Bryan Sheffield is a shining example of a community leader who considers his success a gift that he shares with the community. In addition to his business ventures, Bryan has founded Dropshot LLC. and is also one of the newest part-owner's of MLS Austin FC, Austin's hot new professional soccer team. He partnered with Tim Klitch to help support the fastest growing sport in the US, Pickleball. The MLP will help rising athletes reach their full potential and support the Austin community. A third generation oil executive, Bryan began his oil and gas career at Pioneer Natural Resources, where he accumulated operational expertise and deep knowledge of the Midland Basin resource base and operator landscape. His understanding of financial markets is enhanced by previous experience trading options and interest rates. Bryan graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. SMU recently announced Bryan S. Sheffield Hall will be part of the future Cox School renovation and expansion project. “Bryan is a wonderful example of how SMU shapes world changers. His forward-thinking leadership in the energy industry is a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit and the financial acumen he developed as a business major in the Cox School,” said SMU President R. Gerald Turner. He serves on the boards of the Texas Economic Development Corporation and Greater Austin Crime Commission, and is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council. Bryan is an avid pickleball player who believes the game elevates families, athletes, and business alike. Bryan and his wife, Sharoll, have long shared a passion for animal rescue and wellness.