Former CEO John Williams changed the face of downtown

Former CEO John Williams changed the face of downtown

As Williams celebrates 100 years in Tulsa, we look back on how John Williams, former CEO and nephew of the founders, changed the face of downtown. What started as Williams Brothers Company in 1918 over time evolved into the Williams Companies, with interests in energy, agricultural chemicals, fiber optic communications, mining and more. During his … Continue reading Former CEO John Williams changed the face of downtown

Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation

Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation

Joe Williams, visionary industry leader and conservationist, was the last member of the Williams family to head Williams Companies. Joe, the son of David Williams, one of the original co-founders of Williams, followed his cousin John Williams as CEO and served in that role from 1979 to 1994. Under Joe’s leadership from the company’s Tulsa … Continue reading Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation

2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

Employees and their families recently celebrated Williams’ centennial in Tulsa at the state-of-the art Gathering Place. The venue is fitting as Williams is one of over 80 donors who helped bring the central-park-like vision to life. Gathering Place is anchored by the Williams Lodge and entered by traveling on John Williams Way. Both tributes to … Continue reading 2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa