Erika Anderson is the is the Chief Compliance Officer of EnerVest Investment Services, L.L.C. In this capacity, Erika oversees EnerVest’s compliance with regulatory obligations.
Erika joined EnerVest in 2014. Prior to her current role, she served as Senior Counsel, where her primary focus was litigation and dispute resolution for a wide range of complex matters across multiple states. Before joining EnerVest, Erika worked for a Houston law firm where she represented domestic and international clients in a broad array of disputes, both in domestic and international fora.
Erika has a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Texas, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Andy West is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of EnerVest, Ltd. As the company’s chief legal officer, he oversees the company’s legal affairs and leads a team that advises on commercial transactions, litigation, operations, compliance, risk management, and the administration of EnerVest’s institutional investment funds. Andy also serves as Corporate Secretary and is responsible for the corporate governance of EnerVest and its affiliated entities.
In addition to his responsibilities as General Counsel, Andy has held leadership roles in a number of other capacities at EnerVest, including serving as the company’s Chief Compliance Officer and as General Counsel of EV Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership.
Before joining EnerVest in 2014, Andy was Senior Counsel at HighMount Exploration & Production LLC. Earlier in his career, he practiced at two prominent international law firms, where he represented energy companies in a variety of complex transactional and regulatory matters.
Andy holds a B.A. with University Honors from Brigham Young University, an M.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law. He is an active member of various professional legal associations and has published and presented on topics concerning the oil and gas industry.
Michael Cheng is Senior Vice President of Finance and Tax. In this capacity he oversees finance and all tax matters and structured transactions for the Company including tax compliance and planning for managed entities.
Michael has significant experience in the oil & natural gas industry. Prior to joining EnerVest, he served as Director of Tax at Linn Energy LLC. Prior to that, he worked as Tax Accounting Manager at Transocean Ltd and Tax Manager at Deloitte Tax LLP. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Tax Executives Institute.
Michael earned a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from Texas A&M University -Kingsville and a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture from Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute.
Ryan Flory serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of EnerVest, Ltd., and Controller of EV Energy Partners, L.P. In this capacity Ryan is responsible for SEC filings, quarterly and annual financial statements, financial reporting, accounting policies, external audits, budgets and management and investment reports.
Prior to this role, Ryan served as Vice President and Controller for EnerVest, Ltd. Ryan worked for Belden & Blake Corporation before he joined EnerVest. He began his career as a Senior Accountant at Deloitte & Touche in Cleveland. Ryan earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Accounting, from Kent State University in 1999. Ryan is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.