William (“Bill”) Waldheim has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2020. Mr. Waldheim has spent more than 40 years in the energy industry, serving in various leadership positions and board assignments. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Chairman at USA Compression and previously served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Enbridge Energy Partners. Mr. Waldheim has held numerous leadership positions at DCP Midstream, including President and Board Member of DCP Midstream Partners, as well as Vice President of Commercial at DCP Midstream LLC. He previously held managerial positions at Union Pacific Resources and Champlin Petroleum.
Mr. Waldheim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He was previously a CPA, and his prior board experience includes Junior Achievement, Rocky Mountain Inc.; Colorado Oil & Gas Association; Texas Pipeline Association and the Propane Education Research Council.
James Lee joined Southcross in February 2020, bringing our company more than 25 years of energy industry experience, primarily in the midstream space. Most recently he served as Chief Financial Officer of Tradition Midstream, LLC, a midstream company that was backed by Encap Flatrock Midstream. Prior to the formation of Tradition, Mr. Lee served as Vice President of gas supply at Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., where he directed the company’s midstream commercial activities in the Texas Panhandle, Alabama and Gulf of Mexico regions.
From 2007 to 2008, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Millennium Midstream Partners, L.P. until the company’s sale to Eagle Rock in October 2008. Prior to Millennium, Mr. Lee held various commercial and financial positions in energy project development, natural gas trading and marketing, treasury, budgeting and auditing with Jefferies, Enbridge, Dynegy, and Mitchell Energy and Development.
Mr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.
Matthew (“Matt”) Bob has served as a Director since January 2020. Mr. Bob has more than 35 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. Currently, he is President of Eagle Oil & Gas, a privately held company with operating properties throughout the continental United States. Previously, he held leadership positions in One Map Minerals Partners, MB Exploration, HNZ Potash and Hall Phoenix Energy and Pitts Oil Company. He began his career in energy as a Geologist with Unocal.
Mr. Bob is a graduate of St. Louis University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Geology from Memphis University. He also serves on the board of Callon Petroleum Company. Mr. Bob is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Jacqueline (“Jacqui”) Dimpel has served as a Director since January 2020. She is a Managing Partner for real estate companies that operate and develop properties in Utah, Wyoming, Indiana and Michigan. Previously, she served as Vice President, Midstream at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and as Senior Vice President of Western Gas Partners, LP. During her time at Anadarko, Ms. Dimpel served in a variety of technical, operational and planning positions, including Reservoir Engineering Manager, Planning Manager for the Southern Region; General Manager for Carthage, Texas; Business Advisor for U.S. Onshore Operations; and Midstream Operations Manager for the Southern and Appalachia regions. She began her career in the oil and gas industry with ExxonMobil in 1989.
Ms. Dimpel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in California and Texas. Ms. Dimpel’s board experience includes the Texas Pipeline Association and the Midstream Committee and Pipeline Subcommittee of the American Petroleum Institute.
Mr. Fitzgerald has served as a Director since January 2020. Before retiring in January 2020, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SemGroup Corporation, a midstream energy transportation, storage and processing company with extensive operations from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Rose Rock Midstream, L.P., a crude oil master limited partnership, now a subsidiary of SemGroup. Prior to joining SemGroup in 2009, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Windsor Energy, a portfolio company owned by Wexford Capital and the predecessor of Diamondback Energy. Mr. Fitzgerald began his career at Amoco Corporation and spent more than 20 years working in various financial and executive positions at Amoco, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (now PwC) and Williams Companies Inc.
Mr. Fitzgerald holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tulsa and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Western Illinois University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. His prior board experience includes SemCAMS Midstream ULC, Maurepas Pipeline LLC and Rose Rock Midstream, L.P.