About Us

Our Company and Commitment

Foster Stone is a full-service distributor of steel pipe products used in the global energy and construction markets. Our broad array of competitively priced products and services is customer and market responsive, providing the flexibility to compete in the marketplace. We offer a full menu of steel pipe options, pipeline products and construction services. We can access and service virtually all the major stages of the midstream cycle from delivery of pipeline products to the project management of construction sites.

To the people involved with Foster Stone, our customers, vendors, employees, and shareholders - we are committed to set the standard in the industry. We are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of our products and services to every one of our customers. Our goal is to be a valued partner to all, presently and for many years to come.

Management Team

Wesley Solansky

President & Founder

Wesley founded FSI with the vision of providing first class steel pipe products to the global energy and construction markets. He is responsible for spearheading all areas of our business, focusing his time on developing our strategy, identifying areas of future expansion, and making certain that we have the resources and capital to implement our business strategy. He brings over 22 years of experience in the steel pipe market. Mr. Solansky is raised in Midland, Texas with strong family roots in West Texas. He is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, and currently resides in Houston, Texas with his son.

Joey Schlaffer

Vice President of Business Development

Joey joined FSI in 2019, where he will lead business development initiatives and spearhead the company’s strategic growth. Prior to joining FSI, Mr. Schlaffer worked with various distributors of carbon steel flat-rolled products and specialty applications. He brings over 10 years of experience in the steel tubing market, working with a multitude of businesses in different sectors of the oil & gas industry. He was raised in Midland, Texas and maintains strong family ties to the Permian Basin. He is a graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas with a BA in Communications and Business. He currently resides in Houston, Texas with his wife and two children.

Jana Runyan

Operations Manager

Jana brings up to 10 years of steel and pipe industry experience within operations and logistics.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • NASPD, Board Member
  • Pipeliners Association of Houston
  • Pipe, Valve & Fitting Roundtable
  • Pile Driving Contractors Association
  • Petroleum Club of Houston
  • Young Professionals of Midland, Founder

Industry Certifications

  • NASPD – Steel Pipe Distribution Training Program – Engineering - RCEP
  • NASPD – OCTG Specialty Education Course
  • NASPD – Steel Pipe Certification Program
  • Trinity Products, ESAB and Steel Dynamics Steel Continuing Education Course