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Work experience

Jan 2005Present


Manek Energy, Inc.
  • Successfully started Manek Energy, Inc., a profitable production testing company in the oil and gas industry which reached $1.2 million in revenues with a 40% profit margin in its first year. Second year annual sales predicted at $10 million.
  • Successfully started a profitable rock crushing business with three locations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Raising $3.6 million.
  • Managed and built $6-10 million Wal-Mart projects in Chickasha, Edmond and Childress, Oklahoma.
  • Designed, built and sold a 74 lot subdivision in Sulphur Springs, TX.
  • Jointly started Legend Aircraft Company, one of only two companies that have the right to reproduce the former Piper Cub.


Dec 2004

Rawls College of Business - Texas Tech University


Emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Finance

About Ken Goggans

Ken Goggans of Sulphur Springs, Texas, has worked as an oil and gas entrepreneur for the past decade. Ken Goggans serves as founder and CEO of Manek Energy Inc, an oil and gas services provider, and Richland Resources, an oil and gas exploration and production company.

After graduating from the International Aviation and Travel Academy and Paris Junior College, Kenneth Goggans worked briefly as corporate pilot. He subsequently pursued an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship, which he earned from Texas Tech University in 2004. Since that time, he has developed his companies, one of which provides oil and gas services to operators and the other of which drills and develops exploration wells.

In recent years, Kenneth Goggans has invested his earnings into several Texas-based startup companies, including a property development company, a residential property development company, and a small aircraft company that produces reproduction Piper Cub airplanes.