Vice President of Business Development
James is Vice President of Business Development. James came to Concho in 2005 as a Senior Geologist in the Exploration department and has held several positions of increasing responsibility, including Business Development Manager and Director of Business Development.
In his current capacity, he oversees the Business Development function of the company, evaluating acquisition and divestiture opportunities and managing deals from inception, to valuation, to close. Before coming to Concho, James was a geologist at Tom Brown Inc. (later Encana).
James holds a B.S. in Geology from Texas Tech University and an M.S. in Geology with a specialty in Petroleum Geoscience from the University of Oklahoma.