In the Spotlight

At Oryx and Kodiak, hard work and determination go a long way. To show appreciation, directors nominated employees who go above and beyond their job expectations. Read further to see who is “in the spotlight” this quarter.

Karla Ramos – Karla works in the accounting department at Corporate where she “has been a key member of the Accounting team for quite a while, but has stepped up over the last few months to assume new responsibilities within the group. She has been a consistent performer in a time of significant change in our Accounting team,” stated by Lee Stanley, Director of Finance.

Zach Linares – Zach works in project management for Oryx. “Zach Linares is a dedicated employee who has continued to grow in knowledge of both field work and project management. Zach’s positive attitude in the face of difficulty has always been a benefit to our business unit. He has become a skilled and versatile employee that takes on each day with energy and enthusiasm,” stated Ryan Fray, Director of Field Operations – West TX.

Peter Gruber – Peter is our Field HR Manager and “has successfully switched our drug testing and background screens from DISA to new service providers Quest and Pre-Employ – saving the company roughly $30,000 a year. Peter also “has a fantastic, can-do attitude and isn’t afraid to take on new projects. His gumption is contagious,” says Courtney Fray, Director of PCC.

Matt Sanford – Matt Sanford is currently the VP of KEU Operations and, “He’s been inspirational in the growth and success of KEU – through his determination to be the best,” noted Tim Crawford.

Dustin Smith – Dustin is our project manager of KTB and “Brings a level of professionalism to the organization that results in the perfection of managing projects,” Tim Crawford