Management Team

Ronald Shore - Founder. Ron began working in oil field in 1970 as Vice President of Wilshore Production Company in Kilgore, Texas. In 1972, Ron founded Shore Production Company and became an independent oil and gas producer. He founded TEC in 1978 when he rebuilt the Company’s first rig himself. While TEC began by primarily serving Wilshore and Shore Production, under Ron’s leadership, TEC grew steadily to become the premium well service company in the Ark-La-Tex region. Before entering the oil business, Ron worked in various manufacturing engineering positions at Texas Instruments, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Ron is also past President of the Association of Energy Service Contractors.

Stephen Shore - President and CEO. Stephen’s primary responsibilities are Operations Management, Process Improvements, and Marketing. Stephen has sixteen years of experience in the oil and gas business starting as a floor hand on service and drilling rigs in the early 1980s and as a pumper for Wilshore Production and Shore Production. From 1988 to 1996, Stephen worked at Stemco, Inc. in Marketing, Manufacturing, and Engineering Management. Stephen rejoined TEC in 1996 as Vice President of Operations. As Vice President, Stephen implemented the Company’s reporting and communication program and the use of laptop computers in the field by the Field Supervisors. This program drastically increased the quality of the Company’s service through better and faster communication to customers of work in progress as well the creation of detailed final reports. Stephen became President and COO in 2003. Stephen holds a B.S. in Economics from Stephen F. Austin State University and a M.B.A. from Penn State University.

Kenneth Shore - Vice President, CFO and General Counsel. Kenneth has been an advisor to the Company since 1996. He became TEC’s Vice President in 2003. Kenneth’s main responsibilities at TEC include overseeing TEC’s financial reporting, corporate finance, and business development. He also advises the company on legal issues related to finance, employment, oil & gas, collections, and health, safety and environmental regulation. Kenneth is a graduate of Texas A&M University at College Station, the McCombs Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University.  He is a Texas CPA and Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Kenneth has also served on the Boards of Directors of the Association of Energy Service Companies and the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. 

Bill Beadles -  Account Manager. Bill is a sixteen-year TEC employee. Bill started out as a floor hand and worked his way up to Rig Operator and Field Supervisor. Bill is one of the most knowledgeable sales professionals in the Ark-La-Tex and makes sure that TEC meets the customers’ expectations.

David Etchelecu - Corporate HSE / HR Director.  His responsibilities include the recruitment and onboarding training practices for all personnel.  In addition, David spearheads the development and adhereance of company programs for increased organizational wide success.  Other areas of focus include: labor relation, client engagement, conflict resolution, claim management, and organizational compliance with all Federal, State, and customer policies and regulations.  David holds an A.A.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Technology from Kilgore College, a B.B.A. and Master of Strategic Leadership from LeTourneau University.
 
Shawn Davenport - Swab/Braided Line Manager. Shawn joined the company in January 2002 as a workover floor hand and since has moved on to managing the swab department. He has 8 years of combined swabbing and braided line experience. Shawn is currently responsible for managing three 9/16" line swab rigs and three 1/4" braided line units. He works and communicates with customers to meet their swabbing/braided line needs.