Gordon Britton is the President and CEO of INTEGRA Technologies a leading provider of best in class services and products which detect, prevent and correct leaks in the energy industry. Gord is a professional engineering graduate of the University of Waterloo. With over three decades of experience within the industry, his expertise has allowed him to write and present several papers on bolted gasketed sealing technologies and is the creator of the FlangeTrak™ Leak Prevention Process. He is the co-developer of five patents and patents pending on hydraulic tensioning technology. He has also authored Bolted Joint chapter for the Piping Hand Book, a McGraw Hill publication. Gordon recognizes the responsibility to ensure the safety and reliability of the energy infrastructure that serves our society. INTEGRA Technologies is his instrument for doing so. Gord is an active Rotarian, a world traveler and is committed to global literacy and the education of rural women in advancing nations. He and his wife Josy have six grown children and grandchildren, they make their home on the shores of Lake Huron in Southwestern Ontario.
Dave Godfrey is a subject matter expert in offering Joint integrity solutions. His career spans three-decades bringing together people, processes and safer solutions to energy infrastructure all over the world. His work has brought him to Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North and South America. He first started with INTEGRA Technologies in 2002 as Operations Manager for the Pasadena, Texas location. Across his career, his roles have spanned from Field Technician to his current role of Vice-President of Service and Rentals USA, giving him an outstanding understanding of all aspects of the business. He is a member of the Marine Technology Society, ADC Association of dive contractors and is an officer of Houston Area Rig Riders, raising funds for various charities.
Chuck Overby has been passionate about bringing new technology to market since 1983. His career spans several segments of the energy industry from chemical handling products for upstream and refinery applications to ultrasound technology. Since joining INTEGRA in 2002 Chuck has been working with our engineers and technicians in bringing faster, better, and safer technology to bear on the energy industry’s bolted joints. He enjoys being involved with introducing disruptive technology to solve long standing industry issues. His current role with INTEGRA Technologies is Vice-President of Engineered Products, Marketing, and IT. Chuck is a graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida with a degree in Business Administration. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys golf, hunting, fishing and photography.
Sherri Thomas’s passion is the development of INTEGRA’s leadership and their teams. She has worked in the field of Human Resources for over 25 years, with 20 of those years with INTEGRA Technologies, where she now serves as Chief Human Resource and Development Officer. She is a certified Human Behavioral Consultant and a certified Coach and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. She works to assess and build optimum work teams. Sherri’s unique ability of clarifying complex issues equips her to provide a full spectrum of leadership training and individual coaching. She delights in empowering individuals and organizations by identifying obstacles and finding solutions to barriers that keep them from maximizing growth potential. She has served as a volunteer, board member and trainer for various non-profit and ministry organizations.
Bill has over 25 years of experience in finance and senior management, having worked in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution and procurement. He has held senior positions with fast growing companies such as Trudell Medical, Medbuy Corporation and StarTech.com. He has had extensive experience in all aspects of finance including budgeting/forecasting, banking, cash flow, treasury, foreign exchange, taxes, and working capital management.
Bill’s core strengths include aligning financial reporting with business strategy through the development of KPI’s and dashboards, much of this on an international stage. In addition to being very comfortable wearing the finance hat, he has extensive experience managing other functional departments, including IT, HR, Corporate Purchasing, Supply Chain and Logistics. This varied background has given Bill a unique ability to view business cross functionally, bringing insight and leverage to virtually every area of the company. Additionally, he has worked with business owners for companies of all sizes and complexities, from startup to global organizations with operations on several continents.
Bill is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, and holds both a C.I.M. and CA CPA designation.
Joe Park has over 25 years experience in the Energy Industry and is a Veteran of the US Army, serving in both Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Throughout his career, Joe has worked across several functional aspects of the oil and gas business, from Operator to Director of HSEQ, giving him a deep understanding of the everyday complexities of the industry to deliver zero accidents, zero defects, and zero delays. Joe provides oversight of environmental, health, and safety regulation that adheres to legislative requirements set by federal (OSHA) and other local, state, and provincial agencies. However, in practice, Joe prides himself on coaching his colleagues and helping them understand why it is we do what we do, whether it be safety or operational quality. The most valuable time he shares is when he is one-on-one with employees in the shop or field, making sure they know that the business is committed to their safety and well-being.