Andy Ellis serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Escondido Resources. Mr. Ellis 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, Mr. Ellis has overseen daily operations for the company, successfully drilling and completing more than 125 horizontal wells in South Texas. Prior to joining Escondido, Mr. Ellis served as a district engineer for Energen Resources and as a senior production engineer for Schlumberger Data and Consulting Services.
Mr. Ellis 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. Mr. Ellis also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as a leader in the scouting program in Cypress.