ENERGY WORKFORCE - Key Persons


Bob Potter

Job Titles:
  • Chairman Emeritus

Bonnie Houston

Job Titles:
  • Chief Administrative Officer

Brian Groody

Job Titles:
  • Vice President - OFS North America

Bruce Miller

Job Titles:
  • VP, Director of Government & Industry Affairs

Celine Gerson

Job Titles:
  • Group Director, Americas - President

Chuck Chauviere

Job Titles:
  • President, Pressure Control Systems

Cole Wardell

Job Titles:
  • Oil & Gas Sales Manager, Warren CAT, Is a Member of the Emerging.
Cole Wardell, Oil & Gas Sales Manager, Warren CAT, is a member of the Emerging...

Corry Schiermeyer

Job Titles:
  • Senior Director Communications

Craig Lange

Job Titles:
  • Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Energy & Transportation / Caterpillar, Inc.

Daniel Hindes

Job Titles:
  • Vice President - Well Servicing

Dave Warnick - Founder

Job Titles:
  • Founder

David A. Paradis - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CEO

David de Roode - EVP

Job Titles:
  • Executive Vice President
  • Partner

Deidre Kohlrus

Job Titles:
  • Director Government Affairs

Doug Orr

Job Titles:
  • Partner

Eddie Bowman

Job Titles:
  • Events Specialist

Edward Bayhi - CFO

Job Titles:
  • CFO

Erica Baird

Job Titles:
  • President - Industrial Segment

Gabriel Rio - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Gary Hauck

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Marketing, Communications, Business Development and Innovation

Gay Wathen

Job Titles:
  • Vice President - Mobile Rigs / NOV Inc.

J. Wayne Richards - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Jack Renshaw - President

Job Titles:
  • President

James McDonald

Job Titles:
  • President, Americas Land

James Prince

Job Titles:
  • Vice President - Legal Sustainability

January McKee - President

Job Titles:
  • President

Jeff Boettiger

Job Titles:
  • Business Development

Jill Massonne

Job Titles:
  • Director, Global off - Highway / Sales

Jim Wicklund - Founder

Job Titles:
  • Founder

John Shanahan

Job Titles:
  • General Manager

Joyce Ryel

Job Titles:
  • VP of HSEQ

Juanita Rains

Job Titles:
  • Vice President Finance

Justin Bliffen - CEO, Founder

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • Founder

Katherine Hargis

Job Titles:
  • SVP, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Secretary

Kevin Crowley

Job Titles:
  • Director

Kyle O'Neill - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

KYLE RAMACHANDRAN - CFO, President

Job Titles:
  • CFO
  • President

Laura Schilling

Job Titles:
  • SVP Surface Western Hemisphere

Leroy Law - President

Job Titles:
  • President

Leslie Beyer - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council
Leslie Beyer is CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council in Houston, Texas, the global energy technology and services association representing over 600,000 jobs in the energy workforce. She is a leading industry advocate in a variety of areas including global energy market, energy workforce impacts, supply chain, regulatory environment, energy expansion, ESG best practices and DEI in the energy sector. Highlights of Ms. Beyer's career include 15 years in Washington, D.C. serving in policy and public affairs roles in the U.S. Senate, multiple presidential campaigns, The White House Executive Office of the President, U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After government service, Ms. Beyer began a career in advocacy as Director, Member and Board Relations with the National Association of Manufacturers, collaborating with member companies on targeted priority legislative issues and lobbying efforts, primarily in the energy industry. She is an Independent Director on the Board of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. serving as Compensation Committee Chair, and the Audit and ESG Committees. She also serves on the Veriten Strategic Advisory Board, Advisory Board of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Energy Center and Editorial Advisory Board of World Oil. Leslie was named to Hart Energy's Top 25 Women in Energy in 2021, Energy Transition Economist 100 Women of the Energy Transition in 2021, and Houston Business Journal's Most Admired CEOs in 2022. She holds a BA in Latin American Studies and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin.

Lucas Gjovig - President

Job Titles:
  • President

Maria Suarez-Simmons

Job Titles:
  • Director Government Affairs

Mark Reed

Job Titles:
  • General Sales Manager Exploration

Marshall Dodson - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Matt Armstrong

Job Titles:
  • Vice President Global Government & Regulatory Affairs

Matt Hooker - COO

Job Titles:
  • COO

Megan Oberly

Job Titles:
  • Vice President - Solutions Marketing

Melissa Cougle - CFO

Job Titles:
  • CFO

Michael Reeves - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Molly Determan - COO

Job Titles:
  • COO
  • COO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council
As COO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, Determan is a partner in the development and management of the association's strategy and activities to promote the energy services and technology sector of the oil and gas industry. In addition to overseeing daily operations, Determan works directly with Energy Workforce leadership to execute the Council's engagement and growth strategy. Since 2013, Determan has led the Council's communications efforts, including rebranding the association. Additionally, she oversees Council Committees, including those focused on leadership development, best practice sharing and benchmarking, as well as the acclaimed Foreign Service Officer Training Program. Prior to joining the Council, Determan provided private PR consulting services across multiple industries and held senior positions with the Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama. In these roles, Determan won regional and national awards for publications and marketing campaigns. Determan has bachelor's degrees in Journalism and German from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Determan serves on the IPAA/Energy Workforce Education Advisory Board and Hart Energy's D&I Advisory Committee. She is a member of Rotary International and led a vocational exchange team to Portugal in 2012. She was named an E&P Magazine "40 Under Forty" honoree in 2021.

Neal Lux - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Paul Coppinger

Job Titles:
  • Chairman Emeritus

Peggy Helfert

Job Titles:
  • Vice President Programs & Events
Leslie Beyer is CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council in Houston, Texas, the global energy technology and services association representing over 600,000 jobs in the energy workforce. She is a leading industry advocate in a variety of areas including global energy market, energy workforce impacts, supply chain, regulatory environment, energy expansion, ESG best practices and DEI in the energy sector. Highlights of Ms. Beyer's career include 15 years in Washington, D.C. serving in policy and public affairs roles in the U.S. Senate, multiple presidential campaigns, The White House Executive Office of the President, U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After government service, Ms. Beyer began a career in advocacy as Director, Member and Board Relations with the National Association of Manufacturers, collaborating with member companies on targeted priority legislative issues and lobbying efforts, primarily in the energy industry. She is an Independent Director on the Board of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. serving as Compensation Committee Chair, and the Audit and ESG Committees. She also serves on the Veriten Strategic Advisory Board, Advisory Board of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Energy Center and Editorial Advisory Board of World Oil. Leslie was named to Hart Energy's Top 25 Women in Energy in 2021, Energy Transition Economist 100 Women of the Energy Transition in 2021, and Houston Business Journal's Most Admired CEOs in 2022. She holds a BA in Latin American Studies and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin.

Robert Drummond - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Rod Larson - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Roni Ashley

Job Titles:
  • Director Operations

S. Soma Somasundaram - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

SANJIV SHAH

Job Titles:
  • Managing Director, Global Co - Head of Energy & Power Investment Banking

Scott Livingston

Job Titles:
  • President Intervention & Stimulation Equipment

Stephanie Fuqua

Job Titles:
  • Director Marketing

Susan Dudley

Job Titles:
  • Administrative Assistant

Tim Tarpley

Job Titles:
  • SVP Government Affairs & Counsel
Tim Tarpley oversees Energy Workforce's Policy, Government Affairs, International Trade Policy, Environmental Policy, Mexico Task Force and Legal committees developing and implementing an integrated strategic plan to advance Energy Workforce's policy positions; broaden awareness of its programs and priorities, and increase the visibility of its positions across key stakeholder audiences. Tarpley most recently served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) and began his legislative career as an aide to Congressman Thornberry (R-TX). As a lynchpin of Congressman Poe's staff for more than nine years, Tim worked on permitting the Keystone pipeline and ending the crude oil export ban. Tarpley holds a juris doctor from Creighton University School of Law and a master of laws from American University Washington College of Law.

Todd Ennenga

Job Titles:
  • Director of Government Affairs

Tracie Reed - President

Job Titles:
  • President

Tyler Voth

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Sales, a & W Energy, Is a Member of the Emerging Executives
Tyler Voth, Vice President of Sales, A&W Energy, is a member of the Emerging Executives...

Warren Zemlak - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • President

Williston Basin Chapter - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman