Our Team is Like Family
With a team of over 100 employees, EIS has grown to be the trusted resource for the oil and gas and engineering industries.
Josh joined EIS in the summer of 2013 and is our President and Managing Partner. He leads the EIS’s number one goal of maintaining integrity, honesty and professionalism in all we do. Each day he works to make EIS the premier Inspection Company in the industry. Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer and accounting team as well as the Vice President of Operations and entire team, Josh leads what he feels is a “family.” “Our employees really care about our clients and about this company. And they know the feeling is mutual. We have clients that go out of their way to tell us that they appreciate our honesty and integrity, and that is a direct result of the quality of people here at EIS.” Josh worked his way up through the ranks, providing inspection and construction management for various pipeline and facility projects over nearly 20 years. Prior to joining EIS, he was the Operations Manager for the Rocky Mountain district of MBF Inspection Services. Josh is married with two daughters. His family enjoys camping and attending his daughters’ sport activities.
Jon joined us in 2014 and is responsible for the day to day operation of EIS, leading our competent team of managers in all areas including operations, employee relations, client services and development as well as new project management and development. Jon brings a depth of experience in pipeline/facility construction and operations to his role here at EIS. Over 20 years of applied experience beginning his career welding on pipeline/facilities, operating natural gas/cryogenic plants and construction management/inspecting various large capital construction projects: natural gas and liquid pipelines, compressor stations, well pads, oil refinery improvements, communication systems, process buildings, road, highway and bridge. His communication skills and solution-driven work ethic provide for excellent service to our clients and strong relationships with our employees. Jon’s passion is providing solutions to complex issues and projects, knowing his strong team is capable of doing so. Prior to joining EIS, Jon worked with URS as a Field Services Manager. Married with children, Jon is an avid hunter, golfer and team roper.
Chief Financial Officer
David joined EIS in 2015 as our Chief Financial Officer and leads our accounting and finance operations with a depth of experience and commitment to integrity and excellence. Forecasting, planning, financial statement preparation, seeing opportunities, and leading a strong EIS team consume David’s work day. With over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, David’s knowledge of industry financial strategy is imperative as EIS grows to better serve our clients. Prior to joining us, David was VP of Finance at Halker Consulting. Married with four children, David is an avid runner and in fact has run seven marathons including the Boston Marathon.
Justin joined EIS in 2013 and leads our company’s operations. His focus areas are building strong relationships with our clients, hiring competent team members that are perfectly suited for our clients’ needs and running an efficient and effective day to day operation. Justin puts safety first and hires team members who mirror that concern. With more than 11 years of experience in our industry as well as eight years of hands-on experience as a welder, he brings a grass roots understanding of operations and team management. Justin enjoys exceeding client expectations with the help of the EIS team. Prior to joining us, he was a Welding Inspector at MBF Inspection. His wife Caitlin is also on our EIS team. She and his son help him to enjoy hunting, fishing and family time. He is also a hunting guide in New Mexico.
Jason joined EIS in 2018 and leads the operations for EIS through his commitment to maintaining and enhancing the company culture; providing superior client service by assembling the right team from project conception to delivery; ensuring staff are fully supported; and providing project management leadership. Jason has extensive industry experience. After welding for many years, his career turned to supervision of the construction of compressor stations and pipelines, carrying multiple products. He then moved to the performing inspections on pipeline and production facilities, and prior to joining us at EIS was the Division Manager for Crossfire, LLC. Jason’s commitment to EIS is due to the core values that EIS has as a company — integrity, honesty and professionalism. “The clients are some of the best in the business because of the shared values with the EIS team, the shared success comes from Teamwork, Integrity, and the people.” Jason is married, has two children and enjoys boating, hiking and golfing.
Business Operations/HR Manager
Kellie joined us in 2013 and is responsible for all things Human Resources. Employee relations, compliance, benefits administration, and purchasing are all included in Kellie’s daily work life here at EIS. She has a depth of experience in insurance and employee relations. And with that, Kellie is probably the number one fan of the EIS culture of family. “Our leadership cares about our employees and our clients – truly. It is a gift as an HR person to foster this culture.” Prior to joining EIS, Kellie was in the medical services industry. Married with three grown kids, Kellie enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping and traveling when possible.
Kari joined us in early 2017 and is responsible for the oversight of payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Financial reporting, tax and day-to-day accounting management consumes her work day. She holds a BA in Accounting and enjoys the management role she holds with EIS. She enjoys the family atmosphere of EIS. Prior to joining EIS, Kari worked with Crossfire, LLC as their Controller. Originally from Wyoming, Kari moved to Colorado while in college. She is married and has two daughters. Her passions are family, traveling to show livestock as well as camping, fishing, hunting and hiking.
Mindy joined our team in 2014 and is responsible for managing the Environmental Department through project management and providing environmental compliance consultation and documentation to our clients. Mindy’s depth of knowledge and experience with natural resource management, her strong working relationships with agencies and clients brings a high level of trust and confidence in the environmental initiatives we provide for our clients. She loves the culture of EIS and working with supportive and engaged people. Prior to joining us, Mindy was a Senior Biologist with URS Corporation. A fourth generation Durangoan, Mindy has a large extended local family. She loves the outdoors and anything adventurous. Archery, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, camping and loving the mountains we live in are her passions.
Safety and Quality Control Manager
Caitlin joined EIS in 2014 and provides all safety and QC training required for clients and their projects. As safety is a priority for EIS not only for our employees but for the clients we serve, Caitlin’s 7 plus years in the oil and gas industry and her attention and passion to impart knowledge is extremely valuable to EIS. She also manages EIS equipment and property supplied to employees to accomplish their jobs. Caitlin loves the supportive environment of EIS and appreciates everyone’s commitment to safety and quality. Prior to joining us, Caitlin was the Office Manager for Flint Energy Services. Married with a young child, her family enjoys swimming, camping and traveling.
Office Manager – Operations Specialist
Denise joined us in early 2017 for a brief period dedicated to one project. She returned in the summer of 2018 and we are glad to have her back! Denise is responsible for aiding the operations team with a variety of tasks including visiting clients and employees in the field to assist with safety and Human Resources questions. She started her career in the Oil & Gas Industry with BP as a document control specialist and then moved to the office manager/document control person for EIS for a short period while receiving her CPWI certification. Denise also held a position with the Wood Group in Quality Control. She has over 15 years of office management experience. Denise loves the family environment of EIS and sites the support she receives from Jon and Josh as well as others to do the right thing, succeed individually and as a team member. Denise has two grown daughters and enjoys riding her side-by-side, shooting bows, fishing, boating and flying.
Wendy joined the EIS team in 2014 and is responsible for Accounts Recievable, client invoicing and collections and efficiently and effectively monitoring man-hours for clients. Wendy’s attention to detail ensures timely and accurate billing. She is a true team player and enjoys the atmosphere at EIS. “Working with friends and this wonderful environment is why I love coming to work each day.” Prior to joining us, Wendy worked as a retail manager. A Durango native, Wendy enjoys reading and writing, travel, camping, cooking and hiking. Time spent with family (especially her nephew), friends and her “fur babies” is her passion.
Business Operations Assistant
Sandra joined the EIS team in 2017 and is responsible for support to both our Human Resource and Accounting teams. In addition to onboarding new team members, Sandra oversees the day to day general office duties that keep things running efficiently here. Sandra considers a big part of her offering to our clients as being the smiling, friendly, helpful “first impression” of EIS. She is a multi-tasker and never loses sight of the importance of our clients. “We are treated like family here as employees…and we pass along that warmth to our customers and clients.” Prior to joining EIS, Sandra was a court judicial assistant with the La Plata County Combined Courts. She is married with two children. Her family enjoys the outdoors including camping, hiking and fishing.