Board of Directors
Mike Elphick - President
Mike Elphick is the Business Development Manager for ProDirectional. He has more than 28 years of sales experience in several industries that include: oil and gas directional drilling, pharmaceuticals, wireless communications and wholesale food. Prior to joining the oil and gas industry, Elphick worked as Territory Manager for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Novartis Pharmaceuticals and was recognized for several top selling awards. In his current position, he is responsible for market growth, customer management, and strategic planning in the Permian Basin district. Elphick is also a Board member at Greentree Country Club in Midland, TX.
Braxton Minor - Executive VP
Braxton Minor is the Directional Drilling Coordinator at Concho Resources. With more than 24 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, he started his career at EPS (Environmental Protection Services) Engineering and Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements before joining Concho Resources in 2011. In his current position, he has developed and managed the Company’s horizontal optimization drilling program for their Permian Basin operations. Braxton currently serves as the Committee Chairman of the IADD Permian Basin Chapter and on the IADD Board of Directors, as well as the Boy Scouts of America’s (Buffalo Trail Council) Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Lindsey Keith - Secretary
Lindsey Keith is a Project Manager for JP3 Measurement. With more than 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, she started her career at Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements in the Permian Basin before joining JP3 Measurement in 2020. In her current position, she manages field and remote data operations for real-time NIR optical hydrocarbon analyzers of over 50 sites across multiple domestic regions, managing field resources and customer relations.
Casey Walker- Treasurer
Casey Walker is a CFO for cougar cleaning equipment. She began her career in the oil field 5 years ago at Endeavor Energy Services as the accountant for the roustabout and trucking divisions. She continued to be VP/CFO for a work-over rig company before joining Cougar Cleaning Equipment.