Bryan Sheffield

Bryan Sheffield, Executive Chairman

Bryan Sheffield founded Parsley Energy in 2008 and quickly set the stage for the successful growth of the publicly-traded independent oil and gas company. Under Mr. Sheffield’s leadership, Parsley has developed an extensive operating history and footprint, a premier acreage position, best-in-class well results, an attractive growth profile, and a conservative financial strategy. A third generation oil executive, Mr. Sheffield began his oil and gas career at Pioneer Natural Resources, where he accumulated operational expertise and deep knowledge of the Midland Basin resource base and operator landscape. His understanding of financial markets is enhanced by previous experience trading options and interest rate futures. Mr. Sheffield graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, serves on the board of directors of the Texas Economic Development Corporation and the Greater Austin Crime Commission, and is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council.