James Walter Duncan IV (Walt) joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Oklahoma City Branch Board of Directors in 2019.
Mr. Duncan is president of Duncan Oil Properties Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was previously employed by the company as a landman from 1989-1991 and has been the acting chief executive officer since 1995.
Mr. Duncan is a board member of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and has served as the chair of the Technology Transfer Committee and currently serves as the chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. He currently serves on the board of the Oklahoma Energy Alliance and is the former chapter chair of YPO Gold of Oklahoma City. He has previously served on the boards of the Allied Arts, YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, Petroleum Club, Calm Waters, and the Citizens League of Central Oklahoma and is the former chair of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. He currently is serving as the Energy Division chair for the United Way Capital Campaign.
Mr. Duncan obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in philosophy from DePauw University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.