ALLIANCE SPOTLIGHT: CATHY LEBSACK
Vice President of Land and Exploration at Devon Energy and Petroleum Alliance Executive Committee Member
If you could eat one food the rest of your life, what would it be? Breakfast. Keep bringing the eggs, bacon and biscuits & gravy.
Mountains or beach? Mountains for sure, and specifically somewhere in Summit County, Colorado.
Have you met anyone famous? Yes, President George W. Bush.
What’s your favorite drink? Arnold Palmer.
Favorite college team? University of Oklahoma.
In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? My goal for myself each day is to make a positive impact on every person I interact with and in every situation I encounter — this might mean giving an encouraging smile, listening intently to someone, providing constructive feedback, providing strategic insight or decisions, or successfully negotiating a transaction.
Favorite band in junior high? Bon Jovi.
Name of your pet? Paisley (Black Pug).
What was your first job? Working in a sporting goods store.
What was your first car? Nissan 300ZX.
If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? Condoleeza Rice.
What was your favorite TV show as a child? Happy Days.
What’s the number one item you would save from your burning house? Other than my husband and my pug, probably my wedding ring.
What is your favorite thing about working in the oil and gas industry? I believe we produce a valuable commodity that is fundamental to our society and am proud to be a part of this industry. At Devon, we do it in a safe, environmentally responsible and ethical way.
I am motivated to continue to find ways to more efficiently produce energy with as little surface and environmental impact as possible. We have so many talented and incredibly smart people in our industry and our use of technology continues to amaze me. I am excited to continue to be a part of an industry that can impact so many people’s lives on a daily basis and to continue to be a part of a company that has a core set of values that resonate so well with others.
What is your favorite holiday? Christmas.
What is the best gift you have ever received? My pug Paisley.
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Have a shopping spree to buy gifts for my family and friends and then buy a house in the Colorado mountains.
Last movie you saw at the theater? Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
What’s your favorite app? Apple Podcasts – I listen to the Big Life Devotional podcast daily and several news, spiritual, leadership, and fun podcasts regularly.