Ronald J. Foster – President, Compressco
Ronald J. Foster has served as President and a Director of our general partner since October 31, 2008. Mr. Foster also serves as President and a Director of Compressco (since October 1, 2008). From August 2002 to September 30, 2008, Mr. Foster served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Compressco. Mr. Foster has over 30 years of energy-related work experience that also includes positions with Wood Group, Halliburton and Dresser. He is an active member of several regional industry trade organizations, including the American Petroleum Institute (API), the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA). Mr. Foster attended Oklahoma State University, earning a B.S. degree in Economics in 1978.
James P. Rounsavall – Chief Financial Officer, Compressco
James P. Rounsavall was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of our general partner April 25, 2012. Mr. Rounsavall has most recently served as Controller of Compressco Partners, since July 2011. Prior to joining Compressco, Mr. Rounsavall served in various Controller and leadership roles supporting energy and oilfield services businesses. Mr. Rounsavall’s professional experiences also include seven years in public accountancy. Mr. Rounsavall attended the University of Arkansas, earning a B.S. in Business Administration (Finance) and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Houston. Mr. Rounsavall is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Texas.
Kevin W. Book – VP International Operations, Compressco
Kevin W. Book has served as Vice President of International Operations of our general partner since October 31, 2008 and also serves as Vice President — International Operations of Compressco (since May 2008). Mr. Book joined Compressco in 2001 and in May 2008 was promoted to Vice President — International Operations of Compressco from Vice President-Canada. Mr. Book has over nine years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Book holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering with Special Distinction from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics with Distinction from the University of Alberta.
Ted D. Garner – VP Engineering, Compressco
Ted D. Garner has served as Vice President of Engineering of our general partner since October 31, 2008. Mr. Garner also serves as Vice President of Engineering of Compressco (since September 2003). Mr. Garner is a 42-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and was a charter member of the American Association of Drilling Engineers — Houston, Texas. Mr. Garner has over 40 years of experience as both an Engineer and Executive Manager in the onshore and offshore petroleum industry. He earned a B.S. Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University and studied Economics at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sheri J. Vanhooser – VP Marketing & Business Development, Compressco
Sheri J. Vanhooser has served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of our general partner since October 15, 2010 and, prior to that time, as Vice President of Marketing Development of our general partner since October 31, 2008. Ms. Vanhooser also serves as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Compressco (since March 2010) and, prior to that time, as Vice President of Marketing Development of Compressco (since July 2008) and as a Senior Marketing Analyst (since July 2007). From January 2007 to July 2007, Ms. Vanhooser operated her own consulting company, Superior Energy Solutions, where she provided consulting services to various companies in the natural gas industry. From 1993 to January 2007, Ms. Vanhooser served as President of DRV Energy, an EPA small volume manufacturer/converter of vehicles to natural gas and propane. Ms. Vanhooser has over 16 years of experience in marketing and the natural gas industry. Ms. Vanhooser received her B.S. degree in Biology/General Physical Science from Oklahoma Christian University.
Kenneth R. Sylvester – VP Production Operations, Compressco
Kenneth R. Sylvester has served as Vice President of Production Operation of our general partner since October 15, 2010. Mr. Sylvester also serves as Vice President of Production Operation of Compressco (since August 2009). Prior to joining Compressco, Mr. Sylvester served ten years in several roles with Mercury Marine, including as Plant Operations Manager and Director of Safety, and was certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt while working with Mercury Marine. Mr. Sylvester earned his B.S. degree at Oklahoma State University and a Masters Degree in Industrial Safety from the University of Central Oklahoma.