Southern Ute Indian Tribe appoints new Director of Energy

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has appointed Kourtney Hadrick as the new Director of Energy for the Southern Ute Growth Fund.
Courtesy Southern Ute Growth Fund

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has appointed Kourtney Hadrick as the new Director of Energy for the Southern Ute Growth Fund. She will begin on Monday, Jan, 6.

Hadrick has over 22 years of technical and management experience in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. She has held various leadership roles with the Tribe’s energy businesses since 2012, most recently as the President/CEO for both Red Cedar Gathering Company and Aka Energy, LLC. Prior to her employment with the Tribe, Hadrick was employed by BP America Production Company. Her experience with BP included engineering, operations, and multiple management positions for upstream and midstream assets located in Colorado, Louisiana, Texas, and Wyoming.

Hadrick holds her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and a Management Certificate from MIT Sloan Business School.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Energy Director for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. I am looking forward to working with the Tribal Council, the Directors, Growth Fund Management Committee and the organization in my new role. Together, we will ensure the Tribe is a strategic leader in safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient energy production; the value of the Tribe’s current energy portfolio is maximized; and the talent within the organization and the membership are developed to meet the current and future needs of the business,” stated Hadrick.

Hadrick has been married to Rob Hadrick for 17 years and they have three children: Will (15), Ellie (14), and Maddi (8). Away from the office, Hadrick enjoys spending time with her family, yoga, running, skiing, and mountain biking.

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