Brian D. Baird
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Mr. Baird serves as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary. His legal background is broad based with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, public markets and private equity, oilfield services, e-commerce and SaaS, manufacturing, commercial real estate, supply chain management, aviation law, and general corporate law.
Prior to joining Stallion, he served from 2005 until 2015 as Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Frank’s International N.V., an international oilfield services company specializing in the installation of tubulars for onshore and offshore drilling applications. Together with the company’s CFO, Mr. Baird led Frank’s International’s successful initial public offering in 2013.
From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Baird was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Pantellos Corporation, a Houston-based supply chain services and electronic marketplace company owned by 20 of the largest publically owned electric utility companies. Earlier in his career, he practiced with the law firms of Boyar & Miller from 1991 to 2000 and with Jenkens & Gilchrist from 1989 to 1991.
Mr. Baird received both his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1989 and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance in 1986 from the University of Texas.
In 2007, Mr. Baird was named Solo General Counsel of the Year by the Houston Business Journal. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Houston Chapter of the General Counsel Forum since 2010, served as the President of that organization in 2013, and served on the national Board of Directors from 2013 through 2015.