TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unit Corporation (NYSE: UNT) today announced that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized J. Michael Adcock, Chairman of the Board of Unit Corporation, as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. NACD Fellows, who earn NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®— stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom.
As the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals, NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers Fellows with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices—year after year. Mr. Adcock joins Carla Mashinski as the second Unit Corporation board member to be credentialed as an NACD Fellow.
Mr. Adcock was elected the Chairman of the Board of Unit Corporation effective December 31, 2016. He has been a licensed attorney since 1974, and has served since 1997 as co-trustee of the Don Bodard Trust, a private business trust dealing in real estate, oil and natural gas investments, and other equity investments. Mr. Adcock also is, and for more than five years has been, Chairman of the Board of the privately-owned Bank in Shawnee, Oklahoma, as well as a member of the Board of the nonprofit Avedis Foundation (successor to Community Health Partners, Inc.), for which he has served as Chairman of the Board since 2015. Mr. Adcock has been a co-owner of Central Disposal, LLC, a solid waste management company with operations in central Oklahoma since 2009, and was elected as Chairman of the Board in 2014.
Unit Corporation is a Tulsa-based, publicly held energy company engaged through its subsidiaries in oil and natural gas exploration, production, contract drilling and natural gas gathering and processing. Unit’s Common Stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UNT. For more information about Unit Corporation, visit its website at http://www.unitcorp.com.