Vean J. Gregg III
Lead Independent Director

Director Since: 2014
Approach Resources Inc.
Committee Membership: Compensation Committee (Chairman), Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee 

Vean J. Gregg III was appointed to our Board of Directors in January 2014 and is Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In November 2014, Mr. Gregg was named Lead Independent Director. Mr. Gregg has 18 years of experience in oil and gas investment banking with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, most recently as Managing Director and Group Head, North American Oil and Gas Investment Banking. In this capacity, Mr. Gregg managed oil and gas investment banking in North America and was part of the global leadership team responsible for steering business strategy and personnel in Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.

Mr. Gregg also has prior international work experience in strategic planning with Bellezza Club International, a manufacturing and merchandise trading company in Tokyo, Japan.

Mr. Gregg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird - The American Graduate School of International Management.