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432.561.5481 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 5:30 4200 Maple Ave. Odessa, TX 79762
Jeff Stake
Jeff Stake

President and CEO

With 15 years of experience in process optimization and project planning and execution, Jeff oversees engineering, operations, and project management divisions for OGT.  Jeff previously served as the Vice President of Process Systems for Allied Equipment, where he led the process design and execution team to double in size over a five-year period. Jeff has lead groups ranging in size from simple meter stations to full cryogenic plant buildouts.  Jeff holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University, an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. He is a licensed Professional Chemical Engineer in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.

Alan Navarrete
Alan Navarrete

Vice President of Operations

Alan oversees engineering, operations, and QA/QC divisions for OGT. His responsibilities include overseeing management personnel, planning, forecasting, growth analysis, market assessments, and maintaining all projects’ quality and profitability. He has over 15 years of experience in providing electrical and general construction installations to the Oil & Gas industry with a wide range of experience in upstream, midstream, and downstream projects. Alan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Scott Russell
Scott Russell

Vice President of Support Services

Scott began his career in petrochemical plant operations. Over a 15-year period, he worked his way to a senior operator level and served as plant trainer, supervisor, and operations liaison in the engineering department. He took his experience in gas plants and spent the next 12 years serving as a chemical treatment expert treating cooling water, wastewater, and plant process applications. Scott joined OGT in September 2017 as Business Operations Manager. He then served as VP of Business Operations, overseeing the administrative team’s day-to-day operations and the corporate offices. As VP of Support Services, Scott leads the safety group and the support services team that handles operation and maintenance of the corporate vehicle fleet and owned heavy equipment. Support Services also takes care of all rental heavy equipment and tools needed on OGT work locations. Scott holds a BBA in Business Administration from the University of Texas, Permian Basin.

Larry Medina
Larry Medina

Vice President of Corporate Development

Larry started his career working in gas plants and refineries for Ref-Chem while attending night school to pursue a safety degree.  He followed his safety degree with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology.  After 12 years with Ref-Chem and managing projects across the United States, he joined the OGT team in 2014. Larry holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Texas, Permian Basin, and an M.B. A from Texas Tech University. Larry has managed projects around the country.

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Josh Araujo

Chief Financial Officer

Josh Araujo is responsible for all financial functions, including accounting, audit, treasury, and corporate finance.  He also has oversight of all human resources activities.  Before joining OGT in 2019, Josh was a Senior Vice President in Jefferies Industrials Investment Banking Group, where he worked on a broad range of M&A, debt, and equity capital market transactions.  Josh started his finance career as an associate in Lazard’s General Banking group in 2010.  Previously, Josh served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.  Josh holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University.