Laflin is a senior level executive with over 30 years in investments, energy, manufacturing, services, and international consulting experience. His skills include executive management, finance, strategy, leadership, private equity, start-ups, and turnarounds. Board skills include strategy, governance, compensation, risk management and compliance. Laflin completed MBA from Harvard Business School and BS in Petroleum Engineering from University of Tulsa. He is the chair for HBS Houston Alumni Angel Network.