Matt Gallagher is President and Chief Executive Officer of Parsley Energy. Mr. Gallagher joined Parsley in 2010 to build the Engineering Department. He was named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and in January 2017 was promoted to President/C0OO, and CEO in 2019.
Prior to Parsley, Mr. Gallagher spent five years at Pioneer Natural Resources in a variety of roles including Reservoir Engineer for the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and Hugoton Field plays and Production and Operations Engineer for the Spraberry Trend, before serving as the company’s Investor Relations Supervisor.
A third generation petroleum engineer, Mr. Gallagher has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He serves on the boards of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, the American Exploration and Production Council, and the Permian Strategic Partnership, and is a member of the Permian Basin Society of Petroleum Engineers and the West Texas Geological Society.