John J. "Jay" Lendrum III
Mr. Lendrum brings more than 40 years of energy industry experience to Nuevo Midstream. As President and CEO of Nuevo Midstream, LLC from 2011 through its sale to Western Gas in 2014. Mr. Lendrum led the company's overall strategic direction and management. In 2015, he was named Chairman of Nuevo Midstream Dos, LLC. Mr. Lendrum served Torch Energy as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to May 2011, having served the company previously as its Chief Financial Officer. In addition, Mr. Lendrum serves on the board of directors of BPZ Energy, a company with oil and gas activities in South America.
Prior to 2005, Mr. Lendrum founded and served as President of Rockport Resources Capital Corporation, a firm that specialized in providing growth capital to the energy industry, and was a principal in a private midstream gas company. From 1986 to 1993, Mr. Lendrum served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Torch Energy and was involved in the management of affiliated companies including Nuevo Energy Company, Bellweather Exploration Company and Energy Assets International Corporation. Prior to 1986, Mr. Lendrum served for four years as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of a private oil and gas exploration company. Mr. Lendrum began his professional career with KPMG Peat Marwick, where he worked for seven years.
Mr. Lendrum graduated from the University of Texas in 1973 with a degree in finance and went on to earn a graduate degree in accounting theory.