Mr. Goodrum joined Preng & Associates in 2013 working on the Global Oilfield Service and Equipment team. Mr. Goodrum has a broad range of search experience including leading senior level operations, HR, and financial searches. Clients include large, publicly traded companies, private equity backed companies, and privately owned energy companies.
Prior to joining Preng and Associates, Mr. Goodrum was a Consultant with a boutique retained executive search firm based in Houston also focused solely in the energy sector.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Goodrum worked in Washington, D.C. where he served as Director of Management and Associate Director of Personnel at the White House for President George W. Bush. In these positions, John managed the daily operations and logistical support for the White House staff as well as recruiting and hiring.
He currently serves on the boards for the Houston Chapter of the March of Dimes and the SMU Cox Alumni Association. He also actively serves as a volunteer for Honor Flight Houston, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and various church activities. Mr. Goodrum graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor’s in Business Management from the Cox Business School.