Domenic J. Dell’Osso, Jr. was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2021. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since November 2010. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Chesapeake’s wholly owned midstream subsidiary Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P. from August 2008 to November 2010.
Before joining Chesapeake, Mr. Dell’Osso was an energy investment banker with Jefferies & Co. from 2006 to 2008 and Banc of America Securities from 2004 to
2006. He graduated from Boston College in 1998 and from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003.
Chair of the Day
Chip Carter is the President and CEO of Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School, a rigorous private college preparatory high school for families of limited economic means. In its fourth year with 260 students in grades 9-12, Cristo Rey OKC integrates a Corporate Work Study Program with local business that prepares graduates to succeed in college and in life. It is the 33rd school in a national network of 38 schools and is currently located on the campus of OSU-OKC.
Chip has had a varied professional career spanning multiple industries over the past 25-plus years. A veteran of dozens of political campaigns, Chip served on Steve Forbes’ 1996 presidential campaign and was the campaign manager for Oklahoma’s successful Right to Work campaign in 2001. He then moved into real estate development, focusing on the aerospace industry, and later worked in investor relations and public relations.
Chip is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a member of the Economic Club of Oklahoma, a member of Rotary Club 29, a member of the Board of Advisors for both the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the South Oklahoma City Chamber, and is a past President of the Downtown Club of Oklahoma City. He earned his BA in Philosophy from Kenyon College in 1991.
Chip is married to Lori Carter, Deputy First Assistant Attorney General, and they have two children in college and another in high school. He is active at Christ the King Catholic Church, and he enjoys watching his children play sports, going pheasant hunting, and discussing politics.