Travis D. Stice

Travis D. Stice


Mr. Stice is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Diamondback. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Diamondback since 2012 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2022. Mr. Stice has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and director of Viper Energy Partners LP (Nasdaq: VNOM), one of our publicly traded subsidiaries since February 2014. Prior to these positions with Diamondback and Viper, he served as our President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in 2011. He served as a VP Permian for Laredo Petroleum from 2008 to 2010, and as a Development Manager of ConocoPhillips/Burlington Resources Mid Continent Business Unit from April 2006 until August 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Stice held a series of positions of increasing responsibilities at Burlington Resources beginning in 1990 until that company was acquired by ConocoPhillips in March 2006. He started his career with Mobil Oil in 1985.

Mr. Stice graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering and serves on the Texas A&M Petroleum Engineering Advisory Board. He also serves on industry boards for the American Petroleum Institute, the American Exploration and Production Council, and the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.

Additionally, he has served on numerous local community boards including Manor Park Retirement Center in Midland, Midland Memorial Hospital, the Midland Chamber of Commerce, and the Midland Petroleum Club. He and his wife Brenda also serve on the board for the Dynamic Catholic Institute.

Anne Bradbury

Anne Bradbury


Anne Bradbury is CEO of the American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC) whose membership is composed of 28 of America’s premier independent natural gas and oil exploration and production companies. Anne joined AXPC from the Duberstein Group, where she was a Partner. Prior to the Duberstein Group, Anne served as a top leadership aide for over a decade for some of the most important leaders in Congress.

Anne served as Floor Director to two successive Speakers of the House of Representatives: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). In her capacity as Floor Director, Anne guided the House majority’s floor operations and advised the entire Republican leadership team on legislative strategy and policy development. Anne’s role as one of the Speaker’s most important advisers was expansive, from serving as the Speaker’s liaison to the House Rules Committee and Senate floor staff, to advising the entire House Republican leadership team, House committees, its members and staff on the rules and procedures of the House of Representatives.

As one of the top legislative strategists and technicians in Congress, Anne was instrumental in the implementation and adoption of major rules packages and legislative initiatives ranging from reforms to national security and intelligence policy to health care, energy, transportation, trade, education and energy policy initiatives introduced and passed by the House of Representatives.

Anne managed the floor elections for Speaker of the House a total of four times, helping elect House Speaker John Boehner three times and House Speaker Paul Ryan to his first term.

Prior to her role as Floor Director for Office of the Speaker, Anne served as Deputy Floor Director in the Office of the Majority Leader and the Office of the Minority Leader. Prior to joining the leadership staff of those offices, Anne served as Legislative Director to Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA).

Anne also serves on the board of the Congressional Institute and the Eluna Network.

Board of Directors

Kevin Ellis

Antero Resources – Regional Senior Vice President

John J. Christmann IV

Apache Corporation – President and CEO

Jeff Fisher

Ascent Resources – Chairman and CEO

Eric Greager

Baytex Energy – President and CEO

Nick Dell’Osso (Member of the Executive Committee)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation – President and CEO

Danny Brown

Chord Energy – President and CEO

Chris Doyle

Civitas Resources – President and CEO

Nick Olds

ConocoPhillips – Senior Vice President, Global Operations

Thomas E. Jorden 

Coterra Energy Inc. – President and CEO

Craig Bryksa

Crescent Point Energy Corp. – President and CEO

Rick Muncrief

Devon Energy Corporation – President and CEO

Travis D. Stice (AXPC Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee)

Diamondback Energy, Inc. – CEO

Rusty Hutson 

Diversified Energy – CEO

Hardy Murchison (Member of the Executive Committee)

Encino Acquisition Partners – CEO

Ian Dundas (Member of the Executive Committee)

Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation – President and CEO

Pamela Roth

EOG Resources, Inc. – VP, Government Relations

Toby Rice (Member of the Executive Committee)

EQT – President and CEO

John Reinhart

Gulfport Energy Corporation – President & CEO

Greg Lalicker

Hilcorp – CEO

Greg Hill

Hess – President and COO

Thomas M. Hart III

Jonah Energy – President and CEO

Lee Tillman (Member of the Executive Committee)

Marathon Oil Corporation – Chairman, President and CEO

Ken Waits

Mewbourne Oil Company – President and CEO

Brendan McCracken (Member of the Executive Committee)

Ovintiv, Inc. – President and CEO

James Walter

Permian Resources – Co-CEO

Christopher Valdez

PureWest Energy – CEO

Dennis Degner

Range Resources – President CEO

Justin Loweth

Seneca Resources Corporation – President

Herb Vogel

SM Energy Company – President and CEO

William J. Way

Southwestern Energy Company – President and CEO

Jason Pigott

Vital Energy – CEO

Bart Cahir

XTO Energy, Inc. – Senior Vice President