Ben has found his greatest successes come through the building of organizations, taking ideas from their infancy and developing them into mature enterprises. Ben’s value in an organization stems from his creative ability to solve any problem by leveraging his commonsense approach, blended with his engineering acumen. He is passionate about bridging gaps between industries to create differentiation that drives efficiency and fuels profitability.
Prior to co-founding ICE Thermal Harvesting, Ben served as the Chief Executive Officer of Evolution Well Services where he led the development a revolutionary hydraulic fracturing technology that greatly reduced emissions by leveraging a novel power source. As the original employee of this Texas based company, Ben built a team of personnel from various industrial, multi-industry backgrounds, and guided them to create this unique, environmentally friendly platform which has experienced great commercial success.
Ben started his career in the upstream oil and gas industry in 1998 and has served in various management, operations, sales and engineering roles over time. Continuously looking for challenges and growth opportunities, he has started two private equity-backed pressure pumping companies: Liberty Pressure Pumping (2005) and Mission Well Services (2010). In addition, he has served in management roles at large and medium sized public companies including Schlumberger (SLB), Weatherford (WFT) and Trican (TCW:TO).
Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Auburn University. He is the proud father of four children. In his spare time, Ben enjoys competitive running, live music, the outdoors, and travel.
Carrie is ever intrigued by challenges of all shapes and sizes. She is inspired by nature, and is passionate about creating ideas and building transformative teams to bring those ideas to life.
Prior to co-founding ICE Thermal Harvesting, Carrie served as the Chief Operating Officer for Evolution Well Services. During her tenure at EWS, Carrie developed teams and strategic plans around digital technology, operational transformation, engineering & construction, and sales & marketing. She led successful multi-year contract negotiations, implemented a machine learning program, and developed and implemented the company’s strategic planning process.
Early in her career Carrie worked as a process engineer for EPC firm AMEC Paragon, designing greenfield topsides production facilities for offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Next, Carrie worked for the multi-national Weir Group in various functions including engineering, product management, and sales & service management. This period was spent focusing on both domestic and international energy markets, as well as spending significant time in Scotland working with brownfield North Sea operations.
Carrie attended Michigan Technological University, where she earned bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with a minor in alternative energy enterprise. Carrie also holds a Certificate of Business Management from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
Carrie is also defined as a wife and working mother to two wonderful children for whom she strives to create a better world. In her spare time, she enjoys all things outdoors with her family.
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