San Antonio Chapter
San Antonio, Texas
Meeting Schedule - 4th Thursday of the Month
Meeting Location - The Quarry Golf Course, 444 E. Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX
Gordon is the President of Fantail Services, Fantail Services provides Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) services, Leadership development, workshops and Speaking and onsite services.
Gordon has been a leader in the oil and gas business drilling and completion industry for over forty years and worked in more than twenty countries around the globe. Supervised and lead teams that had very diverse cultures, spoke different languages with very different education levels and always was able to gain respect and trust with the team and accomplished some amazing tasks.
Gordon believes in building and leading teams of professionals, using his training as a Ziglar Legacy Certified (ZLC) trainer and John Maxwell Certified trainer.
Chapter Vice President
Justin is a Sales and Business Development Manager with Safeguard Business Systems, a Deluxe Company.
Justin has been a leader and top sales account consultant in the marketing arena. Justin graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Professional Sales degree. He is a Score Volunteer Mentor and Texas Crime Association Civilian Advisor.
Justin believes in teamwork, commitment, and determination through his years of studying Professional Sales and Emotional Intelligence education.
Kurt is a Senior Tax Manager with Sol Schwartz & Associates and has been practicing public accounting for 24 years. He concentrates extensively in oil & gas taxation and as well as on manufacturing, agriculture and litigation support. Kurt holds a BS in Accounting and an MSA in Taxation, both from Texas Tech University.
He specialized in oil & gas tax and consulting matters as a manager with a premier CPA firm in Midland, where Kurt’s clients were almost exclusively from the upstream, midstream, and service areas of O&G. In addition to building his expertise in oil & gas, he also developed great appreciation and respect for the individuals who drive the industry.
Kurt is committed to power of small business, having grown up and worked on the family farm and owned and operated various businesses of his own.
Veteran's Affairs Office
John served over 29 years in the United States Navy, as the 15th Fleet Master Chief. He was the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Commander US Pacific Fleet, the largest fleet command in the world. He led over 140,000 Sailors, Marines and Civilians before retiring with honorable and faithful service in 2013. For the last seven years, John has worked as a Project Manager and Coach for a consulting company, leading projects throughout North America for world-wide oil and gas operations.
He was recognized as “Coach of the year” among his peers due to his leadership and coaching skills. He is known for his guidance to get inside organizations and improve their leadership development. He incorporates how to fine-tune operational methods. This saves millions of dollars in valuable equipment, property but most importantly saving lives. John is a graduate and was a four-year veteran Instructor at the US Navy Fighter Weapons School “TOPGUN”, As an alumnus of the US Senior Enlisted Academy and the National Defense University’s Keystone Course, his passion is assisting individuals and teams achieve their goals to become successful in business and life.