Texas Oil & Gas Forum 2020 Distinguished Speakers Include

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Thomas Orr

Vice President, Business Development, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
Houston, TX

Thom Orr is a communicative Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 37 years of success spanning construction, oil & gas, engineering, and education/training. Leveraging extensive experience in innovative leadership for global organizations, he is a valuable asset for growth-oriented construction, oil & gas, or engineering companies requiring expert assistance with new business development, change management, business turnaround, sales management, market competitiveness, or scaling. His broad areas of expertise include international business, business development, business best practice, team leadership, team building, networks & connections, strategic planning, negotiations, project planning, internal controls, project management, operations management, and public speaking.

Throughout his executive career, Thomas has held leadership positions with organizations including Consolidated Construction Company, Jacobs, McDermott, CB&I and Fluor. Thomas was recruited to his current role as Director, Business Development with Consolidated International Construction Company to serve as the company representative in the United States. During his tenure with Jacobs Engineering as VP, Business Development, Thom was based in the Middle East and oversaw significant growth of this division. The success of his service in this role was founded on Thom’s ability to formulate strategic decisions and conduct business negotiations with a flexible approach.

Thom attained his BBA in Marketing and Economics from Texas State University. He completed the Executive Development Program in International Business at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Thom serves as a Professor at the University of Houston where he teaches Senior Construction Management students on the topic of Proposals. He is a confident public speaker and has frequently delivered presentations at industry conferences.