Gaurdie Banister

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Aera Energy LLC

Gaurdie Banister

Gaurdie Banister

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Aera Energy LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Shell Continental Cos.
Aera Energy LLC

RelSci Relationships

1537

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1958

Age

62

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Chief Executive Officer at Shell Services International, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Technical Officer at Peabody Energy Corp.

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Director at Aurora Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Tyson Foods, Inc.

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American University

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Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment at American University

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Chief Financial Officer, Vice President & Treasurer at American University

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Dean of Undergraduate Education & Vice Provost for Academic Student Services at American University

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Acting Provost at American University

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Member, Search Committee at American University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Aera Energy LLC
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To serve people with a wide range of mental health needs.

Education
Bachelor in Metallurgical Engineering
Class of 1980

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a school in Rapid City.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2015

Aera Energy LLC produces oil and gas. The firm produces 175,000 barrels of oil and 59 million cubic feet of natural gas each day. It is jointly owned by Shell Oil Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp and is operated as a stand-alone company. The company was founded in June 1997 and is headquartered in Bakersfield, CA.

Vice President-Technical
1980 - 2007

Royal Dutch Shell Plc engages in the oil and natural gas production. It operates through the following segments: Integrated Gas, Upstream, Downstream, and Corporate. The Integrated Gas segment manages liquefied natural gas activities and the conversion of natural gas into gas to liquids fuels and other products. The Upstream segment manages the exploration for and extraction of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The Downstream segment manages different oil products and chemical activities as part of an integrated value chain, including trading activities, what turns crude oil and other feedstock into a range of products which are moved and marketed around the world for domestic, and industrial and transport use. The Corporate segment comprises holdings and treasury, self-insurance activities, and headquarters and central functions of the company. The company was founded in February 1907 and is headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands.

Vice President-Technical Services
2001 - 2007

Shell Oil Co. manufactures petrochemicals and distributes gas and oil products. The company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2020 - Current

Dow, Inc. materials science company, combining science and technology to develop innovative solutions. It operates through three business segments: Performance Materials & Coatings, Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure, and Packaging & Specialty Plastics. The Performance Materials & Coatings segment includes industry-franchises that deliver a wide array of solutions into consumer and infrastructure end-markets. The segment consists of two global businesses: Coatings & Performance Monomers and Consumer Solutions. These businesses primarily utilize Dow’s acrylics, cellulosics- and silicone-based technology platforms to serve the needs of the architectural and industrial coatings, home care and personal care end-markets. The Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure segment consists of two customer-centric global businesses Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes & CAV that develop important intermediate chemicals that are essential to manufacturing processes, as well as downstream, customized materials and formulations that use advanced development technologies. The Packaging & Specialty Plastics segment consists of two global businesses: Hydrocarbons & Energy and Packaging and Specialty Plastics. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, MI.

Member, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc. provides executive recruitment services. Its services include Chief Executive Officer and board advisory services, culture assessment, executive search, global supply chain and leadership assessment. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
2011 - Current

Tyson Foods, Inc. engages in the production of processed food. It operates through the following segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The Chicken segment involves in domestic operations related to raising and processing live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products, as well as sales from allied products. The Beef segment includes operations related to processing live fed cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. The Pork segment comprises operations related to processing live market hogs and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. The Prepared Foods segment manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products and logistic operations to move products through the supply chain. The company was founded by John W. Tyson in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, AR.

Director
2017 - Current
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our total fall 2012 enrollment was 13,165, with 6,776 degree-seeking undergraduates, 3,464 degree-seeking graduate students, 1,766 law students, and 1,159 students in nondegree certificate programs, Washington Semester, or AU Abroad. We offer 61 bachelor’s degrees, 54 master’s degrees, 11 doctoral degrees, and a JD program, as well as 50 certificate programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Courses run on a 15-week semester basis in fall and spring, with shorter summer-term classes. In addition, we offer study-abroad programs and alternative breaks. More than 85 percent of our undergraduates and 60 percent of our master's students participate in at least one internship. Our student body is cosmopolitan and globally diverse, with all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 130 countries represented. Seven percent of undergraduates and 11 percent of graduate students are international. The university’s mission is carried out by 798 full-time faculty and 1,525 full-time staff. Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. Among our 565 adjunct faculty are policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists, and business leaders

Trustee
Current

THE SDSM&T FOUNDATION'S MISSION IS TO ASSIST THE SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY IN PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL INTELLECTUAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES. WE SEEK THE REQUIRED RESOURCES TO ENHANCE THOSE OPPORTUNITIES TO ENRICH AND EMPOWER THE INDIVIDUAL'S ATTAINMENT OF OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES, PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND LIFETIME EXPERIENCES TO ADDRESS SOCIETY'S NEEDS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 - $999
2019

Kessler Foundation, Inc. provides public charity and rehabilitation services. It helps the people with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The company is headquartered in West Orange, NJ.

$10K +
2018

THE SDSM&T FOUNDATION'S MISSION IS TO ASSIST THE SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY IN PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL INTELLECTUAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES. WE SEEK THE REQUIRED RESOURCES TO ENHANCE THOSE OPPORTUNITIES TO ENRICH AND EMPOWER THE INDIVIDUAL'S ATTAINMENT OF OUTSTANDING EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES, PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND LIFETIME EXPERIENCES TO ADDRESS SOCIETY'S NEEDS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY.

$500 - $999
2018

Kessler Foundation, Inc. provides public charity and rehabilitation services. It helps the people with physical and cognitive disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The company is headquartered in West Orange, NJ.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011

Minority Leader at California State Senate

$250
2010

Representative from the 34th District at California State Assembly

$500
2010

Minority Leader at California State Senate

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Awards & Honors
2007
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
2002
Fort Valley State University
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