Barry Hill- East Vice Chair
CEO of Vess Oil Corporation
Mr. Hill is responsible for the coordination and supervision of exploration and production, the acquisition of oil and natural gas reserves and the planning, directing, and coordinating of finance activities. Mr. Hill joined Vess Oil in February 2010 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and served in that position through June 2012. Prior to joining Vess Oil, Mr. Hill spent approximately ten years in the Energy Investment Banking group of Raymond James & Associates, Inc., completing numerous public equity offerings, advisory engagements and private securities assignments for a wide spectrum of energy industry clients, including many exploration and production companies, until his departure in January 2010. Mr. Hill currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association, and is a member of the Young President’s Organization of Dallas. Mr. Hill earned his A.B. in Economics with honors from Harvard College in 1998 and an M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia in 2003.