Diamondback Energy, Inc. and Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. announced the opening of Sprouts Energy Learning Center, an employee-exclusive childcare center in Midland, Texas. Sprouts Energy provides high-quality early education for the children of Diamondback and Endeavor employees.
The two energy leaders hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the center’s opening for employees and families. To celebrate the partnership’s success, Diamondback CEO Travis Stice and Endeavor CEO Lance Robertson joined the ceremony, along with members of both senior leadership teams.
“Opening Sprouts Energy illustrates our commitment to the families and parents in our diverse workforce. This initiative provides a valuable resource to support our employees as they balance work and care for their families. We are delighted to open this center in Midland, a place we proudly call our home and headquarters,” stated Travis Stice, CEO of Diamondback Energy.
Cairy Phillips, Endeavor Energy Resources VP of Human Resources, remarked, “Dedication, perseverance, teamwork, and an amazing partnership have brought us to this exciting day. This shared vision between Endeavor and Diamondback has been four years in the making. From creating a joint-venture company to securing third parties to support the center’s operations, we were committed to making this vision a reality. We are delighted to offer premier, accessible, and available childcare for our families, a benefit that reaffirms our employee- and family-centered company cultures.”
“Diamondback and Endeavor’s great relationship was key to the successful launch of Sprouts Energy. We are grateful for the heavy lifting by our Administration, Human Resources, and Legal teams, as well as the many others who played a part in bringing the center to life and making this dream a reality,” said Stice.
Sprouts Energy Learning Center joins a long list of exceptional benefits for Diamondback and Endeavor employees, including competitive pay, comprehensive health and wellness plans, employee housing, 401(k) match, paid time off, flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement, and impactful community involvement opportunities.
Operated by Bright Horizons, Sprouts Energy Learning Center serves a capacity of 108 children, aged infant to Pre-K, with full- and part-time care available. The center features a Discovery Driven Learning™ approach to inspire curiosity, health and safety policies backed by experts, and educator-created curriculum to support school readiness.
“Bright Horizons is pleased to provide high-quality childcare to Diamondback and Endeavor families,” said Elizabeth Atkinson, Sprouts Energy Learning Center Director. “Our programs are geared to ensure children have the language, math, science, and social skills they need for elementary school. We also assist parents in incorporating learning experiences for their children at home.”
Sprouts Energy Learning Center is anticipated to officially open for employees in October 2022. To learn more, visit www.brighthorizons.com/sproutsenergy.