Mr. Conway has over 26 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and became the Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Energy Services in December 2012. Mr. Conway’s leadership abilities have enabled him to drive Fortis to success through a corporate structure led by an expert management team with vast experience in the oil and gas industry. As CEO, Mr. Conway set Safety as a primary core value, along with a strong commitment to community outreach and a dedication to American veterans. He attributes much of the company success to the quality of his people, top-notch equipment and a strong corporate work ethic across the company.
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 divestiture of Ward Williston’s oilfield service division and in March 2012 all of Ward Williston’s producing and non-producing assets.
Mr. Conway is active in his professional and local community serving as an elder and former 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, and Top 100 Executives in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Conway earned his degree from Minot State University and his MBA from the University of Michigan.