About Our Team
Ken founded Charter Pipe in 2009 after an extensive 41 years in the industry. As the founder of Charter Pipe, Ken Wilson has played a key role in our growth and success. He brings in depth industry knowledge from his tenure at Lone Star Steel, Vinson Supply, and Champions Pipe and Supply where he served as President for 11 years. Ken has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tulsa.
Chris Fisher serves as a partner at Charter Pipe. He brings over 21 years of industry related experience to Charter Pipe. Prior to becoming a partner at Charter Pipe, he worked with Champions Pipe for 9 years and ICO for 5 years. Not only does Chris have an extensive background with OCTG/Line Pipe sales, he also has 5 years of experience with OCTG inspection and Internal Coatings. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University.
Chris Clifton began in the OCTG side of the Oil & Gas industry in 2006. Prior to joining Charter, he served as President of Big Bear Casing Solutions (BBCS) until early 2016 when BBCS merged with Charter Pipe. Chris has an extensive OCTG mill background working for Lone Star Steel, US Steel, and TMK IPSCO respectively. Chris also has an in depth understanding of Premium and Semi-Premium connections from his 5 years with GB Tubulars. Chris’s knowledge of OCTG and Premium and Semi-Premium connections brings substantial value to Charter Pipe customers. Chris has a Bachelor of Business Administration from LeTourneau University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.