Steven A. Webster is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 8 companies, among them: R&B Falcon Corp., Grey Wolf, Inc. and Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. and who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Presently, Mr. Webster holds the position of Chairman of Appalachian Midstream Partners LLC and Managing Partner at AEC Holdings LP.
He is also General Partner at Somerset Capital Partners LP and Managing General Partner at Cerrito Partners and on the board of 18 other companies.
In the past he was Chairman at Basic Energy Services, Inc., Chairman at Solitario Zinc Corp., Chairman at aPriori Capital Partners LP, Managing Partner at Avista Capital Holdings LP (he founded the company in 2010), Chairman at Crown Resources Corp. (he founded the company in 1988), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Falcon Drilling Co., Inc. (he founded the company in 1988), Chairman for Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (he founded the company in 1993), Chairman at Global Energy Partners LLC, Chairman at Summit Gas Resources, Inc., Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at R&B Falcon Corp. (he founded the company in 1988), Director at Grey Wolf, Inc., Independent Director at Hercules Offshore, Inc. and Director at Encore Bancshares, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.