Walter S. Hulse III


Walter S. Hulse III is chief financial officer, treasurer and executive vice president, strategic planning and corporate affairs of ONEOK, responsible for corporate planning and development, market analysis, investor relations, corporate communications, community investments and public affairs.

Previously, Hulse served as executive vice president, strategic planning and corporate affairs, of ONEOK. Hulse joined ONEOK from Spinnaker Strategic Advisory Services, LLC, which provided consulting services to mid-cap and large-cap publicly traded companies, including the review of merger and/or acquisition opportunities, debt and equity markets, corporate restructuring and potential divestitures. Hulse served as a consultant to ONEOK for many years, including during the separation of the company’s natural gas distribution business into the stand-alone publicly traded company, ONE Gas.

Previously, Hulse was vice chairman of the Investment Banking Department, managing director and head of the business development group at UBS Investment Bank. Prior to that, he was head of the Global Utility Group at UBS Investment Bank. Before joining UBS through its merger with PaineWebber Incorporated, Hulse held various roles at Paine Webber and J.P. Morgan.

Hulse graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in economics.