President, California Spectra Instrumentation Inc.
John brings more than 35 years of experience related to refineries, power plants, co-generation, up-stream production and similar industrial plants. His management experience includes the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of projects involving: pipelines, structural steel, pumps, exchangers, compressors, columns, towers, heaters, furnaces, tanks, power/electrical distribution, control systems and analyzers for the processing, distribution or storage or petroleum, fuel or gas products.
Southern California Region Electrical & Instrumentation Division Manager
Roger brings more than 30 years experience with the IBEW Local 11 as a top class journeyman. After serving his four-year apprenticeship, he continued his training with a two-year course in Process Implementation and Controls. His experience includes power distribution, instrumentation, PLC process controls, HVAC controls and energy management. Before joining Spectra, Roger was Superintendent of Shell projects for Jones Electric and has supervised projects for Anhauser-Busch, Arco (now BP,) Mobil Oil, The Toyota Technical Center and the Metropolitan Water District.
Southern California Region Mechanical/Civil Division Manager
Larry brings over 35 years of broad based project execution and operations management experience in petro-chemical, power and other industrial industries. His background includes a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration combined with a multitude of specialized training in project management, risk management and construction execution. Larry is adept at estimating, proposals, contracting strategies and negotiations, scheduling, subcontracting, construction planning and execution, project controls and project engineering. His experience includes successful execution of EPC, construction and maintenance projects and programs under various contracting strategies.
Southern California Region Business Development
Ted brings more than 40 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. He began working in the California Oil Fields in 1972. Ted made the transition from the field to an operations position in 1990, overseeing Maintenance Contracts, New Construction and Shop Fabrication projects for a local construction company. During Ted’s time in Operations he also provided QA/QC and Business Development support and eventually moved to a full time Business Development position. For the last twenty years Ted has played a significant role in developing numerous new accounts and maintaining existing accounts.
Ted has been involved with the Western States Petroleum Association for over twenty years and is a past Chairman of the WSPA Association, Southern California chapter. Ted is a past President of a Southern California, Toastmaster chapter and is involved in the California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA).
Central California Region Business Development
Eric brings over 25 years of sales management, contract negotiations and client development success. Eric oversees overall coordination, functional management and leadership of the Central/Northern California sales initiatives for Spectra. Key functions include development and execution of sales strategies, key account management and new customer service opportunities.
Eric is involved with CIPA /WSPA and is a Board Member of both Taft and Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.
Blake brings more than 20 years of accomplished manager project execution and operations management experience in up-stream production, power plants, petro-chemical, and industrial construction. He is an innovative and strategic leader adept at estimating and project controls while ensuring safety and QC protocols, providing financial and budget oversight, and collaborating with cross-functional groups to facilitate targeted objectives. Blake earned a degree in Construction Management and his strengths include communication skills, strategic planning, negotiating, team building and leadership skills. He also has extensive experience coordinating, managing and contracting new and existing facility upgrades.