Tim Dunn is the chairman of the board of directors of Empower Texans and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility.
He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1978 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Upon graduation Dunn worked at Exxon Production Research Company (1978-1980). He then went on to First City Bancorp (1980-1987) and served as Vice President, Engineer, and Manager of Oil & Gas Portfolios. He then became a founding general partner of Parker & Parsley Development (1987-1995), now known as Pioneer Natural Resources. He held multiple positions including Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dunn worked as a consultant for Arthur Anderson Business Consulting in 1996 and founded EnerQuest Resources, LLC that same year.
Currently, Dunn is chairman of EnerQuest Oil & Gas, Ltd., chairman & CEO of CrownQuest Operating, LLC, manager of Hexagon Interim Partnership, and a partner of Texas Land & Royalty.
He is also vice chairman of the board of directors at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Dunn and his wife have six children and four grandchildren.