Jeff started his career at Prairie Producing Company in 1985 and is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in petroleum engineering. His first involvement with Scandrill Inc., was in 1986 when he contracted drilling services from Scan in East Texas while working for Prairie Producing Company. Over the last 35 years, his involvement with the company has transitioned from a customer to a partner, investor, advisor, and now CEO & Board Chair.
He founded Redman Energy Corporation in 1992 and led its development until its sale in 2002. He subsequently founded Redman Energy Holdings I, L.P., and Redman Energy Holdings II, L.P, which were sold to Eagle Rock Energy in 2007. Jeff led turnarounds at Prize Petroleum and Patara Oil and Gas, from 2010-2014. In 2013 Redman established F250, LLC with GSO Blackstone which focused on emerging exploitation plays both conventional and non-conventional. F250 had multiple dispositions to Stout Energy, Ryca Energy and Enerquest Oil and Gas in 2019.
Jeff currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board at Texas A&M’s Petroleum Engineering School and Mays Innovation Research Center, a board member of the First Liberty Institute, former Chairman of the Board of Houston Christian High School, former Chairman of the Board of BridgePoint Bible Church in Houston, former Chairman of the Board of Baseball USA, a former Board member of Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association. He is also a member of TIPRO, IPAA, and Houston Producers’ Forum. Jeff and his wife Lynne, live in Houston where they raised four children.