Robert (Bob) Beardsley is Founder and President of Cypress E&P Corporation, an oil exploration and production company located in Austin, Texas. He established the company in 1984 with his business partner. Prior to his employment at Cypress, Mr. Beardsley worked at Shell Oil, Miller Linz Consultants, and Geotech, Inc. He helped launch the Rutgers Engineering Alumni-Industry Scholars program in 2012 to reward juniors and seniors who have succeeded academically with full scholarships and internship opportunities for their last two years of college.
Mr. Beardsley graduated with a bachelor of science in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering in 1968.