Charlie Thompson: Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Thompson serves as the Chairman of our Board of Directors and as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Thompson is currently a Managing Partner of PinHigh Capital Partners, a Houston-based family office affiliated investment partnership with a focus on smaller private oil service and exploration and production (“E&P”) investments. Mr. Thompson spent two years at Nomura Securities building the oil and gas investment banking business. From 2004 to 2014 he was an original partner of Legacy Partners Group, a boutique mergers and acquisitions firm based in New York that was sold to FBR Capital Markets (“FBR”) in the fall of 2007. Mr. Thompson remained at FBR to run the energy investment banking practice where the focus was small cap oil service and E&P mergers and acquisitions and capital raising. From 1995 to 2003, he worked at CSFB in the energy investment banking group. Mr. Thompson began his career as a commercial banker at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. He holds a B.A. in geology from Williams College and attended Columbia Business School.
Robert Fox: President and Chief Operating Officer
Robert has a wealth of operational expertise, particularly with respect to trucking and logistics, from his many years of senior level management experience with transportation businesses. Robert combines a customer-centric perspective with a very clear understanding that safety is the number one operational priority. We look forward to working with Robert as he helps guide Nuverra's operations to the next level of excellence."
Fox joins Nuverra from Comcar Industries, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also previously held senior management positions with Rocor International, Builder's Transport, Inc. and Burlington Northern Motor Holdings, Inc. Fox holds a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Joseph M. Crabb: Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Crabb serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. He joined Nuverra in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance securities reporting, corporate governance, and merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions. He previously was with Squire Sanders LLP as a partner and group leader of the corporate practice group in the firm’s Phoenix office. While at Squire Sanders, Mr. Crabb acted as Nuverra’s outside counsel and assisted the Company with key initiatives related to corporate finance; merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions; corporate governance; and litigation, among other projects. Earlier he was a partner in the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady LLP. Mr. Crabb received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Iowa, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law.
Stephen K. London: Vice President of Business Development
Mr. London serves as our Vice President for Business Development with overall responsibility for new and organic business expansion opportunities, as well as national sales and marketing efforts. He joined Nuverra in 2014 following 34 years with Halliburton in a variety of roles, including Account Vice President based in the company’s Houston office, Regional Sales Manager in Indonesia and Asia Business Development Manager in Malaysia. During his tenure with Halliburton, Mr. London led global expansion and account management efforts for select major accounts, and was responsible for the pursuit, growth and maintenance of key business relationships. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, for which he has chaired and served on numerous boards and committees. Mr. London received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Eric Bauer: Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bauer joined the Company on April 3, 2020, and serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bauer has over seventeen years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking, working primarily on merger and acquisition advisory, equity underwriting, and debt underwriting across all sectors of the energy industry. Mr. Bauer was most recently a Managing Director at Evercore in the Energy Corporate Advisory Business focused on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Bauer has previously worked for both Lehman Brothers and Citi in their Global Energy Groups and worked at Avista Capital Partners focused on private equity investing in the energy industry. Mr. Bauer graduated from Southern Methodist University, where he received a BBA in Finance and a BA in History.