Keith S. Caldwell
Distinguished Alumnus, 2013

Keith S. Caldwell, College of Business 2013 Alumnus of the Year

The College of Business has named Keith Caldwell, Alumnus of the Year. Caldwell has 26 years of finance and accounting experience in the energy industry and he currently serves as the Vice President, Finance of Murphy Exploration & Production Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation. Murphy Exploration is engaged in crude oil and natural gas production activities in the United States, Malaysia, the U.K. sector of the North Sea and Republic of the Congo, and explores for oil and gas worldwide
Caldwell, a certified public accountant, began his career with KPMG LLP and rose to the Senior Manager level prior to joining Murphy in 2001. He was an Assistant Controller in financial reporting from 2001 to 2006 for Murphy Oil Corporation in their home office in El Dorado, Arkansas. 

In 2007, he moved to Houston, Texas to serve as Manager of Finance for Murphy Exploration & Production Company and was promoted to Vice President in 2011. 
Caldwell earned a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting in 1983 from Louisiana Tech University and has been married 30 years to Janet Gerami Caldwell, a 1982 graduate of Louisiana Tech University.  They reside in Katy, Texas and they have three sons. 

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