Staff Directory – Resource West, Inc.
Meet The Resource West Team...
CEO & President
Jack Hays founded Resource West in 2004 after more than 20 years of successful business development in the Oil Field Service industry. Mr. Hays, former owner of Western Pump and Dredge (WPD), expanded WDP from a “one man” operation to over 500 employees with branches opened across the USA. He brings his focus on the company’s strategic direction, as well as embracing the development of the company’s culture. At Resource West, Mr Hays is responsible for overall corporate growth. He specializes in assessing opportunities and developing new business as well as maximizing return on corporate investments. In 2012, Jack won Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Energy and Cleantech category for the Western Region. He is a native to Colorado and a very proud father to two daughters who follow closely in their father’s entrepreneurial footsteps.
Executive VP & COO • (970) 201-6004
Derek handles technical analysis and operations oversight for Resource West. He is widely recognized for his due diligence to maximize efficiencies and increase profitability. Derek has been in the industry since 2008, with his field experience and more than 12 years of executive sales, he has been a key component in the design, development and market share for the Commander Series Tanks. Originally from Ohio, Derek happily resides in Western Colorado with his daughter.
Executive VP & CFO • (970) 245-7104
Kevin is responsible for financial oversight and reporting for Resource West. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in finance and banking. He has special expertise related to investments and complex financing transactions. He resides in Western Colorado where he can enjoy his extra time with his grandson.
Randall Jochim – Evaporators
Account Executive – Sales • (970) 712-9673
Randall handles technical analysis of Resource West evaporation units and is account executive for evaporation sales. He has more than 9 years’ experience in executive sales. Before joining Resource West, Randall worked out in the field as a communication technician for a local telecommunication company and quickly moved into the position of executive sales. Since working with Resource West in 2008, his client work has spanned into 26 states and 10 countries. Randall is originally from North Dakota but resides in Western Colorado with his wife and two kids.
William "Mac" MacDonald - Evaporators
Design Engineer • (970) 773-4973
Mac is a key component in Resource West's engineering and development team. He is responsible for direct technical knowledge provided to customers and provides insight for special project's needs. As an Army Veteran and Mechanical Engineer, Mac brings diverse skills, knowledge and support to the Resource West. He resides in Western Colorado with his wife and daughter.
Safety & Facilities Coordinator • (970) 773-6312
Greg has over 5 years in safety and facility coordinating. He has been instrumental in cultivating the Resource West safety program as well as executing the safety of all employees. Greg ensures all safety risks have been identified, assessed and satisfactory throughout all departments. He has also been pivotal in registering Resource West with ISNetworld, a global resource for connecting corporations. Originally born on the Eastern slope of Colorado, he now resides in Grand Junction with his wife and enjoys time with their children
Business Development Manager • (970) 778-5529
Emily is responsible for strategic planning and overall corporate growth including assessing opportunities and developing new business. Emily is a recognized leader with seven years of experience in the oilfield completion services, specifically focused on water management. With her keen sense for solving unique client problems, Emily is a key component in managing relationships with essential counterparties as well as providing necessary support. Native to Colorado, she resides in Eastern Colorado near her alma mater CSU – Go Rams!