Andy C. Ellis

Executive Vice President & COO

Andy joined Escondido in 2005 as an operations manager. He served in that capacity until 2010, when he was promoted to engineering manager, a position he held for three years before being named an officer of the company in 2013. During his tenure at Escondido, Andy has led the company’s daily operations, successfully drilling and completing more than 125 horizontal wells in South Texas. Prior to joining Escondido, Andy served as a district engineer for Energen Resources and as a senior production engineer for Schlumberger Data and Consulting Services.

Andy holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University. He has been an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers for more than 25 years. Andy serves on the Board of Directors for Covenant Academy, a private school in Cypress, Texas. Andy achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as an Assistant Scout Master in Cypress.