About Our Team

Ken Wilson

FOUNDER

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

PRESIDENT

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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.

Scott Smith

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Scott joined Charter Pipe in early 2017 as Operations Manager where he is responsible for Operations and Supply Chain Management of our customers. Scott has a long history of Accounting and Account Management under his belt. Before making the move to Charter, Scott spent just over 11 years with Pyramid Tubular Products in Accounting then moving to Inside Sales. Scott is also a veteran of our United States Navy where he was an Operations Specialist. Scott is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Accounting and Finance.

Eric Bosch

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Eric started at Charter Pipe in 2019 as Sales Representative for Houston and Central/South Texas. Eric brings a long line of OCTG and connection sales experience to Charter. Eric started his 7+ year long career at Atlas Tubular/Republic Tube where he focused on OCTG and specialty connections sales. Eric is a graduate of University of Texas at San Antonio in Business and Communications.

Ross Walker

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Ross came to Charter Pipe in 2018 as Sales Representative for Houston and North Texas. Ross began his OCTG career at NOV Tuboscope 12 years ago specializing in drilling fluids then into OCTG inspection and Corrosion Control. Ross is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Business Management and Marketing.

Keith Prater

MID-CON SALES MANAGER

Keith joined Charter Pipe in 2019 as Mid-Con Sales Manager focused primarily on customers headquartered in Oklahoma. Prior to joining Charter Pipe, Keith spent 14 years at Washita Valley Enterprises where he held several positions throughout his tenure ranging from inspection, shipping and receiving, yard management and sales.

Molly Farmen

CONTROLLER

Molly joined Charter Pipe in early 2017 as Controller where she is responsible for accounting, bookkeeping, invoicing, financial reporting, and receivables/payables. Prior to Charter Pipe, Molly worked for Trigon Tubulars for just over 11 years and was responsible for bookkeeping, accounting, invoicing, and receivables/payables. Molly is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Mathematics.