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:
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.