Michol Ecklund is senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Callon Petroleum Company. Prior to joining Callon in November 2017, she was deputy general counsel for Operations and Commercial Law at Marathon Oil Company where she spent 15 years in progressive positions within and outside the law organization. Prior to Marathon Oil, Michol practiced law at Baker Botts LLP in Houston. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science, economics and managerial studies from Rice University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Harvard Law School. Michol is a current board member of the Association of Rice University Alumni and recently served as the chair of the Rice Annual Fund Steering Committee. She has been active with other campus organizations including Rice University Lawyer Alumni, the Rice Women’s Athletics Advisory Board, Rice Alumni Volunteers for Admission and Lovett College. Michol is a current board member of the Woman’s Hospital of Texas and the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston. She is a past board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Houston Gulf Coast Chapter and the State Bar of Texas International Law Section. Michol and her family were honorary chairs of the 2017 Girls Inc. Gala, and she was co-chair of the 2014 Home Safe Home Gala benefitting Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. Michol was recently named among the “Women Who Mean Business” in energy and has also been a finalist for the Houston Business Journal’s “Best Corporate Counsel” awards.