David S. Ferris is development manager of the Anadarko Basin Business Unit for Devon Energy Corp. in Oklahoma City. He leads the integrated planning team in the strategic planning, development and execution of the STACK play. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ferris held leadership and technical roles at Devon Energy, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Crawley Petroleum Corp. He attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, a Master of Business Administration in Energy Finance and a Master of Science in Natural Gas Engineering and Management. Mr. Ferris is working toward a doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. He previously served on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and currently serves as chairman of Uttermost Sports and on the board of directors of SportForward and Global Sports Partners. Mr. Ferris is also the incoming president of the industry advisory board for the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.