EPIC Team

The EPIC team is the combination of centrifugal and reciprocal compressor industry leaders who, after gaining decades of industry experience, united to pursue a new model for aftermarket services. By focusing on customer needs and dedicating our company to OEM-quality repairs, parts and service, EPIC provides fast, efficient aftermarket solutions on a global scale.

EPIC Team - Paul Deweese

PAUL DEWEESE
Chief Executive Officer
Paul has over 18 years in the oil and gas field services industry as a senior executive. He has vast experience running both public and private equity backed companies, which were domestic and internationally headquartered. Paul has served as CEO for Socotherm and Southwest Oilfield Products and was also the President of CRC-Evans Automatic Welding.

EPIC Team - Gordon Mishlier

GORDON MISHLER
President
Gordon is a seasoned executive with over 34 years in the oil and gas industry. Gordon had a 31-year tenure with Cameron International, where  most recently he served as the General Manager of the global aftermarket business for the reciprocating and process division. The last three years saw Gordon leading Southwest Oilfield Products, a global supplier to the oil rig industry, as the Vice President of Sales & Engineering.

EPIC Team - Blake Murrhee

BLAKE MURRHEE
Chief Financial Officer
Blake has over 20 years of financial and management experience in both private and public companies, focusing on manufacturing and service businesses. Blake earned an MBA from the University of Houston and is a Texas CPA. Blake has held Controller positions for growth-oriented companies from Benchmark Electronics and Southwest Oilfield products to Accelerated Production and Dover.

EPIC Team - Ryan Canter

RYAN CANTER
Vice President Sales and Marketing, Centrifugal
Ryan is a seasoned sales executive with a lengthy history of leading successful sales teams, focused on the industrial sector. Ryan is the ultimate team player who leads strategic direction and ensures the achievement of long-and-short-term business objectives. Ryan has exemplary business acumen and has led record-setting teams for numerous companies, including Cameron and Southwest Oilfield Products.

EPIC Team - John Sargent

JOHN SARGENT
Vice President Sales and Marketing, Reciprocating
John is a results-oriented sales and marketing business professional with 20 years of broad based domestic and international experience involving products related to gas compression and process technology. John has held management positions with El Paso Corporation and Cameron and  previously served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Spitzer Industries.

EPIC Team - Scott Tackett

SCOTT TACKETT
Vice President International
Scott is an oil and gas industry professional with over 20 years of operational and leadership experience, both within and outside of the military, with domestic and overseas responsibilities. His strengths include business development, strategic marketing, process improvements and leading multi-functional teams. Scott has had various marketing, sales and international roles with the United States Army, General Electric, Cameron International, Rolls-Royce and Southwest Oilfield Products.

ED ROPER
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Ed has over 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry with Cooper Industries, Cameron International and Gardner Denver. Ed was Corporate VP of Cameron’s global aftermarket businesses and held various career positions as VP Sales; VP Marketing; Gen. Mgr of Compression Aftermarket. Ed recently completed three years as VP Aftermarket for Gardner Denver’s Energy Group businesses.

EPIC Board of Directors - EPIC Team

WAYNE KRIEGER
General Manager of Centrifugal Operations
Wayne has 40+ years of experience in the centrifugal compressor industry. He started with Ingersoll Rand at their Mayfield, KY plant and spent the past 16 years at the Joy/Cameron facility in Buffalo, NY as Plant Manager followed by Director Worldwide Operations. He is a consummate professional dedicated to ensuring the EPIC team exceeds customer expectations.