John Gargani has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh. John is currently Vice President – Human Resources at Southwestern Energy Company, a position to which he was appointed in May 2015. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President and General Manager – Strategy, Performance and Innovation; Vice President and General Manager – Midstream Services; Vice President – Economic Planning & Acquisitions; as well as other management roles within the Company. Prior to joining Southwestern Energy in 1993, John held various engineering positions with Conoco Inc. in its Midland, Texas office. John is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas and is a member of several energy industry organizations including SPE, SPEE, AAPG, IPAA, and TIPRO.
John has been married to his wife, Melissa, since 1987 and they share four children. John serves on the board of the Triangle Education Foundation, which focuses on developing future leaders with character and integrity within the membership of Triangle Fraternity, a fraternity of engineers, architects, and scientists. He has previously served as Chairman of the Gulf Coast Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). John also serves as the Chairman of Child Legacy International, a non-profit organization which helps build viable and sustainable communities through clean water, medical care with a focus on mother and child health, and vocational training programs in Malawi and Zimbabwe. John was recently appointed to the Finance Council at his parish, Epiphany of the Lord, in Katy, Texas.