Shawn R. Hailey

Shawn Hailey

Founder of LineQuest
Tioga, Texas

Alumni Board Member: 2021 to present (served as Alumni Board President for 2021-2023)

Civic and Volunteer Activities:
McMurry Alumni Board of Directors – President
Permian Basin Running Club Board of Directors – Former President
Gardenale Community Association – Former Council Member
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Camp Quality USA
Damage Prevention Council of Texas
National Utility Locating Contractors Association
Lake Kiowa Anglers & Conservation Club
American Boer Goat Association

Shawn Hailey ‘07 is the co-founder/COO of LineQuest, LLC, a damage prevention company. Through its unique services, LineQuest minimizes the risk of line strikes, producing a safer work environment by using the most modern technology to provide quick, accurate service. In 2016, LineQuest became the first Texas-based company to receive national accreditation (NULCA) for its training program. That same year Hailey was presented the “Future Industry Leader” award, followed by LineQuest being named the Oilfield Services Company of the year in 2018, and the General Industry Service Award in 2019 at the Oil & Gas Awards in Houston. Most recently in 2021, Hailey was named to the Forbes Business Council.

Hailey earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from McMurry in 2008, and completed his Master of Education from Hardin-Simmons University in 2011. In 2018, he was inducted into the McMurry University Athletics Hall of Honor as a member of the 2008 Men’s Track & Field Team. He currently holds the McMurry athletic record for the most individual All-Conference honors achieving eight.