Richard Brantley

Richard Brantley joined University Lands in 1999, holding multiple positions within the organization prior to his current role as Senior Vice President of Operations. University Lands is a part of The University of Texas System and manages 2.1 million acres of land in 19 West Texas counties, which produces revenue that is deposited into the Permanent University Fund (PUF).

Kirk Edwards

Kirk Edwards Kirk Edwards is a proud native Odessan, successful petroleum engineer, and long-time booster of The University of Texas Permian Basin. Kirk graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Austin in 1981 and began his...

Blair Flanagan

Blair Flanagan, who joined the team in January 2021 as the Director of Special Programs for the John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute key responsibilities include organizing and leading all the events hosted by the Shepperd Leadership Institute as the lead Event Planner.

Jim Woodcock

Jim Woodcock Jim is currently the managing partner of C&W Ventures, a real estate firm holding apartments and warehouses. He is also CEO of JJW Enterprises, dealing in producing properties and royalties. Jim previously owned Hy-Bon Engineering, for 27 years. While...