Clay Gaspar was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1, 2021. He was appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer in January 2021 following Devon’s merger with WPX Energy. Mr. Gaspar most recently served as president and COO of WPX Energy and served on the company’s board of directors.

Mr. Gaspar has more than 20 years of experience, both onshore and offshore and around the world. He is a registered professional engineer and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Mr. Gaspar has a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M and a master’s degree in petroleum and geosciences engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.