Frances M. Vallejo
Vice President Corporate Planning & Development
Frances M. Vallejo is Vice President and Treasurer of ConocoPhillips. Ms. Vallejo joined Phillips Petroleum Company in 1987 as a geophysicist. Following several management assignments, she was appointed Assistant Treasurer of Phillips Petroleum Company. At ConocoPhillips she has served as Assistant Treasurer, as Vice President for Upstream Planning and Portfolio Management, and as General Manager for Corporate Planning and Budgets. She was appointed Vice President and Treasurer of ConocoPhillips in 2008. Ms. Vallejo is the recipient of numerous honors. She was named the Female Senior Executive of the Year in 2009 by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. A native of Pueblo, Colorado, Ms. Vallejo was a Boettcher Scholar and was inducted into the Pueblo, Colorado South High School Hall of Fame in 2009. Profiles in Diversity Journal recognized her with its “Women Worth Watching in 2011” award.
Ms. Vallejo is active in several civic organizations, including the Houston Regional Board of Directors of Teach For America and previously served on the 66 Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. She serves as ConocoPhillips’ executive contact for Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University as well as Colorado School of Mines, and is the executive sponsor of the ConocoPhillips Hispanic Network.
Ms. Vallejo graduated from Colorado School of Mines in 1987 with a B.S, Mineral Engineer-Mathematics. At graduation, she received the Outstanding Senior award from the McBride Honors Program and E. Day Engineer award for the mathematics department. In 1996 Ms. Vallejo received an M.B.A. from Rice University.
Ms. Vallejo was appointed to the Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees in November 2010.