Donald "Gus" Gustavson
Mr. Gustavson has spent 7 years in the energy industry, first as a chemical engineer and technical sales manager for an energy services company and subsequently as a business consultant specializing in process design and optimization. His engineering experience includes fluid modelling and design for drilling applications, as well as the management of chemical testing and logistics operations for major upstream projects. As a technical sales manager Mr. Gustavson developed and executed pricing and profitability strategies for multimillion-dollar accounts. In consulting he primarily worked with large industrial companies on repair and maintenance transformation projects to improve profitability and throughput. Prior to joining the private sector, he spent 5 years in the US Army as a Combat Engineer officer. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an MBA from Rice University.