Jamey Seely is a Senior Advisor at BarkerGilmore where her breadth of executive and industry experience reflects high-level positions in multiple global, publicly traded companies across the energy, technology, and industrial sectors. Her areas of expertise include operational optimization, change management, crisis management, corporate governance, and the Corporate Secretary function. She is also highly skilled at helping rapidly growing businesses develop with agility and speed, without sacrificing long-term goals and viability. Jamey is passionate about the advancement of women and minority lawyers and building strong, diverse teams.
Jamey currently serves as General Counsel & Secretary at Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global animal-health technology and services company. As one of the few corporate executives to simultaneously hold business and legal roles, she previously served as President and General Counsel for Integra Ledger, an enterprise blockchain designed specifically for the legal industry. Before that, she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Gates Corporation, where she led a successful IPO, and Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at ION Geophysical, Inc. During her tenure at ION, Jamey managed all financing arrangements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, strategic alliances, and a bond restructuring of the company’s debt. She has also served as Senior Vice President of Alternative Energy for NRG Energy, Inc., CEO and General Counsel of Nuclear Innovation North America LLC, and Vice President and General Counsel of Direct Energy.
Jamey currently serves on boards of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, the Colorado LGBT Bar Association, and on the executive committee of the General Counsel Mentoring Program in Colorado. She is also an advisor to the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Women’s General Counsel Network, Women of M&A, and LaddHer Up.
She has earned numerous honors including “2019 Outstanding Women in Business Awards, Large Corporation” from the Denver Business Journal, the “2019 Trailblazer in Business” by Aspioneer, and was named “One of the 25 Most Powerful Women” by the Denver Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Jamey was cited as a “Trailblazer in Energy Law” by the National Law Journal in 2017, one of the “Top 50 Women in Energy” by the Texas Diversity Council, and one of the “Top Women in Energy for 2016” by Texas Lawyer. Moreover, she was recognized as one of the “Most Powerful & Influential Women in Texas” in 2008 by Diversity Magazine and the “Champion of Diversity Award” in 2007 from the Houston Business Journal.
Jamey earned her B.A., magna cum laude, in Philosophy from Baylor University and her J.D. from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. She also holds a Professional Certificate in Energy Innovation & Emerging Technologies from Stanford University and is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York.