President, Halcón Resources Corp.
Steve W. Herod is a co-founder and president of Halcón Resources Corp., a NYSE-traded exploration and production company. He was a co-founder and executive vice president, corporate development of Petrohawk Energy Corp. from 2003 until Petrohawk's sale to BHP Billiton in 2011. Herod served as executive vice president, corporate development for 3TEC Energy Corp. from 1999 to 2003. Herod served as president of Shore Oil Co. from 1992 until the merger of Shore with 3TEC in 1997. From 1984 to 1991, he was with Conquest Exploration Co. in various financial management positions. Herod began his career in 1981 as a financial analyst with Superior Oil Co. He is a 1981 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a B.S. degree in finance and management. Herod is active in various industry organizations. He and his wife, Lorie, are the parents of two daughters, Meredith and Morgan.