Steven A. Webster is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 8 companies, including: R&B Falcon Corp., Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. and Grey Wolf, Inc. and who has been at the head of 9 different companies. Presently, he is Chairman of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (which he founded in 1993), Chairman of Appalachian Midstream Partners LLC and Managing Partner at AEC Holdings LP.
He is also Managing General Partner at Cerrito Partners and General Partner at Somerset Capital Partners LP and on the board of 19 other companies.
In the past he was Chairman of Solitario Zinc Corp., Chairman of Basic Energy Services, Inc., Chairman for aPriori Capital Partners LP, Managing Partner at Avista Capital Holdings LP (he founded the company in 2010), Chairman for Crown Resources Corp. (he founded the company in 1988), Chairman of Summit Gas Resources, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Falcon Drilling Co., Inc. (he founded the company in 1988), Chairman of Global Energy Partners LLC, Vice Chairman, President & CEO 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.