Joe Bob Edwards

Managing Partner

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Joe Bob Edwards joined White Deer in 2011 and is a Partner of the firm. His responsibilities range from sourcing and managing new investments to sharing responsibility over the firm’s strategy and direction. He currently sits on the boards of Axios, Cust-O-Fab, Extract, Flogistix, Global Petro Storage (GPS), Midstream Texas, Quanah and TorcSill.


Prior to White Deer, Joe Bob spent 13 years at First Reserve Corporation. He was the head of First Reserve’s oilfield service and equipment investment team, which at its peak oversaw over $4.0 billion in equity investments. In addition, Joe Bob served as the chairman of First Reserve’s development committee, with management responsibility for the firm’s junior investment staff. He began his career with Simmons & Company International.


Joe Bob received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently serves on the Executive and Advisory Boards for the University of Texas, McCombs Energy Initiative. Joe Bob is also Treasurer and board member of the Episcopal High School Dad’s Club, and has spent a number of years as volunteer coach and board member of Post Oak Little League.


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