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Michael W. Smith

VP – Logistics and Cost Management

Michael Smith has served as Vice President of Logistics and Cost Management since December 2019.  Prior to joining Antero, Mr. Smith was at US Silica, a public producer of industrial sands and oil & gas fracturing proppants and held numerous positions of increasing responsibility from 2011-18, most recently serving as the Director of Oil & Gas Sales.  Prior to this, Mr. Smith worked at Halliburton from 2009-2011 and also from 2002-2006 in numerous engineering, sales, and management roles.  Mr. Smith also worked for Caterpillar from 2006-2009, leading a corporate cost reduction team and becoming a Six Sigma Blackbelt during this time.  Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University and a MBA from the University of Nebraska.