Management 2019-05-08T13:58:07+00:00

Executive Team

David W. Theis

President & Chief Executive Officer / Board Director

Mr. Theis serves as APG’s President & Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Board of Directors. With nearly 30 years of power generation experience, Mr. Theis has held several senior leadership positions at market-leading public and private companies including Dover Diversified (Allis-Chalmers), GE/Preco Turbine & Compressor Services, Dresser-Rand and PAS Technologies, which included the former PAS European industrial gas turbine business in Cork, Ireland. Mr. Theis founded Leading Edge Turbine Technologies, and served as its President/CEO until its sale to Dresser-Rand in 2010. Mr. Theis holds a BBA in Economics from Sam Houston State University and an MS in Economics from University of St. Thomas.

Austin G. David

Chief Financial Officer / Board Director

Mr. David serves as APG’s Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining APG and its financial sponsor, Mr. David served as a Vice President at Turnbridge Capital Partners, an energy-focused private equity investment firm. Prior to business school, Mr. David held positions at MarkWest Energy Partners, a midstream enterprise engaged in the gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas (now owned by Marathon Petroleum), and KPMG. Mr. David holds an MBA in Finance and Management from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, and both a BBA and MA in Accounting from the Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa.

Richard Curtis

Vice President, V-Series Gas Turbines

Mr. Curtis serves as VP of “V” Series Gas Turbines. Mr. Curtis has over 40 years of gas turbine experience in various engineering, operations and technical/sales management roles, working for original equipment manufacturers (Pratt & Whitney, Solar), overhaul/repair providers (Chromalloy, AAR, Preco, Sermatech) and most recently with Eta Technologies, which was acquired by APG during 2018. Mr. Curtis holds a BS Chemical/Materials Science double major degree from the University of Connecticut and a Masters Degree in Metallurgy from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Lee Wood

Vice President of Business Development
International

Mr. Wood serves as APG’s VP of International Business Development. With 25 years of power generation experience, Mr. Wood has held leadership positions at Chromalloy, Wood Group, EthosEnergy and TRS Global. Mr. Wood holds a Higher National Degree in Business Studies from Angus College in Arbroath, Scotland.

Leadership Team

Marty Magby

Vice President of Business Development
Bundles Services

Mr. Magby serves as APG’s VP of Business Development focused on bundled services. With 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Magby previously held leadership positions at Westinghouse (OEM), Westar (Operator) and TGM (an independent maintenance provider). Mr. Magby serves as the Chair of the GE Heavy Industrial Group for CTOTF. Mr. Magby holds an Engineering degree from Kansas State University.

Jeremy Clifton

Vice President of Business Development

Mr. Clifton serves as APG’s VP of Business Development, joining the Company in 2011 as a Technical Sales Representative. Prior to APG, Mr. Clifton held several leadership positions in the logistics and nuclear transport industries. Mr. Clifton holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from ITT.

Aaron Frost

Director of Technology

Mr. Frost serves as APG’s Director of Technology. With nearly 28 years of power generation experience, Mr. Frost’s career has encompassed several aspects of the manufacturing and repair of industrial gas turbines, notably developing welding and brazing procedures utilized during the original manufacturing of multiple GE frames (5, 6B, FA, 7E, 7F, 9E, 9F and 9H series HPT components). Prior to joining APG, Mr. Frost held leadership positions at Pratt & Whitney, Wood Group and General Electric Power Systems. Mr. Frost holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from The University of Cincinnati.

Alan Lovelace

Director of Engineering

Mr. Lovelace serves as APG’s Director of Engineering. With over 30 years of power generation experience, prior to joining APG Mr. Lovelace held several leadership positions at Siemens Westinghouse, Dow Chemical and TRS Services. Mr. Lovelace holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of South Florida, and is a registered professional mechanical engineer.

Alex Nordin

General Manager – Turbine Services Repair

Mr. Nordin serves as APG’s General Manager of Turbine Repair Services. With 20 years of Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine manufacturing and repair experience, Mr. Nordin has held positions at Bosch, Pratt & Whitney, Howmet, MT Texas and Trinity Turbine. Mr. Nordin holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering from Ferris State University and an MBA in Global Management from The University of Phoenix.

Craig Kingsley

General Manager – Plant & Field Services

Mr. Kingsley serves as APG’s General Manager of Plant & Field Services. With 25 years of engineering, operations, and management experience in the heavy frame industrial gas turbine market, Mr. Kingsley has held leadership positions at Dresser-Rand, Leading Edge Turbine Technologies, Sulzer and most recently with ProEnergy Services. Mr. Kingsley holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering & Management from Clarkson University.

Jimmy Cassell

Field Service Manager

Mr. Cassell serves as an APG Field Service Manager. Mr. Cassell has a deep history of providing superior field services for industrial gas turbines and related turbomachinery. Prior to joining APG, Mr. Cassell held several leadership positions at NRG Energy Services, North American Energy Services (NAES), Power Industry Consultants (PIC), Gas Turbine Efficiency (GTE), WoodGroup HIT, Turbine Technology Services, and General Electric.

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