North Whipple is Founder and CEO of Circle 9 Resources, Bison Oilfield Services and Bison Energy Services in Oklahoma City. In 2013, he founded Circle 9, a private oil and gas company focused on the acquisition and development of conventional oil and gas properties in central Oklahoma. Additionally, in 2015 and 2017, he began Bison Oilfield Services and Bison Energy Services, which offer a variety of solutions across the energy sector with a particular focus on water infrastructure, logistics and midstream services.

Prior to starting Circle 9 and Bison, he served as the Director of Finance and Investor Relations for PostRock Energy, an Oklahoma City-based natural gas company, and as an Analyst for Berenson & Co., a New York City-based boutique investment bank. North is a Chicago-native and received his Bachelor Degree from Brown University.