President

Name: D. J. Cherry

Company: PetroVen, Inc.

Position: Executive VP-Business Development & COO

David Cherry, JR (DJ Cherry) is the Executive VP of Business Development & COO at PetroVen, Inc.  PetroVen is a privately held oil and gas exploration and development company, founded in 1981.  The company’s core focus areas are in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana. The primary business of PetroVen is to assemble drilling prospects and direct participation interests for itself and its partners.  Prior to working for PetroVen DJ was a Landman at Linn Energy, LLC from 2008-2012 managing all aspect of Land activities for Linn’s multi-rig Texas drilling program. 

DJ graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008 with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Energy Management and minors in Finance and Sociology and is an American Association of Professional Landmen Registered Professional Landman.  He is a member of the OCAPL, DAPL, PBLA and is active in the YPE in both Oklahoma City and Dallas.  DJ previously served 4 years on the Oklahoma Independent Producers Association Future Leaders Advisory Council (FLAC) and 3 years on the DAPL board as 1st Vice-President.

DJ is married to Chelsea Cherry.  They currently live in Dallas, Texas with their two Golden Retrievers, Hank & Henry.  They enjoy spending their free time golfing, traveling and attending OU football games.