Steve T. Benson, SR/WA

sbenson@ufsrw.com
P.O. Box 35666
Tulsa, OK 74153
Office: (918) 494-7600

As President of Universal Field Services, Steve is responsible for corporate management of the firm which includes daily operations, client relations, corporate project oversight and business development of projects across the nation.

Steve began his career with Universal in 1989. He is experienced in all phases of the Right of Way Industry including but not limited to: cost estimates, appraisal, appraisal review, acquisition, relocation assistance, property management, condemnation and project management on numerous projects.

Prior to joining Universal, Steve spent seven years with an international site location analysis firm where he was responsible for budgeting, forecasting, personnel training and development of procedures for the company's survey department.

Steve has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University and holds the SR/WA designation with the International Right of Way Association (IRWA). Steve has been involved in the IRWA since 1989, held Chapter Officer's roles from 1999-2003 and was a member of the International Nominations and Elections Committee from 2002-2009 including serving as Vice-Chair and Chair. In 2011, Steve was named the Professional of the Year for IRWA Chapter 33.