Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Penn Virginia Corp.
John A. Brooks, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Penn Virginia Corp., joined the company in 2002 as a drilling manager. Subsequent roles have included operations manager, regional manager, senior vice president and executive vice president of operations. Prior to joining Penn Virginia, beginning in 1985, Brooks held engineering and operations roles with Andex Resources, Benz Energy Ltd., AA Production, Hadson Gas Systems, Ampol Exploration (USA) Inc. and Ranger Oil Co. He received his BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas.