David Callahan is president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), a leading trade association focused on unconventional shale development from the Marcellus and Utica plays. A native Pennsylvanian, Mr. Callahan leads the organization, founded in 2008, representing members engaged in all aspects of natural gas development, including exploration and production, midstream gathering, processing and transportation, as well as the suppliers and contractors who work with the industry.
On behalf of the organization’s membership, Mr. Callahan engages with elected officials, regulators, civic leaders, allied business interests and the media to advance responsible shale development, enhance the industry’s social license to operate, strengthen our economy and better our shared environment.
Mr. Callahan has nearly thirty years of experience in the energy sector, in which he has represented companies and organizations across the energy value chain. Previously, he held leadership positions with JKLM Energy and MPLX, as well as with organizations including API of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Callahan earned a B.A. from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He and his wife, Wendy, have one son and live in central Pennsylvania.