Board of Directors

  • Ernie Danner

    Ernie Danner

    Chairman of the Board

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    Mr. Danner has served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since the consummation of the merger of Beckman Production Services, Inc. with and into the Company on February 28, 2017. From 1998 until his retirement in October 2011, Mr. Danner was employed by Universal Compression Holdings, Inc., which became Exterran Holdings, Inc. following a merger with Hanover Compressor Company in August 2007.

    Mr. Danner joined Universal Compression Holdings in 1998 as its Chief Financial Officer and served in various positions of increasing responsibility, including as Chief Operating Officer from July 2006 through August 2007. From August 2007 to October 2011, Mr. Danner served as a director of Exterran Holdings and of Exterran GP, LLC, and beginning in July 2009, he also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of both companies.

    Mr. Danner served as a director at Copano Energy, L.L.C. from 2004 to 2013. Mr. Danner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in Accounting from Rice University. In 2011, Mr. Danner joined Beckman Production Services, Inc., which, prior to the merger of Beckman with and into the Company, operated as a well services company, where he served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman until the merger of the Company in February 2017.

  • Ann G. Fox

    Ann G. Fox

    President, Chief Executive Officer

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    Ms. Fox has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Director of the Company since July 2015, and from February 2013 to July 2015, Ms. Fox served the Company as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Strategic Development.

    In addition, Ms. Fox served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company from September 2017 to December 2017 and previously served in such capacity from July 2015 through April 2017. From December 2008 to February 2013, Ms. Fox served in various positions with SCF Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in the energy services industry. Ms. Fox became a Managing Director of SCF Partners in December 2012.

    Prior to joining SCF Partners, Ms. Fox served in the United States Marine Corps. During her service, Ms. Fox worked with a small team embedded in the South of Iraq in order to ensure Iraqi Security Force combat operations were consistent with the application of US counterinsurgency tactics. Ms. Fox has also served as an Investment Banking Analyst for both Prudential Securities and Warburg Dillon Read in New York.

    Ms. Fox holds a Bachelor of Science in Diplomacy and Security in World Affairs from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and is currently a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, Devon Energy Board and Groton School Board.

  • David Baldwin

    David Baldwin

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    Mr. Baldwin has served as a Director of the Company since February 28, 2017, and served on Beckman Production Services, Inc.’s board of directors prior to its merger with and into the Company on that date. Mr. David C. Baldwin serves as Co-President of SCF Partners since April 2014 and has served as its Managing Director since 1999. Mr. Baldwin is responsible for overseeing U.S. based investments and creating investment platforms around emerging energy trends.

    Mr. Baldwin joined SCF Partners in 1991. From September 2002 to April 2004, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Production Services, Ltd. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of ION Geophysical Corporation from June 1999 to January 2000. He started his career as a Drilling and Production Engineer with Union Pacific Resources. He later went on to start an energy consulting business and worked for General Atlantic Partners. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Forum Energy Technologies (NYSE: FET), Select Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: WTTR), and Oil Patch Group, Inc.

    Additionally, he is a Trustee of The Center, The Center Foundation, The Baylor College of Medicine, and Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center Hospital. Mr. Baldwin received both a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1980 and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Mark E. Baldwin

    Mark E. Baldwin

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    Mr. Baldwin has served as a Director of the Company since May 10, 2013. Mr. Baldwin has been a Director of KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR), since October 3, 2014, and Director of TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TTI), since January 16, 2014. He served as a Director of Seahawk Drilling, Inc. from 2009 to 2011. He served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Dresser-Rand Group Inc. from 2007 to 2013 and as the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Veritas DGC Inc. from 2004 to 2007.

    From 2003-2004 he was an Operating Partner of First Reserve Corporation. He served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Nextiraone, LLC from 2001 to 2002. He served as Chairman of the Board of Pentacon, Inc. from November 1997 to 2001 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from September 1997 to 2001. From 1980 to 1997, he served in a variety of finance and operations positions with Keystone International Inc., including Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer and President of the Industrial Valves and Controls Group.

    For the three years ending in 1980, he served as an Accountant with a national accounting firm. Mr. Baldwin holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA from Tulane University.

  • Curtis F. Harrell

    Curtis F. Harrell

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    Mr. Harrell has served as a Director of the Company since the consummation of the merger of Beckman Production Services, Inc. with and into the Company on February 28, 2017. Mr. Harrell currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Citation Oil & Gas Corp., one of the largest privately-held independent oil & gas acquisition, development and production companies in the United States.

    Mr. Harrell joined Citation in 2002 where he took on the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2004, Mr. Harrell was promoted to President, Chief Operating and Financial Officer and in 2008, Mr. Harrell was named President and Chief Executive Officer. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brigham Exploration Company from 1998 to 2002. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Harrell served as Executive Vice President and Partner at R. Chaney & Company, Inc., where he managed R. Chaney & Company, Inc.’s investment origination efforts in the U.S., focusing on investments in corporate equity securities of energy companies in the exploration and production and oilfield service industry segments.

    From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Harrell served as Director of Domestic Corporate Finance for Enron Capital & Trade Resources, Inc., where he was responsible for initiating and executing a variety of debt and equity financing transactions for independent exploration and production companies. Before Enron Capital & Trade Resources, Mr. Harrell spent eight years working in corporate finance and reservoir engineering positions for two public independent exploration and production companies, Kelley Oil & Gas Corporation and Pacific Enterprises Oil Company, Inc. He previously served as a Director of Carlile Bancshares, Inc. from 2010 to 2017, as a Director of Brigham Exploration Co. from 1999 to 2003, and as a member of Yellowstone Academy Board of Directors, the premier school in Houston’s Historic Third Ward Community.

    Mr. Harrell has over twenty-eight years of experience in corporate finance and management. Mr. Harrell holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

  • Scott Schwinger

    Scott Schwinger

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    Mr. Schwinger was appointed as a Director of the Company on May 25, 2017. Mr. Schwinger is the President and CEO of the McNair Group, and the Chief Financial Officer for the Houston Texans, a National Football League franchise.

    For the past plus 20 years, Mr. Schwinger has held positions with various companies owned, directly or indirectly, by Robert C. McNair including President of Palmetto Partners Ltd., RCM Financial Services, L.P., and Vice President of Cogen Technologies. In April 2010, he was named the CEO of The McNair Group. In his role, he oversees the investment and management activities for The McNair Group of companies which include portfolios of public and private equities, a private trust company, several foundations, and various other operating companies.

    Mr. Schwinger serves on the board of directors of The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Salient Capital complex of mutual funds. Mr. Schwinger received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

  • Gary L. Thomas

    Gary L. Thomas

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    Mr. Thomas has served as a Director of the Company since March 15, 2013. Mr. Gary L. Thomas was President and Chief Operating Officer of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG), a petroleum and natural gas exploration company, until December 31, 2018, when he retired from that position.

    Mr. Thomas served as a Senior Executive Vice President of Operations at EOG Resources from February 2007 to September 2011. He served as Executive Vice President, Operations of EOG Resources from 2002 to 2007 and served as its Executive Vice President, North American Operations from 1998 to 2002. Prior to those positions, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of EOG’s Midland Division. Mr. Thomas joined a predecessor of EOG Resources in July 1978.

    He holds a Petroleum Engineering degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from The University of Tulsa.

  • Andrew L. Waite

    Andrew L. Waite

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    Mr. Waite has served as a Director of the Company since February 28, 2013. He served as Chairman of the Company’s Board from February 2013 until the consummation of the merger of Beckman Production Services, Inc. with and into the Company. Mr. Waite is Co-President of SCF Partners and has been an officer of that company since October 1995. He was previously Vice President of Simmons & Company International, where he served from August 1993 to September 1995. From 1984 to 1991, Mr. Waite held a number of engineering and project management positions with the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, an integrated energy company.

    Mr. Waite currently serves on the board of directors of each of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET), a position he has held since August 2010, Atlantic Navigation Holdings (Singapore) Limited (SGX: 5UL), a position he has held since January 2016, and National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NYSE: NESR), a position he has held since May 2018. Mr. Waite previously served on the board of directors of Complete Production Services, Inc., a provider of specialized oil and gas completion and production services from 2007 to 2009, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., a provider of marine services to exploration and production oilfield service, offshore construction and military customers from 2000 to 2006, and Oil States International, Inc., a diversified oilfield services and equipment company from August 1995 through April 2006.

    Mr. Waite received an M.B.A. with High Distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, an M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering Science from California Institute of Technology and a BSc degree with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from the England’s Loughborough University of Technology.

  • Darryl K. Willis

    Darryl K. Willis

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    Darryl K. Willis was appointed to the Company’s Board on August 9, 2018. Mr. Willis has served as the Vice President of the Energy Industry for Microsoft since September 2019. In this role, Mr. Willis is Microsoft’s thought leader in the energy space and leads their go to market and solution approach to drive digital transformation with energy companies. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Willis worked with Google Cloud where he served as the VP of Oil, Gas and Energy.

    From January 2015 to December 2017, Mr. Willis served as President and Chief Executive Officer for BP p.l.c.’s (NYSE: BP) Angola division. BP is a British multinational oil and gas company. He also served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Subsurface for BP from July 2012 to January 2017.

    Mr. Willis holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern State University, a Master of Science in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Master of Science in Geology and Geophysics from the University of New Orleans.