G2 Integrated Solutions (G2-IS) today announced the appointment of Trey Whitley as interim CEO after the departure of David Corbett, while the board of G2-IS conducts a search for a new leader to guide the company through its next phase of growth.
Mr. Whitley was one of the first employees of G2 Partners, one of the two predecessor organizations brought together to form G2-IS, and served as a Senior Vice President of G2-IS before joining Kinder Morgan. Mr. Whitley will be joined by Vance Fairchild, a co-founder and former CEO of G2 Partners and G2-IS, as well as a current board member of G2-IS, who will serve as a senior advisor.
“We are grateful to have an experienced industry veteran such as Trey serve in this leadership role at G2-IS,” Mr. Fairchild said. “His familiarity with the company and his commitment to customer service, premium quality solutions, employee development and sustainable long-term growth is what G2-IS needs at this transition.”
“G2-IS is one of the premier asset integrity solutions providers in the industry, and our markets are demonstrating increased demand for the integrated suite of capabilities that the company provides,” commented Mr. Whitley. “Our goal is to continue working collaboratively with our customers to deliver optimal solutions while growing our business by expanding capabilities to further satisfy customer needs and extending the company’s geographic footprint to underserved markets.”
Over the coming months, the G2-IS board will conduct a search to find a permanent CEO. The board is committed to finding a leader who is focused on providing customers with the highest quality service, maintaining a culture focused on collaboration and teamwork, offering training and development opportunities for employees, and implementing a clear vision for growth and continued industry leadership.
About Trey Whitley:
Mr. Whitley serves as interim CEO for G2 Integrated Solutions. Mr. Whitley worked at Kinder Morgan before returning to G2-IS, where he previously served as Senior Vice President. For 10 years Mr. Whitley was a Senior Program Manager at a publicly traded engineering and risk management firm, responsible for the technical and financial performance of over $160 million of known remediation obligations. Previously, Mr. Whitley worked as a thermal and environmental engineer in the aerospace industry and as a project engineer for a company specializing in biological remediation and wastewater treatment.
Mr. Whitley has a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University and Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Houston. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and Kansas.
About Vance Fairchild:
Mr. Fairchild is currently an advisor, investor and corporate board director, and serves on several nonprofit boards. Prior, he was the founder and CEO of G2 Partners and CEO of G2 Integrated Solutions. Mr. Fairchild has more than 28 years of energy industry and professional services experience, leading, growing and monetizing several service company startups that provide risk management, financial, technical, environmental and engineering consulting.
Mr. Fairchild also serves as the Managing Principle, partnered with private equity groups, owning and managing brownfields redevelopment projects, and developing/constructing wetlands mitigation and ecological enhancement projects. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fairchild held several leading roles in the energy industry; he then founded two other consulting firms focused on energy, environmental and management consulting. In 1998, Mr. Fairchild founded ECON Capital L.P., focused on energy Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and transactional consulting, and later sold ECON to TRC Companies, Inc. in 2001.
Mr. Fairchild has degrees in civil and environmental engineering and business management, graduating with honors from Texas A&M University.
About G2 Integrated Solutions
G2 Integrated Solutions (G2-IS) delivers expertise to pipeline operators, utility companies and other energy stakeholders in six specialized service disciplines — Asset Integrity, Engineering, GIS Services, Regulatory Compliance, Field Services, and Software & Technology. We provide end-to-end solutions that help manage risk, assure compliance and optimize performance.
G2-IS implements innovative, value-driven solutions for clients across North America. G2-IS has offices located in Houston, Texas (Corporate Headquarters), Angleton, Texas, Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Walnut Creek, California.