Jim joined Lucid Energy in 2016 as SVP and Chief Accounting Officer. He is an accounting and finance executive with over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has held leadership roles in the midstream, upstream and oil field services segments of the industry. Prior to joining Lucid, Jim served as CAO for upstream producers Samson Resources and Energy and Exploration Partners. Prior to this, he was in similar leadership roles with public midstream companies Copano Energy (acquired by Kinder Morgan) and Crosstex Energy (now EnLink). He also served in financial manager roles with Arthur Andersen, Baker Hughes and Pioneer Natural Resources. Jim began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Arkansas. He currently serves on the board and is an officer of the Dallas Chapter of Financial Executives International.