U.S. Energy Names New General Counsel & HR Manager
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – April 12, 2021 – U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy), an exploration & production (E&P) firm which provides direct investments in energy, is proud to welcome Josh Dazey and Cissy Shea to its growing team. Mr. Dazey joins as U.S. Energy’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and Mrs. Shea fills the Human Resources Manager position.
“It is our honor to have two extremely talented leaders join our management team,” said Jordan Jayson, chairman and CEO, U.S. Energy. “Both Josh and Cissy bring years of valuable experience to U.S. Energy and we know they will have a positive and lasting impact on our team and overall investor experience.”
As General Counsel, Dazey will be responsible for leading and managing strategic transactions as well as advising the firm on all legal matters. He brings extensive experience to U.S. Energy, having served most recently as Executive Vice President-Legal and Corporate Secretary of Approach Resources Inc. and Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. He is certified by the State Bar of Texas and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C.
“I have always been passionate about the energy industry, and I am excited to work with a dynamic, motivated management group,” Dazey said. “I look forward to being part of U.S. Energy’s continued growth and success.”
As Human Resources Manager, Shea will be responsible for creating and implementing policies, processes, and guidelines to enhance U.S. Energy’s professional development programs, staffing and training, and employee engagement. In addition, she will manage the administration of the firm’s compensation and benefits. With more than 18 years of human resources experience, she joins U.S. Energy after spending the past 10 years with Lilis Energy and DW Energy Group. She graduated from Ashford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management, and is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management’s Fort Worth chapter.
“U.S. Energy’s longevity and financial diversity initially drew me to the firm,” Shea said. “After speaking with the executive team, I saw firsthand how passionate they are for their investors and team members at every level and how highly they value consistent employee engagement. I look forward to doing everything I can to make each employee’s work experience even better.”
U.S. Energy’s core values of Investor First, Trustworthy & Sincere, Innovative, Passionate & Driven, Collaborative, and Responsible to all Stakeholders are instrumental throughout the firm’s hiring processes.
About U.S. Energy Development Corporation
U.S. Energy Development Corporation is a privately held oil and gas operator established in 1980 which provides direct investments in energy. The firm was named the Best Investment Company in North America by World Finance in its 2020 Oil & Gas Awards. U.S. Energy has invested in, operated and/or drilled more than 2,400 wells in 13 states and Canada and deployed more than $1.5 billion on behalf of its partners.