Ron Whitmire SVP & Chief Administrative Officer

whitmire ron 104 118Ron Whitmire is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for EnerVest, Ltd., with responsibility for Government and Public Affairs, Corporate Communications and Office Facilities.

Prior to joining EnerVest, Ron served as Director of Public Relations and Manager of Sales and Contracts for Parker Drilling Company from 2001-2004 and played a key role during a growth period for the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) from 1994-2000 as Vice President of Membership and Marketing. Prior to joining IPAA, he served as the spokesman for the National Ocean Industries Association in Washington, D.C. He began his career as a newspaper reporter. 

Ron received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Public Relations in 1989 from the University of Oklahoma.  He currently serves on the Executive Committee and Board of BIPAC, as Communications Committee Chairman and Board member of IPAA, and is the former Chairman and Board member of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program.