevin Ramnarine

Distinguished Affiliated Scholar

Ehud Ronn

Carl Fink, Jr. Endowed Faculty Fellow in Business Administration

Ernest E. Smith

Rex G. Baker Centennial Chair in Natural Resources Law

David B. Spence

Professor of Law, Politics and Regulation

Sheridan Titman

Walter W. McAllister Centennial Chair in Financial Services | Faculty Lead for School of Business


Mari Myers

Mari Myers

Managing Director

The McCombs School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration, 2007

Marisol Rodriguez

Event & Marketing Coordinator

The University of Texas at San Antonio 

Master of Science in Business, 2019