J. Kevin Ellis
J. Kevin Ellis has served as Regional Vice President, Appalachia since November 2020. Mr. Ellis was previously Antero’s Vice President of Government Relations from 2016 to 2019, Director of Business Development and Governmental Affairs from 2014 to 2015, and Manager, Administrative and Legal from 2011 through 2014. Prior to joining Antero, Mr. Ellis served as in-house counsel to Bluestone Energy Partners and practiced law at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC as a member of the firm’s energy practice group. Mr. Ellis held various other management positions from 1995 until 2002. Mr. Ellis is the past President of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, past board member of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association and Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, current member of the board of trustees for the West Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and formerly served on the West Virginia University College of Law Campaign Committee. Mr. Ellis holds a B.A. in Political Science from The Citadel and a J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law.