Brian Hlavinka is a proven innovator and leader in the energy space, focusing on business development as Director of Corporate Strategic Development at Williams. Hlavinka is currently heading the start-up of a Renewable Energy business within Williams, leading a team to originate new businesses to support Williams’ operations and ensure a sustainable, clean energy future. Hlavinka graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston. Prior to his role at Williams, Hlavinka served in various roles at Cheniere Energy, Audubon Engineering, and DCP Midstream ranging from project engineering to project management and commercial development. A native Houstonian, Hlavinka and his family moved to Tulsa in March 2020. In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife, Kylie, and their two young children Juliet and William. Hlavinka enjoys playing golf and maintains an interest in technology and video games. As a family, the Hlavinka’s enjoy being in the water – whether we are at the beach, pool, or lake – as long as the sun is shining, we will be swimming!