Executive Biographies


L. Melvin Cooper
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Assistant Secretary

L. Melvin Cooper, with over thirty-three years of financial management experience, has served Forbes Energy Services, Forbes Holding Company and Forbes Group in positions of increasing responsibility since 2007. His prior experiences include:
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oilfield Contractors, Inc.
  • President of SpectraSource Company
  • President of Cerqa, a division of Nationwide Graphics, Inc.
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nationwide Graphics, Inc.
Mr. Cooper serves on the board of Flotek Industries, Inc., a NYSE-listed company that provides specialty chemicals, downhole drilling tools, and artifical lift equipment to energy companies worldwide. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Texas A & I University in 1975 and is a certified public accountant.


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