William K. Warren, Jr.
2001 Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, Warren American Oil Co.
Chairman, The William K. Warren Foundation
William K. Warren, Jr. graduated from Cascia Hall Preparatory School in 1952, and from the University of Notre Dame as President of the Senior Class with a bachelor’s degree in 1956. Bill and his wife, Suzanne, live in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with their youngest daughter, Dana, a senior at Cascia Hall, and their son, Andrew, a freshman at Notre Dame. Bill’s four older children are graduated from college and live in Tulsa and Dallas.
Mr. Warren is Chairman of the Board of The William K. Warren Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Warren American Oil Company. His varied business interests involve oil and gas exploration, production, real estate, and investments. He has owned and operated various cellular telephone businesses.
Mr. Warren has served on the Boards of The Williams Companies, Sooner Federal Savings and Loan, Bank One, Oklahoma, NA, Cascia Hall Preparatory School, and Southern Hills Country Club. Presently, he is a Trustee of Saint Francis Health System, which includes Saint Francis Hospital of Tulsa, Warren Clinic, Saint Francis Hospital of Broken Arrow, and Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital. He serves as President of the William K. Warren Medical Research Institute, and is Chairman of The William K. Warren Medical Research Center. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Laureate Building Corporation, and is President of Warren Charité. He serves on the advisory board of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa. He is a member of Augusta National Golf Club, Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa Tennis Club, La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club in La Jolla, California, and the Del Mar Turf Club in Del Mar, California.