Texas Pacific Land Trust
Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and General Agent
A Midland native, Mr. Glover has been Chief Executive Officer, Co-General Agent and Secretary at Texas Pacific Land Trust since November 2016 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Pacific Water Resources since its formation in June 2017. Under Mr. Glover’s leadership, the Trust has significantly grown its revenues through the active development of its water business and has positioned Texas Pacific Water Resources as one of the leading total water solution companies in the Permian Basin. Previously, Mr. Glover served as Assistant General Agent of the Trust and an independent landman in the Permian prior thereto.
Robert J. Packer
Chief Financial Officer and General Agent
Mr. Packer has been the Chief Financial Officer at Texas Pacific Land Trust since December 2014 and has been its Co-General Agent since November 2016. Previously, Mr. Packer served as Accounting Supervisor for Texas Pacific Land Trust, a position he held since March 2011. Formerly, he was Controller at StarCrest Realty. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations
Mr. Steddum came to Texas Pacific Land Trust from Stifel Financial Corporation’s oil and gas investment banking team where he served as a Director. Mr. Steddum began his investment banking career in Credit Suisse’s global oil & gas coverage team where he worked on multiple transactions across equity capital markets, debt capital markets and M&A.
Micheal W. Dobbs
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Dobbs has been a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP since 2016, having nearly two decades of experience in commercial, tort and environmental litigation matters, with an emphasis on environmental litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of commercial, real estate, energy, land use and environmental regulatory matters. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Dobbs was shareholder of Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC, an environmental and litigation law firm in Houston, Texas that merged with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP in 2016.
Texas Pacific Water Resources
Robert A. Crain
Executive Vice President
Robert Crain has served as Executive Vice President of Texas Pacific Water Resources since its formation in June 2017. Prior to TPWR, Mr. Crain led water resource development efforts for EOG Resources across multiple basins, including the Permian and Eagleford. During his career, he has successfully developed multiple large-scale sourcing, distribution and treatment systems across multiple platforms and industries. Mr. Crain holds dual Bachelor of Science Degrees (Water Resources and Criminal Justice) from Texas State University as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Tyler.
Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Smith came to Texas Pacific Water Resources from EOG Resources where he negotiated water sourcing and purchasing agreements across the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale. Prior to EOG, Mr. Smith led a successful real estate broker service. Mr. Smith’s transactional knowledge combined with his oil and gas water experience allows for capitalization on all aspects of water and land related business development and contracts.
Vice President, Land and Legal
Mrs. Keenan joined Texas Pacific Land Trust in January 2017 as Land Manager and transitioned into her role as Vice President, Land and Legal at Texas Pacific Water Resources in May 2019. Mrs. Keenan previously worked as a Landman for BHP Billiton in the Permian Basin, focusing on surface and water rights negotiations, right-of-way acquisitions and land purchase contracts. She earned her law degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas.