Joe Wright has served as a director of Concho since 2017. Mr. Wright was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from 2013 until his retirement in January 2019 and has been with Concho since 2004. Joe retired from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2018.
Prior to joining Concho, Joe was Vice President of Operations and Engineering of Concho Oil & Gas Corp. from 2001 until its sale in 2004. From 1997 to 2001, Joe was Vice President of Operations of Concho Resources Inc., a predecessor company to Concho. Joe has also worked in several operations, engineering and capital markets positions at Mewbourne Oil Company.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, where he is a member of the board of trustees of the 12th Man Foundation. Joe is also a member of the board of directors of Oil States International, Inc.