Co-Chairman, Board of Directors / Founding Partner
Leigh Ann Cales is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Professional Energy Marketers Association (“PEMA”). Mrs. Cales is a highly regarded energy marketing professional with an established career which has included all aspects of marketing from negotiations and product movement to business development. She has a strong drive for creating and adding value which has led to numerous successful projects enhancing the value of produced natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids.
Mrs. Cales is a Senior Commercial Marketing Representative for Houston, TX based, LINN Energy, Inc. (LNGG) (“LINN”). Since joining LINN in 2008, her work has been focused on adding value to LINN by strategically aligning projects and markets for LINN’s crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. She has been responsible for the business transactions across multiple regions including California, East Texas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas Panhandle. Prior to LINN, Leigh Ann was employed at Devon Energy handling the marketing the natural gas and natural gas liquids for Devon’s Gulf of Mexico, Montana, and New Mexico assets.
Leigh Ann is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. She served on the Board of Directors for the Natural Gas and Energy Association for two years and continues to be an active member.
Mrs. Cales is driven to promote the professional career of marketing within the energy sector. PEMA is the right organization at the right time to promote and empower energy marketers.
Leigh Ann is set to be PEMA President starting in January 2027.