Vice President Sales and Marketing
As leader of the Sales and Marketing team, Buddy is responsible for all Sales and Marketing initiatives. He guides strategic growth by hiring, training, managing and developing sales people into sales leaders in new and existing territories and markets. Buddy is socially active with targeted buyers and continually networking within our industry.
Buddy began his industrial career in 1986 as a welder at Ohmstede Ltd’s La Porte, Texas Manufacturing Facility. Before joining the private sector, he served four honorable years in the U.S. Navy assigned to ship and submarine maintenance of the Seventh Fleet. His positions included High Pressure Welder, Quality Control Inspector, Controlled Material Petty Officer and On-Scene Team Lead Firefighter stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI, San Diego, CA, Alameda, CA, Philadelphia, PA as well as traveling to Diego Garcia, Hong Kong, Japan, and the Philippines.
Prior to joining Ohmstede Industrial Services, he was VP of Strategy and New Market Development for Hunter Buildings. He held other industrial sales leadership positions including Business Development Manager for Evergreen Industrial Services and The Mundy Companies. He also worked 16 years at LyondellBasell, and 5 years at Pioneer Chlor-Alkali in multiple operation and maintenance positions.
Buddy currently serves on the Board of Directors for: ACIT – Association of Chemical Industry of Texas, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region and VPPPA’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee.
The Personal Side
Buddy enjoys spending time with his wife, two grandsons and brand new granddaughter. He also enjoys spending time on his boat in Clear Lake, Texas.