D CEO: The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Ft. Worth 2017

January 1, 2017

Despite growing up wealthy in New Mexico, George Yates learned early on from his dad that he would have to work hard and take chances. He lives that philosophy today, steering Heyco’s exploration initiatives both near (East Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming) and far (Spain, France, and England).
Education: University of Texas at Austin (BBA)
Future Challenges: “Citizens letting government and politicians think for them rather than exercising judgement and skepticism. We have failed to educate a generation in history, civics and science.”
Fun Fact: “I never expected to make a career in the oil industry. I really wanted to be a college professor or author. Having confessed that, I can’t imagine doing anything else.”
Beverages of Choice: “Diet Dr Pepper and Lagavulin single-malt”
Hobby/Passion: “Fly fishing”

Despite growing up wealthy in New Mexico, George Yates learned early on from his dad that he would have to work hard and take chances. He lives that philosophy today, steering Heyco’s exploration initiatives both near (East Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming) and far (Spain, France, and England).

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Contact:
Lauren Yates
lauren@thinkwellconsulting.com
703.593.3184