Co-CEO & Finance & Business Development

Clay Y. Smith, PE

Ironwood Midstream's founder has over 25 years of midstream experience including operations, engineering, environmental and commercial development.


  • Previously Clay served as a Partner in Wildcat Midstream, a 40 mile crude oil gathering system in West Texas that was later sold to JP Energy.
  • Prior to that he served as Partner in TexStar Midstream where he was responsible for the development, design, engineering and construction of natural gas gathering, treating, and processing assets.
  • Clay has held positions with Regency Energy Partners (Vice President), KN Energy (Director) and Delhi Gas Pipeline.
  • B.S., Geology, University of Oklahoma
    M.S., Engineering and Applied Science, Southern Methodist University