Chief Operating Officer
Jay joined Ultra in June of 2018 as Chief Operating Officer. He earlier served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. from August 2017 through February 2018. Prior, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Permian Resources LLC from April 2014 until the recapitalization of the company in May 2017. Before Permian Resources LLC, he was a District Manager for Permian Basin and Mid-Continent assets for Chesapeake Energy Corporation from January 2011 to March 2014. He began his career with Atlantic Richfield Company, progressing to Occidental Petroleum Corporation, and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in various engineering roles. Jay earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.