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Meet the Dallas 500: Timothy Dove

The Pioneer Natural Resources CEO has come a long way since throwing papers on doorsteps as a 10 year old.

Education:
The University of Chicago (MBA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS)

First Job:
“Throwing the Dallas Times Herald as a 10-year-old. Sunday mornings were grim.”

Greatest Inspiration:
“My father grew up on a tobacco farm in South Central Virginia with no running water or electricity, only to become a senior executive at Texas Instruments. How’s that for the American Dream?”

Toughest Challenge:
“Dealing with the six or seven boom/bust cycles in my 37 years in the oil business.”

Fun Fact:
“I once fell through the ice on skates—in Dallas.”

Car I Drive:
“Porsche 911 Carrera 4S”

How I Motivate Others:
“I choose self-motivated people and get out of their way.”

Who’d Play Me in a Biopic:
“My son, Brendan, of course.”

My Hobby or Passion:
“All the vices: golf, fishing, and hunting.”


This Q&A is extended content from the 2018 edition of the Dallas 500, a special publication produced by D CEO that profiles the region’s most influential business leaders. Visit www.dallas500.com for details.

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