- President & CEO ONE Gas
- Immediate Past Chair American Gas Association (AGA)
Pierce Norton became president and chief executive officer of ONE Gas and a member of the ONE Gas Board of Directors when ONEOK separated its natural gas distribution business in January 2014.
He began his natural gas career with Delhi Gas Pipeline, a subsidiary of Texas Oil and Gas Corporation. He later worked for American Oil and Gas, KN Energy and Bear Paw Energy. Prior to ONE Gas becoming a stand-alone publicly traded company from ONEOK Inc., he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners.
Norton chaired the American Gas Association’s board of directors in 2017. He also serves on the boards of Tulsa Community College Foundation, Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, and Tulsa Community Foundation.
An Alabama native, Norton earned a Bachelor Degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1982 from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. In 2016 he was named a Distinguished Engineering Fellow by The University of Alabama College of Engineering. He also is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.