Cindy B. Taylor
Cindy B. Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Oil States and is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. She has held these positions for 10 years since assuming the role in May 2007. From May 2006 until May 2007, Mrs. Taylor served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Oil States. From May 2000 until May 2006, Mrs. Taylor was the Senior Vice President—Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. From August 1999 to May 2000, Mrs. Taylor was the Chief Financial Officer of L.E. Simmons & Associates, Incorporated. Mrs. Taylor served as the Vice President—Controller of Cliffs Drilling Company from July 1992 to August 1999 and held various management positions with Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, from January 1984 to July 1992. She received a B.B.A. degree from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mrs. Taylor serves on the board of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), a global telecommunications and entertainment company, and is a member of its public policy and corporate reputation committee in addition to its audit committee.
Christopher E. Cragg
Christopher E. Cragg joined the Company in February 2001. He has served as Executive Vice President, Operations of the Company since May 2016 and as Senior Vice President of Operations from May 2006 to May 2016. Mr. Cragg was Executive Vice President—Chief Financial Officer of Sooner Inc., a predecessor of our Company (“Sooner”), from December 1999 to February 2001. Mr. Cragg also served as President of Sooner from October 2003 until May 2006. From April 1994 to June 1999, he was Vice President and Controller of Ocean Energy, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, and its predecessor companies. Mr. Cragg served as Manager—Internal Audit with Cooper Industries, a manufacturer of diversified products, from April 1993 to April 1994 and as a senior manager with Price Waterhouse, a public accounting firm, from August 1983 to April 1993. Mr. Cragg is a director and serves on the audit and compensation committees and, beginning in February 2011, as Chairman of the compensation committee of Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: POWL), a company that manufactures and services electrical energy systems. Mr. Cragg was elected to the Board of Trustees of Southwestern University in June 2015. Mr. Cragg is past Chairman of the Petroleum Equipment and Services Association and currently serves as a director. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.B.A. degree from Southwestern University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Philip S. “Scott” Moses
Philip S. “Scott” Moses joined the Company in 1996. He has served as Executive Vice President of the Company and President, Offshore Products segment since May 2016 and as Senior Vice President of the Company and President, Offshore Products from July 2015 to May 2016. From February 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Moses served as Senior Vice President, Offshore Products having responsibility over all U.S. and international locations within that business segment. From February 2011 to February 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Engineering and Industrial Products, Offshore Products. Since joining the company immediately after attending college, Mr. Moses has held various engineering, project management and senior leadership roles engaged in product design, improving operational efficiencies, directing worldwide facility expansion efforts, and growing the company through R&D initiatives as well as integrating several key acquisitions. Mr. Moses holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Lloyd A. Hajdik
Lloyd A. Hajdik joined the Company in December 2013. He has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since May 2016 and as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from December 2013 to May 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of GR Energy Services, LLC, a privately-held oilfield services entity, from September to November 2013, and Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (“Helix”) from November 2008 to April 2013. Mr. Hajdik joined Helix in December 2003 as Vice President and Corporate Controller and was named Chief Accounting Officer in February 2004 and continued in that role until April 2013. Prior to joining Helix, Mr. Hajdik served in a variety of accounting and finance related roles of increasing responsibility with Houston-based companies, including NL Industries, Inc., Compaq Computer Corporation (now Hewlett Packard), Halliburton’s Baroid Drilling Fluids and Zonal Isolation product service lines, Cliffs Drilling Company and Shell Oil Company. Mr. Hajdik was with Ernst & Young LLP in the audit practice from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Hajdik graduated Cum Laude from Texas State University receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Mr. Hajdik is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Texas Society of CPAs, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.
Lias J. “Jeff” Steen
Lias J. “Jeff” Steen joined the Company in June 2008. He has served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Legal since May 2016 and as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Legal from February 2011 to May 2016. From June 2008 to February 2011, Mr. Steen served as Vice President, Human Resources and Legal. A native of Cuero, Texas, Mr. Steen has been involved in the energy service business in various capacities since 1978, starting his career as a petroleum landman. Mr. Steen spent 10 years with Camco International, Inc. as Assistant General Counsel and General Counsel. Following his tenure at Camco, Mr. Steen served for five years as the General Counsel for North America for Schlumberger Limited, then, from December 2002 to April 2008, he served as Vice President of Legal and Human Resources at Grant Prideco. Mr. Steen is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and received his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston.
Brian E. Taylor
Brian E. Taylor joined the Company as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in September 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Taylor managed personal family investments from January 2015 to September 2016. From April 2012 to December 2014, Mr. Taylor served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Conn’s, Inc., a specialty retailer. Mr. Taylor served as Finance Integration Manager for Schlumberger Limited from September 2010 to April 2012, following its acquisition of Smith International, Inc. From September 1999 through August 2010, he served in various financial management roles with Smith International, Inc., including Corporate Vice President and Controller. Mr. Taylor also served two years at Camco International, Inc. (also acquired by Schlumberger Limited) as its Director of Corporate Accounting and Worldwide Controller. He began his career at Arthur Andersen L.L.P., spending 10 years in its assurance practice. Mr. Taylor is a Certified Public Accountant and obtained a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University. Mr. Taylor does not have any family relationship with any director or executive officer of the Company.
David S. Wesson
David S. Wesson, P.E. joined Oil States in 2018 as President of GEODynamics. He is a Serial Entrepreneur, Innovator, Inventor and Oil & Gas Professional. Mr. Wesson started his career in 1982 at Halliburton’s Tools Research and Engineering and later served as Engineering Manager of Halliburton’s Vann Systems TCP division. He was a principal and executive at Owen Oil Tools starting in 1991 and served as President of the company from 1998 to 2001. He served as a Director of Probe Technology Services (and later Probe Holdings) from 1994 through 2016. In 2004, Mr. Wesson founded GEODynamics, Inc. and serves as a Director, President and CEO. Mr. Wesson is the inventor or co-inventor of more than 60 US patents. He has extensive patent licensing and technology commercialization experience. He is a registered professional engineer (TX 61016) and holds a BS degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University (1982) and a MBA degree from Southern Methodist University (EMBA 2004). He is also an active start-up & angel investor and was the founding chairman of the Aggie Angel Network (2010), based in College Station, TX.