Chief Operating Officer
Gabi Abdo joined MidCon Gathering in October of 2016 as Chief Operating Officer. Gabi has been associated with MidCon from its inception and has been instrumental in the development of MidCon through his leadership experience and optimization of oil gathering through marketing and operations. Prior to joining MidCon, Gabi served as COO to Spears Production Co, Inc., a crude gathering company that was merged into MidCon in October of 2016. Gabi perviously served as Director of VCC USA, where he spent 15+ years of his career in the commercial construction space. Throughout his career, Gabi has been an innovative and well-rounded technology executive and entrepreneur with a strong track record of leveraging technology to improve business results through utilizing existing and emerging technologies to maximize profit margin.
Gabi attended the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas and holds a degree in Computer Science.
Chief Financial Officer
David Sederis serves as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer to MidCon Gathering, LLC. Prior to this role he served as CFO to a publicly traded E&P company and has over 25 years of business experience, 18 of which were spent in the Oil & Gas sector. David has held a variety of roles over the years at midstream companies, boutique investment banks, and a major international E&P company. His duties and responsibilities have included financial analysis, economics and planning, energy brokerage, and risk management among many others.
Mr. Sederis holds a CPA (CMA) and earned a degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Western Ontario, a degree in Management from Wilfrid Laurier University, and an MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.
Samuel Walker Meek IV
Vice President, Accounting & Corporate Controller
Sam Meek joined MidCon Gathering, LLC in February of 2016 as Vice President of Accounting and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining MidCon, he was a Controller for a midstream oil & gas marketing company. Sam has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, midstream, and downstream oil & gas, high technology, and public accounting experience. He has more than 25 years of experience managing several financial areas including audit, accounting, crude oil settlement, financial reporting and analysis, plant controllership, corporate controllership and Sarbanes Oxley. Sam’s career began in public accounting with Deloitte and includes 12 years of experience at Occidental Petroleum and approximately 8 years with Sunoco Logistics and Kerr McGee. While at Occidental he held positions as Internal Audit Manager, Plant Controller and Manager of Financial Reporting. In addition to his civilian career, he has dedicated 20 years of service to the United States Army Reserve.
Sam is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, a Certified Public Accountant, and a retired commissioned officer.
C. Taylor Chalmers
Chief Executive Officer
C. Taylor Chalmers serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of MidCon Gathering, LLC. Prior to this role, he was a Manager of Commercial Development at Badger Midstream Energy, LP where he was responsible for commercial operations of subsidiary Dry Trails Midstream Energy, as well as marketing of NGLs and residue gas produced from BME’s Grey Badger plant in Borger, TX. Before joining Badger, he was responsible for business development and financial analysis of new acquisitions for High Point Energy, LLC up until High Point’s acquisition of American Midstream Partners, LP in 2013. After graduating from SMU, Taylor held broker and analyst roles at Coquest Energy Services, an OTC commodity futures brokerage firm in Dallas, TX.
Taylor holds a B.S. in Economics with Financial Applications from Southern Methodist University.