Jena Nelson

VP Finance & Administration, Office Manager

Ms. Nelson brings to the AMSHORE team over 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry.  Joining AMSHORE in September 2005, her diversified experience with companies such as Texas Oil and Gas, Esenjay Petroleum Corporation, and Genesis Producing Company provided a solid background in nearly all phases of an oil and gas exploration company.

A graduate of Del Mar College, where she earned an Associate of Business and Accounting degree, Jena ranked in the top 10% of her class.  She was also the former President/CEO of the Portland Chamber of Commerce, a graduate of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and a recipient of the prestigious Chamber Tourism Excellence Award.

As a member of the Kiwanis Club of Portland, Jena held numerous offices on the Board of Directors including serving as President.  In 2000, she was awarded the "Kiwanian of the Year" and currently still holds a 10 year perfect attendance award.  A resident of Portland for more than 30 years, she has been involved in numerous community organizations, as well as holding various offices.  Jena is also a member of First Baptist Church of Portland.

Jena is the very proud mother of three grown children, Wesley, Bradley and Jennifer.  Her pride and joys are her beautiful grandchildren.  Besides spending time with her family as top priority, in her spare time she enjoys making arts and crafts, gardening, decorating, outdoor activities, Frio River trips and watching OU Sooner football.

Jena's responsibilities at AMSHORE include Joint Interest Billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, production revenue accounting, financial analysis, State comptroller reporting, payroll and office managerial duties.