The oil & gas professionals of PetroLedger are the heart of our success. Our team of 100+ bookkeepers, degreed accountants, CPAs and land administration experts bring an average of 15 years in the industry. We know how to help you succeed because we have been where you are, and our experience is unrivaled.

meet our petroleaders

PetroLedger's President, Chad Smith

Chad Smith


Chad Smith is a Partner with Avisto Capital Partners, LLC. Chad is responsible for business development, strategic relationships, valuation, and operational execution. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the firm.

Chad Smith

PetroLedger's Vice President of Accounting Services, Melodee Papke

Melodee Papke, CPA APA

Vice President, Accounting Services

Melodee holds a BBA in Accounting from Northeastern State University, and has 30 years experience in oil and gas accounting and management, including significant work with private equity-backed companies preparing and coordinating both transactional and reporting functions. Melodee manages the Tulsa office, where she is responsible for leading multiple accounting teams for our enterprise-level clients, as well as business development. Melodee is both a Certified Public Accountant and an Accredited Petroleum Accountant.

Melodee Papke

Vice President
Accounting Services
PetroLedger's Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Jordan Driskell

jordan driskell

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Jordan comes to PetroLedger having spent six years at Wolfepack Software (now PakEnergy). As their former Director of Professional Services, he administered several teams and oversaw conversions, training and implementation, as well as handled service sales, navigated mergers and acquisitions, and managed other operations-related responsibilities. Prior to that, he served as the Controller for Tige Boats, worked in legal for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force.

Jordan Driskell

Vice President
Sales & MArketing
PetroLedger's Vice President of Land and Business Development, Mike Gibson

Mike Gibson, CPL

Vice President, Land & Business

Mike Gibson has over 18 years of experience in the energy industry and accepted the position of Managing Director at ARI in January of 2018, where he successfully expanded the ARI Houston office by bringing in a multitude of new clients as well as staffing the Houston office with 30 plus highly experienced Land, Division Order and Accounting employees. Prior to his work at ARI, Mike was a landman at Cinco Energy Management Group where he held positions as Landman, Project Manager and Land Manager-Corporate Office. During his time at Cinco he worked in a multitude of states, counties and basins throughout the United States and has become highly respected within the industry. Mike is a member of AAPL, HAPL and PBLA. He has been highly involved in HAPL over the last 10 years, where he has held positions as Chairman, Director, 3rd VP, 2nd VP, 1st VP and President, as well as serving on AAPL committees. Also, in 2015, he was recognized as one of Texas Best Landman by Texas Top Producers and TIPRO. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a Certified Professional Landman. Mike loves spending time with his family and enjoys college football (Oklahoma Sooners), disc golf and any outdoor sports.

Mike Gibson

Vice President
Land & Business development

Elise Berlin

Professional Services

Brenda Scrivner

Client Success

Shannah Goins

General Ledger & AP

Jamie Edison


Nan Carlson

Land Administration

Grant Sparks

Private Client & Regulatory

Mandy Lambright


Diana Freeman

Senior Manager

Tina Slagle

Senior Manager

Neal Boswell

Senior Manager

Andrew James

Senior Manager
General Ledger

Joey Falls

Senior Manager
Private Client

Vicki Robinson

Division Orders

Kevin Kline

Lease Records

Henry Miller

Special Projects & HR

Kyli Miller


capital sponsor

Logo for Avisto Capital Partners

At Avisto Capital Partners, we believe stability and growth are the foundations of success, innovation and forward progress. With a combined 30 years in the financial industry, we left corporate America to provide better, more customized solutions for the energy sector. We established Avisto Capital Partners after recognizing a need to build a national oil and gas brand for advisory and shared services.

As a holder of one of the leading backoffice solutions companies in the nation, we are committed to using our expertise to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry as it continues to see a digital evolution. We strive to change the trajectory of underutilized multi-application regional O&G companies and establish them as thought leaders and national players providing a robust exchange of resources and ideas to propel success.