Country Manager – Mexico, Williams Energy
2014 – Present Williams Energy de México: Vice President,
2010 – 2014 Wison Offshore & Marine: Executive Vice President
2008 – 2009 Katzenbach Partners: Senior Engagement Manager
2005 – 2008 SBM Atlantia: Project and Product Development Manager
1998 – 2005 J. Ray McDermott
SparTEC, Inc.: General Manager
Spars International Incorporated: Project Manager
1995 – 1998 Mercer Management Consulting: Associate
1990 – 1994 J. Ray McDermott (Engineering): Senior Structural Engineer
2014 – Present Williams Energy de México: Vice President, Houston, TX
A major mid-stream provider serving the North American oil and gas market. A major owner and operator of oil and gas production, gas gathering, oil and gas transport, and gas processing infrastructure.
Responsibilities: Establish and lead Williams’ presence in Mexico. Liaise with key market participants, including Pemex, CFE and major international participants. Identify, develop, and oversee large scale capital projects. Develop and maintain local partnerships and corporate alliances.
2010 – 2014 Wison Offshore & Marine: Executive Vice President Houston, TX
A Chinese engineering and construction company focused on delivery of floating production units, floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, floating LNG systems, fixed platforms, production modules, and offshore support vessels.
Responsibilities: Led Wison Offshore & Marine’s business development organization. Oversaw project development opportunities for the North American, South American, and European markets. Developed and maintained strategic partnerships and corporate alliances. Developed and maintained senior client accounts.
2008 – 2009 Katzenbach Partners: Senior Engagement Manager Houston, TX
A management consulting company focused on enabling client break-through performance through strategy, organizational, and operational design.
Responsibilities: Created and developed the firm’s energy and construction consulting practice.
2005 – 2008 SBM Atlantia: Project and Product Development Manager Houston, TX
An SBM Offshore Group Company focused on world-wide leasing and delivery of tension leg platforms (TLPs), drilling and production semi-submersibles, and FPSO vessels.
Responsibilities: Led SBM Atlantia’s project acquisition and product development organization. Co-led the commercial and contractual process for the Murphy Thunderhawk semi-submersible project ($400 Million USD). Led the development of SBM Atlantia’s Gulf of Mexico FPSO program. Led the development of SBM Atlantia’s Fourstar TLP and its subsequent qualification with Petrobras.
1998 – 2005 J. Ray McDermott Houston, TX
SparTEC, Inc.: General Manager
A J. Ray McDermott company focused on world-wide spar platform deliveries.
Responsibilities: Led day-to-day company operations. Oversaw the development of the Murphy Frontrunner and Medusa Spar projects. Advised J. Ray McDermott executive management on issues related to corporate strategy, including joint ventures and other third party relationships. Set yearly and quarterly marketing and business planning objectives. Oversaw project planning and pricing decisions.
Spars International Incorporated (SII): Project Manager
A J. Ray McDermott joint venture company focused on the commercialization of spar technology.
Responsibilities: Managed the execution of technical studies and commercial proposals.
1995 – 1998 Mercer Management Consulting: Associate San Francisco, CA
A management consulting firm focused on strategy services to senior management of major U.S. and international corporations.
Responsibilities: Performed strategic planning and economic analysis for the oil and gas, transportation, and financial industries.
1990 – 1994 J. Ray McDermott (Engineering): Senior Structural Engineer Houston, TX
A provider of engineering and project management services to the international oil and gas industry.
Responsibilities: Led the engineering and design of offshore platforms for Mexico, Venezuela, and the US Gulf of Mexico.
1994 – 1996 Stanford University, Graduate School of Business Stanford, CA
Masters of Business Administration
Specialized in corporate, organizational, and marketing strategy.
1988 – 1990 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
Masters of Science in Structural Engineering
Specialized in steel design. Funded by National Science Foundation to investigate advances in deepwater pipeline construction.
1984 – 1988 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
Bachelor of Science, with Honors, in Civil Engineering
Member Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honors Fraternity) and Chi Epsilon (National Civil Engineering Honors Society).
Fluent in Spanish.
Published articles for the National Science Foundation and the American Society of Civil Engineers.