Lee Jourdan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1978. Serving his five-year post graduate military commitment, he reached the rank of captain while serving as a logistics officer and paratrooper in the 18th Airborne Corps.
Jourdan has been in the energy industry since 1983, a career that spans the regulated and deregulated landscape of energy commodities, including US domestic trading, transportation, and LNG, as well as energy acquisition and divestiture projects.
Currently, Jourdan is general manager of Chevron’s chief diversity officer and Ombuds Center of Expertise. Previous assignments in Chevron include vice president, Commercial, of Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit, which included commercial and business development covering Indonesia and the Philippines, and GM, Commercial and Business Development, for Chevron’s Asia South Business Unit which includes Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Jourdan is a published author and serves on the advisory board of SEARCH Homeless Services in Houston.