Meet Our Team

The Conner Industries headquarters has been at the same location in Borger, Texas for over 60 years, serving the Texas Panhandle with quality industrial construction and metal fabrication capabilities. We also have a facility in Canadian, Texas that services the eastern panhandle and western Oklahoma areas. Conner Industries is founded on the core values of integrity, ethical business practices, and good honest effort. We value our relationships with our customers, our employees, and our community.

Ben Conner

President & Owner

Ben has been the president and owner since 1983. Ben grew up learning and working at the business with his father, before obtaining his degree in business finance from Southern Methodist University. He has a CDL and is fond of driving the company’s heavy haul trucks from time to time. He is also NCCO certified to operate the company’s hydraulic cranes and does so quite often. Ben derives strength from his faith and loves the family atmosphere at Conner Industries.

Clint McMinn

General Manager

Clint has over 25 years in management and has been a part of Conner Industries for the past ten years. Along with keeping up with the management team and all of our customers, Clint has a broad knowledge of the industry and enjoys serving as project superintendent in the field when the need arises.

Perry Rowell

Field Operations Manager

Perry has been in his position for the past nine years at Conner Industries and has over 25 years in construction management. Perry keeps close contact with our field supervisors, as well as our customers. He is especially involved with the planning and execution of turnarounds to ensure they run smoothly and on schedule.

Steve Schafer

Canadian Branch Manager

Steve has over 25 years management experience and has been running the Canadian branch since it was established in 2010. Steve manages crews out of Canadian and Pampa that travel all around the Texas panhandle, while also acting as superintendent on projects and keeping close contact with our customers.

Lauren Conner

Shop Operation Manager

Lauren graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, specializing in optimization and efficiency of operations. She manages the fabrication facility at the Borger location, including taking care of the ASME pressure vessels and repairs, and does our drawings, calculations, and AutoCAD layouts.

James Morton

Business Development

James has over 30 years of sales experience in his field. With his broad background, James is able to review and discuss any job opportunities with our customers and then make sure that they are well taken care of when a job commences.

Conner Industries

118 Bunton St. Borger, TX 79007