Jeff P. Ballard

President and CEO

Jeff founded Sentinel Midstream and has over 16 years of experience in the midstream sector, with a successful track record in business development, commercial operations, and contract negotiation. He has led the development and execution of commercial and business development projects for crude oil and natural gas gathering, treating, processing and storage terminals in various basins across the United States, most recently in the Permian and Rockies Basins.

Prior to founding Sentinel Midstream Jeff served as Director of Business Development at Silver Creek Midstream, assisting in multiple acquisitions and greenfield development projects in the Powder River and Big Horn Basins. Before Silver Creek Midstream, he served as Manager of Business Development at JP Energy Partners and its successor American Midstream Partners where he was responsible for commercial growth and business development in the Permian and Delaware Basins. Previous to JP Energy Partners, Jeff held the role of Senior Commercial Representative at Pioneer Natural Resources midstream Eagle Ford division and its successor Enterprise Products. He also held various commercial positions at PVR Midstream and Energy Transfer Partners.

Jeff honorably served in the United States Army and is an OIF Combat Veteran. After exiting the Army, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from Dallas Baptist University.