PITCO's Management Team
Mr. Uselton has more than 35 years of experience in the OCTG pipe industry. Living and working in the oilfields of West Texas (Midland) he acquired a very broad-base understanding of how the operations side of the oil industry worked. From this very unique perspective he learned to quickly identify operational problems and conceptualize plausible solutions.
With his experience and insight, he has been instrumental in creating and expanding products and services designed around the needs of our OCTG customers. Early in his career, he worked his way from the field to serve as Permian Basin Division Manager for a large OCTG pipe inspection company.
He was later appointed Vice-President of the company and moved to Houston, Texas, the domestic hub of pipe operations in America. During this time period Mr. Uselton was instrumental in defining several new products and innovative solutions for the pipe industry.
In 1995, Mr. Uselton was appointed President of Scan Systems Corp. and was elected to the Board of Directors of the company. Today, he provides vision and direction for Scan Systems by serving as CEO and COO of the company.
In order to continue providing unique solutions for today’s operational problems, he remains in close touch with key industry personnel as well as being directly involved in all four of Scan Systems’ operating divisions; PITCO (Pipe Inspection Technologies), Tally-Rite Measuring Systems, EDM Specialties, and TDS (Tubular Data Systems). Under Mr. Uselton’s leadership he has organized a group of specialized OCTG products into what is now a world-class organization serving a global market.
As our PITCO Division Manager, Mr. Speiser brings an experience level not often seen in any industry. After serving in the United States Air Force and obtaining a degree in Electronics, Mr. Speiser began his career in NDT inspection in 1971 working with Gamma Systems.
He has worked as a field technician, a service supervisor, quality control supervisor, division manager and has been the driving force behind PITCO since its inception. When it comes to MFL inspection, there are few out there with Mr. Speiser's level of expertise.
Vice President Sales and Marketing
As the newest member of the management team, Mr. Rutledge is focused on making the next twenty five years of customer service, product development and advancement in technology even better than the last.
After receiving a Bachelors Degree from Sam Houston State University, Mr. Rutledge has spent the past fourteen years working in sales and management, developing a strong desire and dedication to serving the needs of our most important assets; you our customers.
Director of Sales
Mr. Leslie joined our company in 2002 as Director of Sales and Marketing for our PITCO Division.
Mr. Leslie has more than 35 years in the OCTG inspection industry. He has always been involved with developing and marketing advanced technologies and has served several leading-edge companies in various rolls. Mr. Leslie started his career as an electronics technician in West Texas. In the mid-1970’s he joined NDT Systems in sales and advanced to vice-president of the company. Mr. Leslie later started his own successful manufacturing company in the 1980’s and served as President and CEO of VICORP Manufacturing. In the 1990’s Mr. Leslie joined ICO, a public company and was general manager of one of their operating division, B&W Manufacturing. His responsibilities with ICO included global sales, marketing, and the overall operations of the B&W division.
Over the past thirty-five years Mr. Leslie has made hundreds of friends and loyal customers in the OCTG inspection industry. Mr. Leslie personally takes an interest in his customers and strives for nothing less than their total satisfaction. With an incredible wealth of industry knowledge, and as a person who is always available to help a customer, we are proud to have Mr. Leslie on our team.
Director of Manufacturing
Cecil Black has thirty plus years of experience in EMI manufacturing, EMI project management, and field service that allows him to respond quickly and effectively to our customer’ s needs and requirements.
During his years of experience, Mr. Black has been able to gain an extraordinary amount of knowledge in manufacturing, trouble shooting, and installation of EMI inspection equipment.
With his work ethic, experience and leadership skills he continues to help to make PITCO a world class organization.
Mr. Lindemann joined our management team three years ago, after spending twenty-four years working for the Metropolitan Transit Authority. For the majority of those years Mr. Lindemann spent his time and efforts in purchasing and management. After starting out as a diesel coach mechanic, through hard work and dedication Mr. Lindemann worked his way up the ranks serving as Maintenance Liaison, Project Manager and Purchasing Coordinator.
With his focus on problem solving and streamlining operations, Mr. Lindemann is a perfect fit for our company and our customers.