Ward began his career with Bassler Energy Services in 2014, as the HSE Director. Ward brings with him 28 years of experience from both the manufacturing, and refining industries. He is a graduate of Rockdale High School, and has his A.A.S from Bastyr University in Behavioral Science. When not working, Ward serves as the Fire Chief for the City of Rockdale, Texas. He also enjoys spending quality family time with his wife Kathryne, and their three grown daughters.