Mr. Olmstead serves as Executive Chairman of the board of directors for our general partner. Previously, Mr. Olmstead served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of our general partner and as President, Chief Financial Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Mid-Con Energy Partners' predecessors since its original incorporation in 1986.
Prior to that, Mr. Olmstead was general manager for LB Jackson Drilling Company from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Olmstead previously worked in public accounting for Touche Ross & Co. from 1974 to 1978 as an oil and gas tax consultant. Mr. Olmstead graduated from the University of Oklahoma with dual Bachelors of Business Administration degrees in finance and accounting before serving three years in the US Navy.
Mr. Olmstead serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of our general partner. Previously, Mr. Olmstead served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of our general partner and has been a member of the board of directors of Mid-Con Energy Partners' predecessors since 2007.
Mr. Olmstead previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Primexx Energy Partners, Ltd., a privately held exploration and production company, from May 2010 until July 2011. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Olmstead served as an Assistant Vice President at Bank of Texas/Bank of Oklahoma in the bank's energy group. Mr. Olmstead graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering and Math and a Master of Business Administration from the Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University.
Philip Houchin currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of our general partner. Prior to joining Mid-Con Energy, Mr. Houchin spent 18 years in the commercial banking industry in Tulsa, ok. Most recently, Mr. Houchin was EVP and Chief Lending Officer of Patriot Bank. As part of a management team and group of investors, Mr. Houchin helped with the purchase of the bank in 2009 and eventual sale in 2017. Prior to Patriot Bank, Mr. Houchin held various positions with Summit Bank and Bank of Oklahoma.
Mr. Houchin graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Southwest Graduate school of Banking at the Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University.
Mr. McLawhorn, serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of our general partner. From August 2009 to March 2016, Mr. McLawhorn held a series of positions of increasing responsibility at Samson Resources Corporation, a privately held oil and gas company, including Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Earlier in his career, Mr. McLawhorn was in private practice with McAfee & Taft.
Mr. McLawhorn received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Oklahoma and his Juris Doctor degree also from the University of Oklahoma.
Mrs. Morgan serves as Chief Accounting Officer. From 2008-2015, Mrs. Morgan held the position of Assistant Controller at Mid-Con Energy. Previously, Mrs. Morgan served as Controller at Shamrock Oil & Gas, Inc. and Nadel and Gussman, LLC.
Prior to that, Mrs. Morgan worked at Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc. as the Reporting and Joint Interest Billing Coordinator. Mrs. Morgan served as the Assistant Controller at Lariat Petroleum Inc. and First Credit Solutions, Inc. Prior to joining First Credit Solutions, she served as the Accounting Manager at Bird Creek Resources, Inc. Mrs. Morgan began her career as an auditor at Deloitte and Touche LLP. Mrs. Morgan earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in accounting from Oklahoma State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.