Bill Ward, P.E.

President & CEO

The son of Ward Petroleum founder Lew Ward, Bill joined Ward in 1984, beginning as an engineer. He founded Gale Force Compression Services in 1989 and served as the company's president until its sale in 1995. Bill rejoined Ward Petroleum and became president and chief operating officer in 1996. He was named CEO in 2002. Bill graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1987 with an M.B.A. in finance and from the Colorado School of Mines in 1984 with a B.S. in petroleum engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Oklahoma.