James Lee, Chief Executive Officer

James Lee

Chief Executive Officer

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.