Oneok, Inc. and Oneok Partners, L.P. announced today that Curtis L. Dinan, 39, has been named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of both organizations, effective Jan. 1, 2007. Dinan was previously senior vice president and chief accounting officer for Oneok.
Dinan will report to John W. Gibson who becomes chief executive officer for Oneok and Oneok Partners on Jan. 1, 2007, succeeding David Kyle who becomes chairman of both entities until his retirement Jan. 1, 2008. Dinan succeeds James C. Kneale who will become president and chief operating officer of Oneok, also on Jan. 1, 2007.
“Curtis has the financial experience, business acumen and leadership abilities to assume this important position,” Gibson stated. “We look forward to his joining the executive management team.”
Before joining Oneok in February 2004, Dinan was an audit partner for both Arthur Andersen LLP and Grant Thornton LLP. Dinan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Oklahoma Society of CPAs and is an advisory board member for the Breech School of Business at Drury University. He is also a past president, treasurer and director of Tulsa Court Appointed Special Advocates, a graduate and past treasurer and director of Leadership Tulsa and past treasurer and director of the Child Abuse Network. He is currently participating in the 20th class of Leadership Oklahoma.
A Missouri native, Dinan earned accounting and business administration degrees from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., in 1989.