Areas of Expertise: Research, writing, social media, and business marketing
Personal Interests: Tricia has played basketball for almost 20 years. She combined her two main interests of basketball and traveling by playing professional basketball in Europe for the past four basketball seasons. Her other interests include cooking and trying new foods, reading, creative writing, going on hikes and camping, and spending time with her family and friends.
Tricia Oakes joined Pac/West in May 2016 as an Assistant Account Manager. Before working at Pac/West, Tricia interned for Western Energy Alliance. There, she researched oil and natural gas topics in preparation for advocacy position papers and assisted with membership events, fundraisers, and activities. Tricia also interned as a research assistant for an attorney at Stakeholder Strategies LLC where she researched oil and natural gas policy positions of various landowners, local politicians, and other stakeholders to consult clients on the best approach to their operations.
Tricia has a B.A. in International Relations from Colgate University. She also has an MSc in Business Management and an MSc in Energy and Society, focusing on shale gas development and the hydraulic fracturing policy debate in Colorado, from Durham University in the United Kingdom.