ECS Board of Advocates

2019-2020 Members

Bill Mearse

Chair, Board of Advocates
Retired, Accenture
Houston, Texas

Tom Ayers

President, SBM Offshore
Katy, Texas

Brian Bammel

Corporate Business Services IT Manager, ExxonMobil
The Woodlands, Texas

Jay D. Battershell

Chief Executive Officer and President, McLane Intelligent Solutions
Temple, Texas

Jim Becker

Vice President, Polymers Chevron Phillips
The Woodlands, Texas

Mark Biegler

Chief Engineer, Drilling and Subsurface, ExxonMobil
The Woodlands, Texas

Mark Cannata

Director of Sales and Marketing, IPG Photonics
Dallas, Texas

Kenneth Carlile

Co-Chairman, The Carlile Companies
Marshall, Texas

Nicole Carpenter

President, Business Development Weatherford
Houston, Texas

Beth Casteel

Assistant Treasurer, ExxonMobil
Irving, Texas

Joseph Cestari

President, Trinity Inspiration Management, LLC
Round Rock, Texas

Jeff Church

Engineering Fellow, L3 Technologies, Aerospace Systems
Waco, Texas

Brad Crawford
Owner, Crawford Services
Dallas, Texas

Lauren Dreyer

Director of Human Resources and Business Operations, SpaceX
McGregor, Texas

Arthur Fichtner

Aerospace Consultant, The Highland Group
Dallas, Texas

Romelia Flores

IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor, IBM Global Solution Center
Coppell, Texas

Kim Mackenroth

Vice President and CIO, Textron
Dallas, Texas

Ryan Malone

Projects General Manager, BP Upstream
Katy, Texas

Hector Martinez

Chief Strategy and Process Officer, Pariveda Solutions
Dallas, Texas

Mark McCollum

CEO and President, Weatherford
Houston, Texas

Don McErlean

Senior Engineer, Aerospace Consulting
McGregor, Texas

Kellar Nevill

Principal – Tax and Operate, Ernst & Young
Roanoke, Texas

Craig Nickell

President, The Marco Company
Fort Worth, Texas

Todd Patterson

Founding Partner, Patterson + Sheridan, LLP
Houston, TX

Harold Rafuse

Retired USAF Officer
President/CEO, Phantom Aerospace
Crawford, Texas

Don Roberts

LM Fellow, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Fort Worth, Texas

Shawn Sedate

Vice President, Pariveda Solutions
Farmers Branch, Texas

Emile Sevadjian

Technology Manager, Halliburton
Carrollton, Texas

Stephen W. Smith

Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Trinity Industries
Dallas, Texas

Andy Spencer
President, Engedi Group
Austin, Texas
Greg St. Denis

President, Televoice
Houston, Texas

Rick Tullis

President, Capstone Mechanical Waco, Texas

Trent Voigt

CEO, Payment Experts, LLC
Van Alstyne, Texas

Jim D. Wiethorn

Chairman of the Board, Principal Engineer, HAAG Engineering Co.
Sugar Land, Texas