Jim McKinney is the Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President of EnerVest Operating Company. Prior to his current position, he served in a number of roles within EnerVest Operating including as a Senior Vice President and Vice President for the South Appalachia asset team, the Appalachia East asset team, and the Shared Services groups. Before joining EnerVest, Jim worked as Vice President and Regional Manager for Penn Virginia Corporation and in many roles for Royal Dutch Shell. He has extensive experience in Operations, Marketing, Midstream, Land, and Finance in various geographic areas including the Appalachia Conventional Basin, Utica Shale, Marcellus Shale, Gulf Coast, Arkoma, Fayetteville Shale, Granite Wash, Bakken Shale, Barnett Shale, Uinta, and Permian basins.
Jim currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of TruPoint Bank. McKinney served previously as a member of the Board of Directors and as President of the Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia, as President of the Virginia Oil & Gas Association, and on the Board of Directors of Summit Leadership Foundation.
Jim earned his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee and his M.B.A. from Houston Baptist University.