Matt Johnson graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Petroleum Engineering and serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for Summit Petroleum. He was born in Midland and attended Robert E. Lee High School while working summers as a roustabout and pump shop hand. He began his career with Anadarko Petroleum in Houston.
He returned home to Midland in November of 2003 to join Henry Petroleum, and in April of 2007, Matt left Henry and partnered with his father Dennis to form Summit Petroleum. His past service to the Permian Basin community includes chairing the Life Center Foundation and Midland Memorial Forum Boards. Aside from his service on the Priority Midland Board, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and teaches 4-5 year olds at his church’s Sunday School.