Winter_James Jim Winter currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Water Solutions for NGL. Previously, Jim Winter joined High Sierra Energy, LP, in January of 2007, as Vice President of High Sierra Crude Oil & Marketing.  He has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry.  He began his career as an independent petroleum landman in 1979 with Joseph S. Rose & Company.  In 1986, Mr. Winter co-founded High Plains Energy Company, an oil and gas land services firm that served a variety of E&P companies throughout the Rockies and northeastern U.S.  In 1992, Mr. Winter joined Petro Source Partners, Ltd., where he managed the company’s Permian Basin crude oil purchasing and transportation program.  Petro Source was acquired in 2000 by SemGroup, where Mr. Winter was primarily involved in refined products marketing and the acquisition of refined products assets for SemFuel through 2006.  Currently, Mr. Winter is Senior Vice President of High Sierra Water Holdings, where he oversees the operations of High Sierra’s various water businesses.  Mr. Winter received a B.S. degree from the University of Colorado in 1976 and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Colorado in 1978.