Propflow Announces David Ward as New Chief Executive Officer

Ward joins PropFlow co-founders Britt Mitchell and Chris Martin

ODESSA, TEXAS – Odessa-based PropFlow, LLC announced today that David Ward has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Ward is responsible for continuing to build out and lead PropFlow’s growing operations as the company provides innovative, patented technology, designed to eliminate debris from proppant at the wellsite, to producers in the Permian Basin and other oil and gas producing regions.

A seasoned executive leader offering nearly 20 years of progressive experience in sales, people management, total supply chain, fleet management, warehousing, distribution, and software integration, Ward has the proven ability to build and cultivate high performing, cross functional teams. Ward most recently served for six years as President and Chief Executive officer of Fortier, Inc, providing executive leadership for the $55 million convenience store and food equipment distribution company. He has also served in leadership roles for Nexeo Solutions, LLC, Southwestern Energy Company, All Star Recycling, LLC, and ABF Freight System, Inc.

Ward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing management from The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

“We are at a pivotal point in our growth journey and are excited to add Dave to our leadership team”, said Britt Mitchell, PropFlow co-founder. “Our experience and wide understanding of frac sand and oilfield operations has driven us to challenge the status quo in a space that has seen minimal innovation impacting efficiency or costs. I am confident that Dave’s leadership ability and growth mindset will be a key component as PropFlow continues to build on its successful track record serving oil and natural gas producers in some of the most active producing basins in the country.”

PropFlow’s innovative technology, designed to eliminate debris from proppant at the wellsite, improves delivery logistics, reduces frac equipment maintenance costs and downtown, and minimizes the total proppant cost to the end user. Additionally, PropFlow’s debris removal technology offers a viable path to reduce carbon emissions through the use of wet sand by providing an innovative, reliable, and easy-to-integrate frac location proppant handling system. To learn more, visit


About PropFlow, LLC
PropFlow’s innovative and patented technology is designed to eliminate debris from proppant at the wellsite. The company’s mission is to improve proppant delivery, reduce frac equipment maintenance costs and downtown, minimize the total proppant cost to the end user, and offer customers a viable path to reduce carbon emissions. With a company headquarters in Little Rock, Arkansas and all operations based in Odessa, Texas, PropFlow was founded in 2021 by Britt Mitchell and Chris Martin. For more information, please visit our website:

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