Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas – B.S., Petroleum Engineering (1994)
University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas – Education (2003-2004)
University of Houston – Law Center, Houston, Texas – Doctorate of Jurisprudence (1999)
Mexican Legal Studies Program, Mexico City, Mexico – Certification of Completion (1997)
2006 to Present – Pro Plus, Inc.
Project Engineer: Perform engineering tasks on various facilities including pipelines, compressor stations, gas plants and meter stations. Tasks include foundation design, process flow diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, piping design, material specification, emission calculations and hydrostatic test calculations.
2002 to 2006 – Bailey Elementary, Pasadena, Texas
5th Grade Bilingual Teacher: Developed innovative dual language curriculum and procedures for small group and classes of 25+ students, resulting in high passing rates for at-risk students. Served as liaison between campus professionals and school district administrators. Developed methods for improving teacher’s efficiency for providing necessary documents to the school administrators as well as the Texas Education Agency.
2000 to 2002 – GPE, Inc., Houston, Texas
Vice President: Directed business planning, marketing, and promotional development while presiding over all legal matters including contract development, leasing agreements and governmental regulations.
1998 to 2000 – The Matthews Firm, Houston, Texas
Associate: Extensive client consultation, document research and technical writing in an intellectual property firm with experience in virtually every aspect of the oil and gas industry, from exploration and drilling to the transportation and processing of the recovered hydrocarbons.
1997 to 1998 – Law Clerk – Noyola & Associates, Houston, Texas
1994 to 1996 – Sperry-Sun Drilling Services, Lafayette/Houston
Field Engineer: Offshore Engineer operating formation evaluation while drilling tool, providing wellbore directional surveys, petrophysical well logs, and drilling information.
1992 to 1993 – Roustabout – Hawkins Lease Service, Alvin, Texas
Maintenance: Tuboscope, Houston, Texas (1991)
Labor: Monsanto, Liverpool, Texas (1991)