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Jack Harper of Midland appointed to Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board

January 6, 2022

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Jack Harper of Midland, Texas, to the Bank’s El Paso Branch board of directors. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2024.

As a board member, he will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Harper is president of the Permian market of ConocoPhillips. In this capacity, he is responsible for the development and operations of the business unit in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico.

Harper has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector. Previously, he served in various roles at Concho Resources until ConocoPhillips acquired the company in 2021. He started in 2006 with Concho Resources as a director of investor relations and business development, then went on to serve as vice president of business development and capital markets, senior vice president and chief of staff, executive vice president and chief financial officer, then president starting in 2017.

Prior to joining Concho Resources, Harper served in various investor relations, business development, finance and strategic planning roles at Unocal Corporation, Pure Resources, Inc. and Tom Brown, Inc.

Harper currently serves on the board of trustees of the Abell‐Hanger Foundation, and is treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the Permian Strategic Partnership. He also serves on the board of governors for the Bynum School for Midland Shared Spaces and Midland Children's Rehabilitation Center.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Baylor University.

The El Paso Branch board consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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Media contact:
James Hoard
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Phone: (214) 922-5307