Mr. Steven E. West is an Executive Chairman at Viper Energy Partners GP LLC and Viper Energy Partners LP, a Chairman at Diamondback Energy, Inc., a Partner at Wexford Capital LP and Wexford Capital Private Equity. He is on the Board of Directors at Viper Energy Partners LLC.
Mr. West was previously employed as a Chief Financial Officer by Sunterra Corp., a Vice President-Finance by Coast Asset Management LP, a Treasurer by IndyMac Bank FSB, a Principal by First Nationwide Bank of Ohio, a Principal by KPMG LLP, a Principal by Lehman Brothers, Inc., and a Principal by Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. He also served on the board at Oilfield Management Services LLC.
He received his undergraduate degree from California State University-Chico.