WHAT I DO NOW: Senior Land Man for Louisiana with Comstock Resources, Inc. I am responsible for the acquisition of oil and gas leases, development of prospects, and supervision of field land men.
MY WORK/JOB CONSISTS OF: Reviewing and preparing agreements, approving invoices, and directing the activities of land men and attorneys
HOW I GOT TO LSUS (OR WHY I CHOSE LSUS): Due to a family situation, I had to stay home and attend a local school. Fortunately, LSUS became a full 4-year college when I started.
FOND MEMORIES OF LSUS: School dances, movies in the Science Lecture Auditorium, and playing cards in the "Snack shack."
LSUS FACULTY WHO HELPED ME: Lee Musselman
HOW LSUS HELPED ME SUCCEED: It taught me to appreciate careful research and analysis. It also helped me cultivate an eye for detail.
ADVICE TO COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS: Prepare a day at a time; do not worry about next week or next month.
ADVICE TO SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO ENTER MY FIELD: Be persistent and take a long term approach that this is a career, not just a job.
TIPS ON CHOOSING A MAJOR/CAREER: Determine what you love and pursue it with great energy and determination.
MY TOUGHEST PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGE: Fighting through unemployment in the 1980's during the oil and gas bust.
MY TOUGHEST PERSONAL CHALLENGE: Losing my father when I was 19.
SUCCESSES IN MY LIFE: Who's Who Among College Students, 1978 (first group at LSUS), President of Land Men's Association, President of Loyola Alumni Association, Knights of Columbus.
I'VE LEARNED THIS FROM LIFE: If you have a problem that money can solve, you do not have a problem.
WHAT I'D BE DOING IF I HAD ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD: Traveling, fishing, and playing golf when I'm not working.