CEO Safety First Group
27+ years of experience in the HSSE / PSM sector. As the founder of Safety First Inc I have established a proven track record of providing exemplary levels of performance to a broad range of clients, including the top oil and gas, petrochemical, and construction companies around the globe. As a consultant in the HSSE / PSM field, I have been responsible for leading and developing goals, budgets, and performance criteria within my organization and leading client committees in setting and achieving the same. I have sat on multiple advisory boards and been the lead SME for committees in the HSSE field including MWCC (Marien Well Containment Company) HBR (Houston Business Roundtable), HASC (Houston Area Safety Council), and ARSC (Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils).
COO of Safety First Group
27 years in industry progressing from rotating equipment maintenance to process automation and finally into Plant Management. I took the skills I learned and spent 5 years as a Project Manager for EPCM and Owners building and commissioning industrial facilities. I became Chief Operating Officer of Safety First Group in 2016 to present and use my background to assist industrial clients solve problems and increase efficiencies. I hold two technical degrees, one in Advanced Engine Technology and another in Instrumentation Technology from Lamar University. One of my biggest accomplishments was leading a team as the Project Manager to design, build, ship, install and commission a 1.2 Bcf/d Gas Plant in Venezuela in only 18 months.