Meet the Team

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Experience applied. Results delivered.

With more than 350 years of combined experience on our senior team alone, EnSiteUSA brings a wealth of multidisciplinary expertise and a rare perspective on every project.

Leadership Team

Kyle Howard, PE

President
Kyle Howard, PE

Kyle Howard, PE

President

Kyle’s experience in the energy industry encompasses both domestic and international projects. Including an EMBA from Rice University and a Professional Engineer in multiple states, Kyle has served in roles ranging from project engineer, project manager, project director, and executive sponsor pertaining to onshore facilities, compressor stations, and pipeline projects and programs. Kyle’s operational, engineering, and field experience has proven to build and sustain high performing teams with a client first mentality. He remains active in contributing to industry associations through committees, teaching, and technical authorship.

Amir Ashy, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Amir Ashy, CPA

Amir Ashy, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

With over 27 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership, business processes, audit and tax, Amir is responsible for all accounting, treasury, corporate finance and human resources functions. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas.

L.A. "Buster" Gray, III, PE

Executive Vice President
Buster Gray

L.A. "Buster" Gray, III, PE

Executive Vice President

Over 40 years of experience in the management and design of oil and gas pipeline projects with capital budgets ranging from less than $1 million to approximately $5 billion. His experience spans all aspects of pipeline project execution, including engineering, surveying and project/construction management. Buster owned and operated Pipeline Design Enterprises, Inc. After a merger with Universal Ensco, Inc. in 1989, he served as senior vice president until its sale in 2008.

Andy Taylor, PE, PLS

Senior Vice President - Survey Services
Andy Taylor

Andy Taylor, PE, PLS

Senior Vice President - Survey Services

Over 27 years of experience in the surveying and engineering professions, the vast majority of which has been in the oil and gas pipeline industry. Andy is a Professional Engineer (PE) in six states and a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) in four states.

Jim Alexander, PE

Senior Vice President – EPCM Services
Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander, PE

Senior Vice President – EPCM Services

Over 40 years of experience in the energy industry as an accomplished executive with a proven ability to lead teams in the planning, design, construction management and delivery of major capital projects in the domestic and international oil and gas industry. Jim is a valued Professional Engineer having served in executive management roles within operating companies and EPCM consulting firms. He has a proven history as a project director, successfully delivering large complex capital projects on time and within budget involving multiple partners and outside stakeholders for pipelines and facilities. Jim is a respected leader, able to build highly motivated project teams focused on achieving strategic commercial and project objectives.

Kim Braswell

Vice President – Construction Management & Inspection Services
Kim Braswell

Kim Braswell

Vice President – Construction Management & Inspection Services

Over 25 years of experience in administration and business management of engineering, construction management and field inspection of pipelines and related facility projects with capital budgets ranging from less $1M to approximately $90M. Additionally, she has developed her knowledge and skillset by working in a variety of disciplines including operations, marketing, sales, business development and corporate development. As Vice President of Construction Management and Field Inspection, Kim oversees the daily operations.

Brian Potter

Vice President - EPCM Services
Brian Potter

Brian Potter

Vice President - EPCM Services

Over 30 years of experience in the natural gas Transmission & Distribution pipeline industry primarily focusing on modernization and maintenance capital projects including large scale AMRP, PRP, and BSCI programs ranging from $1M to $1Billion in total capital cost. Brian’s 16 years of project execution with a large operating company coupled with his consulting experience brings extensive transmission & distribution knowledge that encompasses detailed design, routing & FEED studies, cost estimating, permitting, construction inspection, O&M, and high & low pressure distribution systems and storage facilities.

Scott Cutlip, PE

Vice President - EPCM Services
Scott Cutlip, PE

Scott Cutlip, PE

Vice President - EPCM Services

Scott has over 30 years of progressive experience in engineering, operations, project, and senior management in the energy industry. His experience includes cross-country pipeline projects, facilities, distribution, integrity, and pipeline safety. Scott has the proven ability to build high-performing, client-focused teams, delivering projects that consistently meet or exceed expectations. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 24 states.

Chris Brown, PE

Vice President – EPCM Services

Chris Brown, PE

Vice President – EPCM Services

With a career spanning over three decades, Chris brings a wealth of experience in sponsoring and delivering projects from concept through construction up to $2 BB in total CAPEX. Specializing in the intricate design, project management, and construction of projects associated with pipelines, meter stations, compressor stations, and CO2 infrastructure, Chris leads by example, striving for high-quality work in harmony with company goals. Grounded in a profound understanding of gas and liquid pipeline systems, Chris dedicates himself to excellence in design, project management, construction, and operations.

Gilbert Cano

Vice President - Business Development

Gilbert Cano

Vice President - Business Development

Gilbert is an accomplished sales & marketing professional versed in the oil & gas industry for over 15 years. With a proven track record of cross selling engineering & field professional services, he's proven to be client centric and experienced in solution driven thinking to keep the client's needs and expectations primary. Skilled in broadening the company's footprint through industry engagement and event participation, he's continuously building upon client relationships to capitalize on new opportunities. He obtained his MBA at Texas A&M in Kingsville and is a member of the Pipeliners Young Professionals group.

Nikhil Anthony, PE

Project Director
Nikhil Anthony, PE

Nikhil Anthony, PE

Project Director

Over 19 years of experience in the pipeline industry delivering both liquids and gas projects. Nikhil is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in multiple states with a master’s in mechanical engineering from Florida State. Nikhil has an extensive resume in developing and executing large and small cap EPCM projects across the energy industry spectrum.

Tina Hall

Director - Land & ROW Services
Tina Hall

Tina Hall

Director - Land & ROW Services

Over 27 years of experience in Land and Right of Way Services in the oil & gas pipeline industry managing a wide array of projects including multi-state large diameter main line pipelines to small gathering systems. Tina has held a broad range of positions including Project Land Manager, Right of Way Supervisor, Senior Right of Way Agent, Project Administrator, Office Manager, Title Review & Research, Permitting Documents Supervision, and Land Records Administration. With this knowledge & expertise, she is versed in what is required for each project to ensure success.

Drew Zarallo

Vice President – Renewables EPC & EPCM Services

Drew Zarallo

Vice President – Renewables EPC & EPCM Services

Drew is an accomplished leader in the renewable energy sector, boasting 20 years of experience advancing from superintendent to executive roles. His expertise spans managing substantial construction projects in the U.S. and internationally, leading high-performing teams, and providing strategic oversight to top-tier companies. Drew's role encompasses the entire project lifecycle, from design and estimation to execution and closure, effectively solving problems and aligning teams to achieve impactful results.

Gary Greer, PLS

Vice President – Survey & Mapping (Houston)
Gary Greer, PLS

Gary Greer, PLS

Vice President – Survey & Mapping (Houston)

Over 40 years of diverse experience performing, supervising and managing survey work on major domestic pipeline projects and gathering systems. Gary manages projects utilizing GPS equipment for control networks, survey grade (RTK) and mapping grade (Pro-XRS) surveys. Gary is responsible for all phases of survey projects at EnSiteUSA.

Baris Bildaci

Vice President – Technology Solutions
Baris Bildaci

Baris Bildaci

Vice President – Technology Solutions

Over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas midstream pipeline industry supporting operations through information technology on domestic and international projects with diversified teams and clients. Baris has led technical development teams executing projects focused in accounting, human resources, vendor management, project management, engineering, GIS and field data gathering. His Master of Business Administration and Master of Industrial Engineering degrees along with Project Management and Scheduling Professional accreditations provide project efficiencies to EnSiteUSA’s clients through innovation and automation.

James Copeland

Vice President – Director of HSSE & Compliance
James Copeland

James Copeland

Vice President – Director of HSSE & Compliance

Over 30 years of experience in the natural gas & liquid pipeline and petrochemical industry with an extensive background in operator qualification and compliance sectors. James has an extensive background in hazard identification and mitigation and is experienced in development of compliance programs to meet OSHA, MSHA and BOEMRE requirements. He has a strong technical background in the construction and inspection of pipeline and pipeline systems, including land and offshore facilities. James is experienced in development and facilitation of federal site security plans as required by Federal MARSEC.

Andrea Henley

Project Controls Director
Andrea Henley

Andrea Henley

Project Controls Director

Over 25 years of experience in project controls, construction, and engineering on domestic and international projects. Andrea has managed projects on-time and under budget with a track record of implementing new processes and procedures for improved performance. With the knowledge and expertise in cost control, planning/schedule, change management, risk/opportunities, document controls contract management, accounting and estimating. Andrea has the insight to problem-solve various projects from start through completion successfully. As a Chemical Engineer, she provides technical and managerial competencies to improve productivity while achieving commercial and project objectives.

Jessica Marshall, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Director
Jessica Marshall, SHRM-CP

Jessica Marshall, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Director

With over 10 years experience in HR, Jessica puts people first. She is a seasoned HR professional with experience in a variety of HR functional areas including recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, leadership training & development, benefits, and safety. Jessica holds a Bachelor’s in Public Administration and is a Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP). As Human Resources Manager, she leads a team that provides HR and Benefits solutions with a focus on compliance, technology and customer service.

Zeynep Bildaci

Vice President – Business Solutions
Zeynep Bildaci

Zeynep Bildaci

Vice President – Business Solutions

Over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas services Industry in project management, project controls, information technology management, enterprise business process and solutions design and implementations, business transformation and change management, and business intelligence and reporting suites. Zeynep’s experience managing a wide variety of multi-discipline global projects along with her Master of Business Administration in Engineering Management and Master of Industrial Engineering degrees and her training as a Leadership Coach and Scrum Master, provide EnSiteUSA with best in class technology resulting in project improvements for clients.