ProPetro Appoints Mary Ricciardello to Board of Directors

MIDLAND, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ProPetro Holding Corp. (“ProPetro” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PUMP) today announced that it has appointed Mary P. Ricciardello to its Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective January 20, 2023. Ms. Ricciardello is a seasoned financial executive with over thirty years of experience serving on boards, and as an executive in finance and accounting roles, in the energy industry.

Phillip Gobe, Chairman of the ProPetro Board, said, “We are pleased to welcome Mary to the ProPetro Board and look forward to benefitting from her deep industry knowledge as we create a stronger, more resilient, and diversified company. Mary’s appointment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to maintaining a highly diverse and qualified Board. We are confident her significant public company board experience and track record of overseeing disciplined, accretive growth will be a valuable addition to our Board and are excited to work with her to advance our strategic goals to create value for shareholders.”

“I am honored to join ProPetro’s Board at such an exciting time for the Company,” said Ms. Ricciardello. “I have followed ProPetro’s evolution and admire the Company’s commitment to its people, the community and environment in which they work, and its shareholders. I look forward to working with my fellow Board members to help drive the Company’s continued success.”

Sam Sledge, CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome Mary to ProPetro and look forward to benefiting from her deep experience in the energy sector and public company boards. Given her experience and qualifications, Mary will also serve on our Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees. Her diverse experience will be a great addition to an already impressive collection of board members.”

About Mary P. Ricciardello

Ms. Ricciardello has extensive public company board experience and currently serves as a director, Audit Committee member, and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee member at Eagle Materials Inc. Ms. Ricciardello previously served as a director at Devon Energy, Noble Corporation, Enlink Midstream, Midstates Petroleum, and U.S. Concrete. Ms. Ricciardello enjoyed a distinguished, two-decade career at Reliant Energy, where she served in key roles including Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Dakota and an MBA from the University of Houston. She is also a Texas licensed CPA.

About ProPetro

ProPetro Holding Corp. is a Midland, Texas-based oilfield services company providing completions services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources. For more information visit

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