Executive Bios

T. M. "Roe" Patterson
President, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Patterson has 24 years of related industry experience. He was named our President and Chief Executive Officer and appointed as a Director in September 2013. From 2006 to September 2013, Mr. Patterson worked for Basic in positions of increasing responsibility: as our Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2011 until September 2013, as a Senior Vice President from September 2008 until April 2011 and as a Vice President from February 2006 until September 2008. Prior to joining Basic, he was President of TMP Companies, Inc. from 2000 to 2006. He was a Contracts/Sales Manager at Patterson Drilling Company from 1996 to 2000. From 1995 to 1996, he was employed as an Engine Sales Manager at West Texas Caterpillar. Mr. Patterson graduated with a B.S. degree in Biology from Texas Tech University.

David Schorlemer
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary
Mr. Schorlemer has two decades of experience in senior level positions in public and private companies. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. from 2016 to 2017. His work history also includes serving as CFO for three oil field services companies; GR Energy Services in 2015, Stallion Oilfield Holdings, 2006 to 2015 and Q Energy Services from 1997 to 2002. He also held the role of vice president, marketing and strategic planning for one of Basic’s primary competitors, Key Energy Services from 2002 to 2004. David earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Texas, and his Master of Business from Texas A&M University. Mr. Schorlemer serves as a director of Performance Multi-Flow Solutions, LLC and as an advisor to Luminous Biosciences.

James F. Newman
Senior Vice President, Region Operations
James F. Newman has 32 years of related industry experience and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Region Operations in 2013. Prior to that, he was our Group Vice President, Permian Business Unit since April 2011 and has been a Group Vice President since September 2008. Prior to joining Basic, he co-founded Triple N Services in 1986 and served as its President through May 2008. He initially served Basic as an Area Manager in the plugging and abandonment operations. Mr. Newman is a registered Professional Engineer and is active in the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Newman graduated with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.

William T. Dame
Vice President, Pumping Services Division
William T. Dame has 36 years of related of related industry experience. Mr. Dame joined Basic in 2003 and has served as our Vice President, Pumping Services and Wireline Division since 2006. He previously served as our Vice President, PPW and RAFT Divisions from 2005 to 2006 and as a regional vice president over our North Texas region from 2004 through 2005. Mr. Dame began his career in 1981 with Halliburton Services Andrews TX. From 1987 to 1997, he served as Vice President of Fleet Cementers, Inc., and from 1997 to 2003; he served in various operational management positions at Plains Energy, Precision Drilling, and New Force Energy Services. Mr. Dame attended Tarleton State University.

Douglas B. Rogers
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Douglas B. Rogers has 34 years of related industry experience. He joined Basic in 2007 and serves as Vice President, Corporate Marketing after serving as Vice President Contracts for the Drilling Division. Mr. Rogers was Vice President Rocky Mountain Division for Patterson-UTI Drilling Company from March 2003 to June 2007. He also served as Western Division Sales Manager for Ambar Lonestar Fluid Services, a division of Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, from 1998 to 2003. He began his career in 1983 with Permian Servicing Company, where he managed well servicing operations. He continued in that capacity through Permian Servicing Company's mergers with Xpert Well Service and Pride Petroleum Service until joining Zia Drill/Nova Mud in March 1997. Mr. Rogers graduated with a B.A. degree from Eastern New Mexico University.

Adam Hurley
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Adam Hurley has 16 years of related industry experience. He has been our Vice President of Strategy and Business Development since July 2018. Prior to joining Basic, he was an investment banker focused on oil and gas M&A advisory at Intrepid Partners, an energy-focused merchant bank, from 2016 to 2018 and Goldman Sachs from 2013 to 2016. Before that, Mr. Hurley was an officer in the U.S. Army for 8 years, most notably as a Special Forces team leader and an infantry platoon leader. Mr. Hurley graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University.

Eric Lannen
Vice President, Human Resources
Eric Lannen has more than 27 years of Human Resources experience in the oil & gas, engineering & construction, defense & government services and the technology industries, as well as more than 16 years of experience in HR leadership roles. Prior to joining Basic Energy Services in August 2015, Mr. Lannen served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Dyncorp International and Vice President of Human Resources at McDermott International. Mr. Lannen’s prior experience includes: talent acquisition leader for IBM growth markets across five continents; leading Human Resources for the Government Services Division of Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR); and several HR positions at Halliburton Company. Mr. Lannen graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Lanny T. ("Trampas") Poldrack
Vice President, Central Region
Lanny T. (“Trampas”) Poldrack has 30 years of related industry experience. He became our Vice President of Safety and Operations Support in April 2011. From April 2009 to April 2011, he served as a Corporate Marketing Representative based in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Basic Energy Services, he spent 13 years at Cudd Energy Services holding various technical sales and sales management positions for both well intervention and live well service divisions with the last 4 years as Business Development Manager for Cudd Well Control for both domestic and international operations working the US, Canadian, Latin America, European, Middle Eastern and South East Asian Markets. He began his oilfield career in West Texas as a technical field representative for Weatherford International specializing in fishing / rental tools and hydraulic BOP systems. Mr. Poldrack graduated with an applied science degree from Odessa Junior College.

Brett J. Taylor
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Brett J. Taylor has 22 years of related industry experience. He has been our Vice President of Manufacturing and Equipment since June, 2013. Prior to joining Basic, he was President of Taylor Industries, LLC in Tulsa, OK from 2010 to 2013. Previous to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Serva Group Manufacturing from 2009 to 2010. Before that, Brett held positions of increasing responsibilities at Taylor Industries over an 11-year span. His tenure at Taylor included the role of Consultant, President of Sales from 2008 to 2009, President of Taylor from 2003 to 2008, General Manager & Vice President of Business Development from 2001 to 2003, and Sales and Marketing Manager from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Taylor graduated with a Bachelor of Business Degree from the University of Oklahoma.

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