Alan S. Armstrong

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.

Alan S. Armstrong

Alan S. Armstrong

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.

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The Williams Cos., Inc.
Williams Partners GP LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Magellan Midstream Partners LP

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Former President-Midstream Gathering & Processing at The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Member, Management Board at Northwest Pipeline LLC

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Senior Vice President at Williams

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Director at Neighbor for Neighbor

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President & Chief Executive Officer at BOK Financial Corporation

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Director at The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Senior Vice President-Northeast G&P at Williams Partners LP

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Alan S. Armstrong
President & Chief Executive Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.
Bachelor's in Civil Engineering
Class of 1985

Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma just 20 mins. south of Oklahoma City. OU’s Norman undergraduate population is slightly more than 20,000, giving students a major university experience in a private college atmosphere. With three campuses in Oklahoma, OU also offers study abroad opportunities at several locations and OU campuses overseas.


The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.


The National Petroleum Council (NPC), a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee, was established by the Secretary of the Interior in 1946 at the request of President Harry S. Truman. In 1977, the U.S. Department of Energy was established and the NPC’s functions were transferred to the new Department. The purpose of the NPC is solely to advise, inform and make recommendations to the Secretary of Energy with respect to any matter relating to oil and natural gas, or to the oil and gas industries submitted to it or approved by the Secretary. The NPC does not concern itself with trade practices, nor does it engage in any of the usual trade association activities. The NPC is chartered by the Secretary of Energy, under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972.

Career History
Chairman-Energy Division

Tulsa Area United Way provides social services. It works to advance the common good by focusing on the three building blocks of a better quality of life - education, health/safety and financial stability. The company recruits people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - ?
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1986 - Prior

Williams Partners LP owns, operates and acquires a diversified portfolio of complementary energy assets. It is engaged in the business of gathering, transporting and processing natural gas and fractionating and storing natural gas liquids. The company operates its business through the following segments: Gas Pipeline and Midstream Gas and Liquids. The Gas Pipeline segment includes interstate natural gas pipelines and pipeline joint venture investments. The Midstream Gas and Liquids segment includes natural gas gathering, treating and processing business and is comprised of several wholly owned and partially owned subsidiaries. Williams Partners was founded in February 2005 and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

BOK Financial's overall growth objective is to increase long-term value by building on existing market leadership throughout the state of Oklahoma and expanding into high-growth metropolitan areas in the region. BOK Financial began its regional expansion with two small acquisitions in the Dallas area in 1997 and has grown average assets in Texas to nearly $5 billion. Today over half of BOK Financial's loans are attributed to markets outside of Oklahoma. One of BOK Financial's notable strengths is its diverse revenue streams. Noninterest revenue consistently represents more than 40% of total revenue. BOK Financial offers a broad range of financial products and services, including cash management services, mortgage banking, and brokerage and trading services to middle-market and small businesses, financial institutions and consumers. BOK Financial's vision is to provide sophisticated nationally competitive products with personal responsive client service. BOK Financial's balanced strategies have withstood varying economic cycles. By staying focused on core objectives which include investing in top talent, maintaining diverse revenue streams and expanding its presence in the region, BOK Financial has grown from a $2 billion Oklahoma bank to a $25 billion regional financial services company. BOK Financial's proven strategies create value for shareholders, clients, employees and communities

Inside Director
2011 - Current

The Williams Cos., Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company, which explores, produces, transports, sells and processes natural gas and petroleum products. It operates through three segments: Williams Partners; and Others. The Williams Partners segment includes gas pipeline and domestic midstream businesses. The gas pipeline business includes interstate natural gas pipelines and pipeline joint venture investments, and the midstream business provides natural gas gathering, treating and processing services; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing and transportation and deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation services. The Other segment comprises of corporate operations; olefins pipeline assets; and Canada assets. The company was founded by David Williams and Miller Williams in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

Chairman of the Board
2011 - 2011

WPX Energy specializes in producing natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil from non-conventional resources such as tight-sands and shale formations, as well as from coalbed methane reserves. We’re in the best natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil basins in the nation: the Piceance, the Marcellus and the Bakken. A top 10 natural gas producer in the U.S., WPX is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with operations and interests in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Wyoming, as well as Argentina and Colombia. In addition to our exploration and development activities, we also engage in natural gas sales and marketing. WPX Energy, previously a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams, became a separate, independent company as of year end 2011. After our first full year of operation, we are already a strong, mid-sized independent with the goal of becoming a super-independent in the next 10 years



Member, Board of Trustees

The University of Oklahoma Foundation is an independent not-for-profit corporation that encourages and supports charitable giving for the benefit of the University of Oklahoma. The Foundation acts as the principal organization through which charitable gifts are made and administered for the benefit of the University of Oklahoma. The sole reason for its existence is to serve the University of Oklahoma and the generous donors who support the University.


Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.

Member, the Oklahoma Commission on Cooperative Sovereignty
2020 - Current
Political Donations

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is the Republican Hill committee which works to elect Republicans to the United States House of Representatives. The NRCC was formed in 1866, when the Republican caucuses of the House and Senate formed a "Congressional Committee". It supports the election of Republicans to the House through direct financial contributions to candidates and Republican Party organizations; technical and research assistance to Republican candidates and Party organizations; voter registration, education and turnout programs; and other Party-building activities.

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Williams Partners LP (Inactive) purchases Williams Olefins LLC (Oklahoma) from The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Williams Partners LP (Inactive) purchases Williams Four Corners LLC

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Awards & Honors
Rank #135
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
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