PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER
Jeff Bartlam is co-founder and serves as president of Shale Support, LLC. His proven history of successful management and financial transaction services has helped to lead the company in securing over $200 million in financing to develop infrastructure and fund working capital for the company’s San Antonio, Texas location.
Bartlam is a recognized expert in private company valuations. He’s been published in Mergers and Acquisitions Magazine and served as featured speakers on private company valuations for the American Management Association and the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals and M&A strategy.
S. KEVIN BOWEN
CEO AND CO-FOUNDER
Kevin Bowen, co-founder and CEO of Shale Support Holdings, LLC has over 20 years of business development and operational experience. Bowen has developed and shaped the vision of Shale Support Holdings, LLC, assembling and leading the team needed to achieve the vision of a vertically integrated logistical company, geared towards supporting the emerging shale oil and gas markets from concept to reality, in just two short years.
VICE PRESIDENT, LOGISTICS
Shane Summers serves as vice president of logistics for Shale Support Holdings, LLC where he oversees all aspects of the logistics department, ensuring that all services are in line with the organization’s policies, procedures and business goals.
Summers previously worked as a logistics/terminal manager, director of rail logistics and survey engineer/regional manager for major energy and technology corporations. In addition to his professional experience, he is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Lee Hullman serves as Vice President of Business Development for Shale Support Holdings, LLC where he assists in the company’s overall strategic planning and initiatives. His sound knowledge and experience with customers and transportation companies allow him to focus on growth opportunities and projects that align with the company’s vision and goals.
Prior to joining the organization, Hullman held multiple positions of increasing responsibility within marketing, sales and logistics for a Class I railroad. Most recently, he was responsible for business development efforts for Texas and Oklahoma, with an emphasis in the oil and gas industry.
CHARLES R. CASWELL
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Charles R. Caswell has served as chief financial officer of Shale Support Holdings, LLC since 2013. He has more than 23 years of professional experience with progressive responsibilities in senior corporate finance and accounting positions.
Prior to joining the organization, Caswell held the position of treasurer/vice president of finance for an energy services corporation.
DIRECTOR OF HSE/QUALITY CONTROL
Scotti Bayman joined Shale Support in 2012 and brings with him over 20 years of operational experience. Scotti oversees every aspect of health, safety, environment and quality assurance for the company, including the raw material quality at the dry plant to the production, construction, logistics, design engineering and the company’s finished products. He has developed and implemented quality, production, environmental and safety standards for Shale Support’s proppant solutions, aggregate and specialty products. Under his leadership, the Shale Support quality control program holds an impressive record of not having one rail car or purchase order refused by a customer for quality control issues.