W. Byron Dunn


W. Byron Dunn began his career in OCTG and Line Pipe and his notable 32 years of service with Lone Star in 1975 as a sales trainee. He was promoted to Vice President, Sales in 1986, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing in 1991, and promoted to President and CEO in August of 1997, where he served until his retirement from the company in June 2007.

Mr. Dunn received a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Marketing from Texas Christian University (1975), and an Executive MBA from the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (1986). Mr. Dunn currently serves on the Board of Directors of Quicksilver Resources, Inc., a publicly traded (NYSE) natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company; as well as Enerflex, Ltd, a publically traded Calgary-based leading supplier of natural gas compression and oil and gas processing equipment. He has previously served on numerous industry association boards including the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA); American Petroleum Institute (API); National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA); Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association (PESA); and Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI).  Mr. Dunn presently serves on the IPAA finance and nominating committees, and serves on the Secretary of Energy’s National Petroleum Council as well as its finance committee.

Mr. Dunn is a past chairman of the Committee on Pipe and Tubing Imports (CPTI); past chairman and current board member of the Dallas Wildcat Committee; and past president and current member of the Dallas Petroleum Club.  He is a member of the Fort Worth Wildcatters, a board member of the TCU Energy Institute Board, and past chairman of the Dallas Board and Southwest Affiliate Board of the American Heart Association.  Mr. Dunn is also a board member of KidLinks, an oil and gas charity benefiting Children’s Hospital and Cook’s Children Hospital, and on the board of the Gene Stallings award benefitting the Rise School of Dallas.

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