Dinner Meeting


All TAPL General Membership Meetings and TAPL Board Meetings will be held at the Summit Club in 2010 - 2011.  Check-in and cocktails will be on the 31st floor in the Rennisance Room and dinner served on the 30th floor. 


 

All members should park in the Bank of America Parking Garage which is located in the lower floors of the Bank of America Building on the NE Corner of 6th and Boulder.   Have your parking ticket stamped during check-in to avoid being charged when you exit the parking garage.  Please contact a Board Member if you have any questions.
Speaker Bob Sullivan
Sullivan and Co. Biographical Information — Robert J. Sullivan, Jr.     BUSINESS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS 1975-2008 Owner, Sullivan and Company LLC, a 50-year old family owned independent oil and gas exploration and production company operating in several Mid-Continent states. Has successfully established significant oil and gas production in Oklahoma despite ...


Sullivan and Co.



Biographical Information — Robert J. Sullivan, Jr.


 


 






































BUSINESS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS



1975-2008



Owner, Sullivan and Company LLC, a 50-year old family owned independent oil and gas exploration and production company operating in several Mid-Continent states. Has successfully established significant oil and gas production in Oklahoma despite numerous industry economic booms and busts.



 



Founder, Chairman and CEO, Lumen Energy Corporation, a natural gas gathering company operating in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas. Lumen was sold in 2004 after 15 years of successful operations. Lumen built or acquired and enhanced 16 gathering gas systems and successfully created value for shareholders in all of the systems.



 



Founder and Manager, Unruh, Armstrong & Associates, a provider of 3-D seismic services to independent oil and gas companies. The Company was moved from Dallas to Tulsa in 1999. It continues to apply modern geophysical techniques in the search for new oil and gas reserves.


Unit Corporation (NYSE-UNT), Board of Directors since 2006.  Unit is engaged in oil and gas exploration, production, contract drilling and midstream gas activities.


 



 



1970-1975


The Williams Companies — Financial planning and administration, Tulsa corporate office. Responsible for planning and coordination between The Williams Companies as developer of the nine-square block Williams Center Project and City and County Government offices regarding street closures, permits, and financing of the $200 million project.


 


1969-1970


COMAC Company – Financial management consulting, Birmingham, Michigan. Financial analysis and administrative support for the venture capital company with concentrations in banking and real estate.



GOVERNMENT



Republican candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, 2006.


Appointed to Governor Frank Keating’s Cabinet as Secretary of Energy in March 2002; Continued under Governor Brad Henry through October 2003. Authored 25-Year Energy Strategy for the State of Oklahoma (the state had never before developed an energy strategy) with input from numerous industry, government, and academic leaders in the state.


Chairman of Board, Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, 2003-2005 – Instrumental in the original organization of OERB in 1994 and its growth in public education and environmental cleanup. Eight thousand environmental sites cleaned up with funds provided by oil and gas producers and mineral owners. No taxpayer dollars involved.


Board Member, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association  – 1979 – 2009; 2000 members (Member of the Year 2004)



 



 



CHARITABLE AND


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Chairman of Board, St. John Health System, Board Member, 23 years, and currently Chairman. Chaired numerous subsidiary boards and committees. Special concentration in strategic planning and investment management.


 


Catholic Charities, former Board Member and Treasurer, 18 years. Instrumental in establishing, financing and overseeing management of four separate residential projects aimed at homeless families, pregnant women and their newborn babies, women released from prison, and homeless AIDS patients. Solicited endowment backing for each of the four projects.


 


St. Joseph Residence, Board Member, 16 years. Residence aimed at AIDS and other critically ill people facing homelessness. Strongly involved in fundraising and board oversight.


 


Monte Cassino Endowment Trust, Trustee, 24 years. Responsible for management and investment decisions for $1.5 million Trust. Income directed to financially needy students for tuition.


 


SanMiguel School, Development Chairman (startup middle school for impoverished children). Responsible for planning and raising initial startup funds. After a successful  start-up year, San Miguel is in its sixth year of operations and is financially sound.


 


Past Chairman of the following School Boards:


CasciaHall Preparatory School— Established long-range plan for the school and a master plan for the 40-acre campus.


MonteCassino School— Oversaw numerous consultants and internally driven studies that led to change from a K-12 format to a preschool – eight format. Negotiated integration of all girls’ high school into Cascia Hall (then all boys).


Schoolof St. Mary— Led major review of overcrowded classroom problem and attendant financial stress. Mediated personnel disputes.


 


Woodland Bank — Joined the Board shortly after it was organized. Participated in successful new business solicitation and contributed to growth.


 


Brookside Bank — Active on four-person loan committee for five years prior to highly successful sale of the bank.


 


National Stripper Well Association — Board member, 2006 – present.


 


Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs — Board member, 2006 – present


 


Oklahomans for Lawsuit Reform — Board member, 2006 – present


 


Gatesway Foundation, former Board Member, five years. Active in fundraising for this organization that seeks to introduce developmentally disabled young adults back into society through productive places in the work force.


 


University of Notre Dame Alumni Association, Board Member, 4 years, President of Board, 2004-2005


 


Universityof NotreDame, Board of Trustees, 2003–2005


 


Universityof Notre Dame, Graduate School Advisory Council, Member, 1997–2004.


University of Notre Dame, Irish Studies Advisory Board, 2005 - 2008


Universityof NotreDame Exemplar Award, 1997



PERSONAL



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Full Description
Organizer Heather Blevins

When?

Mon, Nov. 8, 2010
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Where?

The Summit Club
15 W. 6th St.
Tulsa, OK 74119