Justin Murrell | Controller
Justin Murrell, a Louisiana native, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves in 2009 after graduating from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. During his 6 years of service, Justin served with the Intelligence Support Battalion and deployed to Afghanistan attached to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion in 2012. After returning from deployment, Justin began contracting with the Joint Special Operations Command as an analyst until 2014.
Following his time in the military and contracting, Justin moved to Houston where he began his oil and gas career as a process analyst with National Oilwell Varco’s supply chain group. While with NOV, Justin enrolled in Sam Houston State University to earn his Bachelor of Business Administration with an Accounting Focus. Prior to joining the Bellatorum Resources team, Justin served as the senior accountant for Noble Midstream in charge of all Colorado and DJ Basin assets. Throughout Justin’s accounting career he has performed asset accounting, cash management and reconciliation, project accounting, revenue, marketing and midstream accounting.
Justin is happily married to his wife Adriana whom he met while she was touring the United States from Mexico. Together, they have three beautiful children, Oliver, Austin, and Gabriella. At home, Justin and Adriana enjoy teaching their children about the similarities between their Louisiana and Mexican cultures.
Favorite Quote: “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.” – Wayne Gretzky
Favorite Fiction: Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
Favorite Nonfiction: The Art of War – Sun Tzu
Most interesting places I have been: Ireland, England, Afghanistan, Germany
Places I’d like to go: Singapore, India, Iceland