Matt Gallagher

Matt Gallagher, President and Chief Operating Officer

Matt Gallagher is President and Chief Operating Officer of Parsley Energy.

Mr. Gallagher joined Parsley in 2010 to build the Engineering Department. He was named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and in January, 2017, was promoted to his current position as President/COO.

Prior to Parsley, Mr. Gallagher spent five years at Pioneer Natural Resources in a variety of roles including Reservoir Engineer for the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and Hugoton Field plays and Production and Operations Engineer for the Spraberry Trend, before serving as the company’s Investor Relations Supervisor.

A third generation petroleum engineer, Mr. Gallagher has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. He serves on the board of directors of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and is a member of the Permian Basin Society of Petroleum Engineers and the West Texas Geological Society.