Brady M. Murphy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Brady M. Murphy has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2019 and as director since December 2018. From February 2018 to May 2019, he served as our President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Murphy also serves as chairman of the board of directors and interim president of our CSI Compressco GP Inc. subsidiary, the general partner of CSI Compressco LP (“CSI Compressco” or “CCLP”), one of our consolidated subsidiaries and a publicly traded limited partnership subject to the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act.
Prior to joining TETRA, Mr. Murphy served as chief executive officer of Paradigm Group B.V., a private company focused on strategic technologies for the upstream energy industry, from January 2016 until February 2018. Mr. Murphy previously served at Halliburton for 26 years and held numerous international and North America positions, including senior vice president – global business development and marketing, senior vice president – business development Eastern Hemisphere, and senior vice president – Europe/Sub –Saharan Africa region.
Mr. Murphy received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
Elijio V. Serrano
Senior Vice President and CFO
Elijio V. Serrano has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2012. Mr. Serrano served as chief financial officer of UniversalPegasus International, a global project management, engineering and construction management company, from October 2009 through July 2012. Prior to his time with UniversalPegasus, he held numerous leadership positions at Paradigm BV, EGL, and Schlumberger. Mr. Serrano also served as director, chairman of the audit committee, and as a member of the corporate governance and nominating committee of Tesco Corporation until its acquisition by Nabors in December 2017.
Mr. Serrano received his B.B.A. degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Texas at El Paso. Mr. Serrano was a certified public accountant in the State of Texas from 1986 until March 2002, at which time his license became inactive.
Bass C. Wallace, Jr.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Bass C. Wallace, Jr. has served as our General Counsel since 1994 and as a Senior Vice President since May 2011. Mr. Wallace served as our Corporate Secretary from 1996 until May 2013. From 1984 to 1994 he was engaged in the private practice of law.
Mr. Wallace received his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
Matthew J. Sanderson
Senior Vice President
Matthew J. Sanderson has served as our Senior Vice President since December 2016. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Sanderson is responsible for our Energy Services Group, which comprises of our Water & Flowback Services Division and our global Completion Fluids and Products division. Prior to joining TETRA, Mr. Sanderson spent over 19 years working at Schlumberger in various operational and functional leadership roles in North America and Internationally.
He earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering (Environmental Option) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and a Master’s of Science in Oil and Gas Industry Management from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Jim Funke has served as Vice President since November 2007 and manages our chemicals manufacturing business. From July 1998 to November 2007 he served as our Vice President, Sales and Marketing for the chemical business. Mr. Funke began his career in finance at Mallinckrodt in 1979 and held various finance, sales and marketing roles with increasing responsibility, including International Business Director.
Mr. Funke received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Elisabeth K. Evans
Vice President – Human Resources
Elisabeth K. Evans has served as our Vice President – Human Resources since January 2013. Prior to joining TETRA, Ms. Evans served as senior vice president of human resources and corporate communications of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, a midstream master limited partnership that provides transportation, storage, gathering, and processing of natural gas and liquids, from February 2009 through September 2012. Ms. Evans also served in numerous human resources leadership roles for AGL Resources, Accenture, ARAMARK, and BP.
Ms. Evans received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Indiana University.
Vice President – Chief Procurement Officer
Tim has served as our Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer since April 2018. Prior to joining TETRA, Mr. Moeller served as COO of Melior Innovations and CEO of TessaFrac, private companies focused on the development and commercialization of innovative next generation materials solutions, which have broad application across multiple industries including Oil & Gas, Industrial Coatings, and Wide Band Gap Electronics from September 2012 to March 2018. Mr. Moeller also serves on the board of directors as Chairman for Alchemy Sciences (a Melior Innovations company) since October 2016. He also held numerous Supply Chain positions at Halliburton including Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, where he was responsible for the global expansion of the company’s supply chain footprint into key emerging locations such as China, India, and Latin America.
Mr. Moeller received a bachelor’s degree in business management from Texas A&M University. Outside of the work place, Tim has volunteered as a member of the Board of Directors for The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, his Homeowner’s Association Boards, and Montgomery County’s Development Improvement Committee.
Vice President – Finance, Global Controller, and Assistant Treasurer
Richard O’Brien has served as our Vice President of Finance and Global Controller since March 25, 2019 and as Assistant Treasurer since May 3, 2019. Mr. O’Brien served in several senior finance positions with increasing responsibilities with BHP Petroleum from October 2002 until he joined TETRA. He served as Head of Separation of BHP’s shale business from June 2018 until March 2019 and prior to that as Head of Finance from July 2014 until May 2018. He also served as Operations Accounting Controller from December 2012 until July 2014.
Mr. O’Brien received his B.A. degree in English Literature from Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, and is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Vice President – Finance and Treasurer
Jacek M. Mucha has served as our Vice President – Finance and Treasurer since September 2019 and served as Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis since he joined us in February 2018. From March 2014 to February 2018, he served in various financial roles at Tesco Corporation, including Vice President – Finance and Director, Corporate Development, Investor Relations and Financial Planning and Analysis. From May 2011 to March 2014, Mr. Mucha served in various financial roles with increasing responsibility at Lufkin Industries, Inc. From 2001 until May 2011, he held various financial roles at several investment banking and consulting firms.
Mr. Mucha received his B.A. degree in Economics from Washington and Lee University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business.