Houston (June 24, 2024) — Targa Resources Corp. announced the following organizational changes, with the changes approved by Targa’s board of directors effective July 22, 2024.

As part of Targa’s long-term development plans, Jennifer R. Kneale, current chief financial officer (CFO), will become president — finance and administration. Kneale will continue to report to Matthew J. Meloy, Targa’s chief executive officer. William A. Byers will join Targa as CFO, reporting to Kneale. Byers previously served as CFO at Manchester Energy LLC and executive vice president and CFO at Navitas Midstream Partners LLC.

"Jen has been tremendously successful as Targa’s CFO for the past six years, and as part of her continued development is increasing her role and broadening her responsibilities," said Meloy. "I am excited to welcome Will to Targa as CFO, as his financial acumen, accomplishments in previous roles, and deep understanding of the midstream industry will be additive to our organization."


Byers brings more than 20 years of energy financing, M&A, and management experience to Targa, including his leadership role at Navitas, the largest private gas gathering and processing company in the Midland Basin prior to its sale in early 2022.

Prior to Navitas, Byers was a managing director at Barclays and worked in investment banking for 14 years. Byers earned a 
Bachelor of Science in economics, a Bachelor of Arts in intellectual history, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.