Southeast Directional Drilling’s key personnel and crew are a big part of the company’s success. Please feel free to browse our team and read their profiles. Should you have any questions, feel free to visit our contact page to get in touch with some of our team.
Kent Olmstead started at SEDD in 2011, after building up a successful startup for 16 years. As Controller he oversees accounting and information systems, including field data collection that helps support field operations, shop production and project management.
Director of Safety & Transportation
Mr. Ramos serves as Director of Safety and Transportation. He began his career at Southeast Directional Drilling in 2003, serving as Controller & Operations Manager. In 2010 he was promoted to Director of Operations, a position he held until transitioning to his current role in 2020.
Director of Research & Development
Mr. Goranson serves as Director of Research & Development overseeing all fabrication and maintenance of equipment. He has been with Southeast Directional Drilling since 2006, during which time he has held multiple roles in the field including mechanic, driller, foreman and superintendent.
Euginio Du Pond
Director of Estimating
Mr. Du Pond serves as Director of Estimating. He brings over 20 years’ experience in estimating roles in the horizontal drilling industry along with extensive experience in construction-related project management. Mr. Du Pond holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in Electronic and Communications from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
Director of Business Development
Mr. Sebo serves as Director of Business Development. He brings over nine years’ experience in business development including working in the midstream sector, product driven companies, subcontractors and service driven companies. Mr. Sebo holds a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma State University.
Other Staff Members
Dane Palmer – Superintendent
Derek Westlake – Superintendent
Mike Lundequam – Superintendent
Jesse Garling – Superintendent
Randy Tilley – Superintendent
Joe Vought – Superintendent
Heather Barton – PM Controller
Neal Roberts – Project Manager
Jake Bergren – Project Manager
Neal Olmstead – Operations Analyst
Dan Smith – Estimator
Safety / DOT
Adela Alford – Safety Manager
Anthony Posey – Field Safety Representative
Jake Waits – Field Safety Representative
Kevin Beavers – Senior Field Safety Representative
Carolyn James – Payroll / HR Manager
Laura Haggard – Accounts Payable Manager
Mike Newby – Vendor Manager
Troy Ugrich – Fleet Manager