Steven A. Webster is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 8 companies, which include: R&B Falcon Corp., Grey Wolf, Inc. and Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. and who has been the head of 8 different companies. Presently, he is Advisor at Altitude Ventures and Managing Partner at AEC Holdings LP. Mr. Webster is also General Partner of Somerset Capital Partners LP, Managing General Partner at Cerrito Partners and Managing Partner at Gow Media LLC and on the board of 19 other companies.
He previously was Chairman for Basic Energy Services, Inc., Chairman for 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 of Falcon Drilling Co., Inc. (he founded the company in 1988), Chairman at Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (he founded the company in 1993), Chairman for Global Energy Partners LLC, Chairman for 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.
Mr. Webster received an undergraduate degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.