Russell Lafitte

Vice President of Finance

Russell’s industry experience includes oil and gas finance, operations and engineering. Prior to joining Alchemist, Russell spent four years at Devon Energy in corporate finance and business development, focusing on corporate M&A, including the Devon-WPX merger, as well as capital markets, cash flow forecasting, and internal reporting. Before Devon, Russell worked at Credit Suisse in the oil and gas investment banking group. Russell began his career at Baker Hughes, where he spent six years working as a completions engineer across the Powder River, DJ, and Williston basins as well as R&D in Houston. Russell earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010 and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018.