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Ken Goggans

  • Entrepreneur and Executive inSulphur,Springs
  • CEO
  • Manek Energy


    Accomplished entrepreneur and executive Ken Goggans founded and served as CEO of Manek Energy, a production testing enterprise in the oil and gas sector that held 55% of the Marcellus shale market share prior to selling the operation. Since 2010, he has also led as CEO, and chairman of the Board of Directors of Richland Resources. Over the course of his career, Ken Goggans has tallied a list of business accomplishments that include M&A deals totaling over $500 million. Previously, Kenneth Goggans performed as a commercial pilot, in which capacity he acquired approximately 2,000 hours of flying experience in corporate aircraft. In this time, he also held responsibility for adherence to all regulations and the oversight of regular maintenance for the planes. Before engaging in his current business endeavors, Kenneth Goggans graduated with a bachelor of business administration in management from the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business. Remaining at the school, he went on to earn a master of business administration in entrepreneurship and finance.

    Professional experience


    Manek Energy

    January 2005 - Present


    Woodbine Acquisition Corp

    March 2011 - December 2011(9 months)



    Paris Junior College

    January 2000 - January 2002(2 years)