Prior to joining White Deer, Mr. Meneely was Vice President–Corporate Development for Halliburton Company from 2005 to 2008. At Halliburton, he was responsible for the mergers and acquisitions, capital allocation and strategic planning functions. For part of 2009, Mr. Meneely served as interim President and CEO of Gray Wireline Services Inc., a Fort Worth–based oil service firm. From 2004 to 2005, he served as head of Corporate Development for KBR, a Halliburton subsidiary. He joined Halliburton in 2003 as Division Vice President–Finance, during which time he served as a Director of Well Dynamics, a high technology oil service company.
Prior to 2003, Mr. Meneely was a Vice President in investment banking with Simmons & Company International and prior to that, worked as an energy consultant at Arthur D. Little, Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Schlesinger & Associates. Mr. Meneely holds an MBA in Finance from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia, a BA in Engineering Sciences and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Dartmouth College.