Alex Hester

VP of Land & Business Development

Alex has devoted over 15 years of her career to Land Management and Business Development for multiple basins in Texas. She has specialized in acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, trades and leasing, exceeding $3.5B of transaction value. Prior to joining Black Swan, she served as Permian Basin Business Development Land Manager for SM Energy (NYSE: SM), focusing on growth, consolidation and exploration. Prior to SM, Alex held similar land and business development roles at Devon Energy. Alex earned her MBA and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Energy Commerce from Texas Tech University. Alex is a Certified Professional Landman, a member of AAPL, PBLA, ADAM Permian, WEN Permian Basin, and previously served on the West Texas Food Bank Board of Directors.