Mark brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Tradition, beginning his career as a petroleum landman at Gulf Oil Corporation in Houston before joining Chevron Pipeline Company, where he managed right of way related activities for various pipeline projects in Texas and California. Mark subsequently managed the land and right of way portion of numerous cross-country and urban pipeline projects covering hundreds of miles throughout the United States for a variety of companies before joining Crosstex Energy as Land Manager. While at Crosstex he supervised land activities across Texas and Oklahoma during a period of rapid company expansion.
Mark later joined the management team at Millennium Midstream Partners where he actively participated in both the operation and expansion of midstream facilities throughout East, Central and West Texas, before assuming the role of Director, Land & Right of Way at Eagle Rock Energy Partners as part of the sale of Millennium to Eagle Rock in 2008.
Mark is an active member of the International Right of Way Association. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma.