Patrick Cox began his career in 1980 with Cities Service Company in Midland Texas as an exploration geologist. In 1983, he joined the predecessor of Cox Resources Corporation where from 1992 to 2000 he sourced, evaluated and presented oil and gas property acquisitions for an institutional investor. He was responsible for drilling and work-over planning, budgeting and capital expenditures and investor reporting for operated and non-operated properties and for the management of a staff of petroleum engineers, geologists, landmen and accountants.
In 2000, he coordinated the roll-up of Limited Partnerships and a C Corp. and the engagement of a divestment advisory firm to market and sale assets through three transactions.
Since 2001, he has been involved in investments in oil and gas, real estate and private equity and as a geological consultant providing unconventional shale analysis, reserve estimates and valuations. He serves on the Advisory Board of W North Fund LLC & W North Fund II, LP.
Mr. Cox graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, received a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University, and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists.
He served on the Advisory Board of DFW USO, has been a Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters and coached youth basketball for over 25 years, he was 0-7 in Dallas Parochial League championship games. Pat served on the feasibility committee to bring a Cristo Rey high school to Dallas and as a founding board member of Cristo Rey Dallas, chairing the jobs committee. He has been married to Kathleen for 36 years and has three children and one grandchild, known as PO (Perfect One).