RICHARD PARRISH, SPE, was promoted to vice president–acquisitions and engineering at EnerVest. Parrish has served EnerVest as senior technical advisor of acquisitions and engineering since 2011. Before joining EnerVest, he served as vice president of engineering for investment banking firm, Imperial Capital, as well as for Petrobridge Investment Management. During his career, Parrish has been involved in selling and acquiring oil and gas properties in almost every basin of the continental US. He began his career at Texaco, in Louisiana, where he held positions with increasing levels of responsibility—from reservoir and production engineering to assistant district engineer for Texaco’s Harvey district. Parrish graduated from the University of Houston with a BS degree in chemical engineering, with a petroleum option.