Mr. Conway has over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and became the Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Energy Services in December 2012. Prior to joining Fortis, Mr. Conway served as Chief Operating Officer of Ward Williston Oil Company, a North Dakota based E&P and oilfield services company. He led the day to day operations of the business and was responsible for overseeing the strategic plan to grow the company within the Williston Basin of North Dakota and expand its holdings in Colorado and Michigan. In March 2011, Mr. Conway led the highly successful divesture of Ward Williston’s service division and in March 2012 all of Ward Williston’s producing and non-producing assets. He earned his degree from Minot State University and his MBA from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Conway is active in his professional and local community serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of Kirk in the Hills, a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and past member of the Board of Directors of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Mr. Conway continually supports both financially as well as offering his business acumen to help feed and educate children in Africa through Joint Aid Management, an African Relief Organization which he is a member of the board of directors. Mr. Conway has been honored by Crain’s Detroit as one of the 40 under 40, Business Watch Magazine as one of their 40 under 40, Platt’s Global Energy Award as a finalist for their Rising Star Award, Prairie Business for their 40 under 40 business award, DBusiness 30 in their Thirties, Oakland County’s Elite 40 Under 40 and a recipient of the ESGR’s Patriot Award.