Elaine Pickle

Director at ChampionX

Ms. Pickle Ms. Pickle was a senior audit partner at Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) until her retirement in 2021. She joined EY in 1986 and served as a National Professional Practice Partner from 2014 to 2018. Ms. Pickle is a certified public accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has served on the board and development committee of Theatre Under the Stars since 2018.

Skills and Qualifications: Ms. Pickle’s extensive experience, and broad understanding and perspective of the energy industry in the United States and throughout the world provides valuable expertise and insights to the Board. She has served as audit partner for a variety of SEC registrants, spanning almost all aspect of the energy industry. In Ms. Pickle’s role as National Professional Practice Partner, she evaluated and had oversight for technical accounting, auditing and SEC reporting matters as well as quality initiatives in the Southwest region. She has served as a technical subject matter specialist on a variety of technical accounting and SEC reporting issues, including adoption of new accounting standards, matters requiring consultations on highly complex or judgment evaluations, and in support to clients and engagement teams on SEC communications and registrations. Ms. Pickle is NACD Directorship Certified® and well-suited to advise the Board on oversight of financial, accounting, auditing and corporate governance matters, as well as utilizing her global industry experience to provide ESG, strategy development and risk assessment and management oversight.


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