Dallas was born and raised on the coast of Maine in the town of Falmouth (Go Yachtsmen!). After graduating high school in 2003, he attended Virginia Tech, starting out as a chemistry major, before transferring to the Geosciences department. After graduating he drove out west to Billings, Montana to start work as a well site geologist starting in January 2008. In May 2012 Dallas took a position of Senior Field Geologist with Sunburst, and in February 2014 took a position of Senior Geologist. His experience includes wells in the Williston, Denver-Julesburg, and Powder River Basins, with laterals targeting the Middle Bakken, Three forks, Niobrara, Ratcliffe, Parkman, and Turner. In his free time Dallas can usually be found on the golf course, trying out some microbrews, and enjoying the outdoors with his lovely dog, Bel.