Jody Walters – Chief Executive Officer
Jody is responsible for leading the development of the company’s short-and long-term strategy as well as creating and implementing the company’s vision and mission. In addition, Jody oversees all business activities of the company to ensure consistency with the overall strategy and vision.
She graduated from Colorado State University with a Construction Management degree in 2002 and has experience in various construction industries throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Her career has included over ten years of involvement on strategic/executive management teams. Outside of work, Jody enjoys hiking, traveling, golfing and attending college football games with her husband and two sons.
Ty Calkins – Chief Operating Officer
Ty’s role consists of the day-to-day leadership of operations, which includes quality control, mentoring and communicating goals related to overall strategy.
Ty served in the United States Marine Corps prior to beginning his career in the oil and gas industry in 2003. He initially started as a skilled laborer and then advanced into project management roles which provided extensive experience managing oil and gas projects ranging from small T&E jobs to large multi-year capital projects.
When he is not working Ty enjoys golfing, spending time with his wife and two boys, and is an avid NASCAR fan.
Don O’Connell – Gas Operations Consultant
Don’s focus includes field quality control, mentoring and training for Centerline crews, as well as for local Gas Operators. He is focused primarily on consulting services related to OQ Evaluations and Operator Apprenticeship Training.
Don recently retired after 35 years with Xcel Energy as a Journeyman, Field Operator and Working Foreman for the Campion District and has worked on numerous high-pressure gas transmission systems throughout Colorado. Some of his experience includes transmission integrity management and in-line inspection, operating a natural gas compressor station, managing stopple crews state-wide, pipeline conditioning, HP gas operations procedure reviews, as well as new pipeline construction and inspection. Don has also been actively involved with Xcel Energy’s Apprenticeship Program over the past 32-years.
Don O’Connell has been an industry leader in this region for decades. His integrity, experience and knowledge have earned him much well-deserved respect.
Tyler Walters – Assistant Project Manager
Tyler assists with project management duties; which include estimating, procurement, subcontracts, budget tracking, scheduling, progress meetings, and coordination with field crews.
He graduated from the Aims Community College, Fire Service Training Academy with a Certificate in Fire Science Technology. Tyler began working in pipeline construction in 2014 as a materials yard manager and his roles have progressed from equipment swamper/spotter to skilled laborer and eventually earned him the opportunity to learn to operate equipment. His experiences in the field have provided valuable insight into each aspect of the work and allow him to realistically and effectively manage projects.
On his days off Tyler enjoys golfing, hiking, boating, spending time with family and his dog ‘Goose’. He also never misses a Nebraska Cornhusker football game.
Susan Ruff – Human Resource Director
Susan’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all Human Resource operations are handled smoothly and effectively. She is actively involved in the long-term aspects of securing employee benefits, payroll, health, and safety of our employees, as well as a wide variety of daily employee relations. Susan monitors the adherence to internal policies and legal standards as well as collaborating with the Centerline management team to continue to promote our core values.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and has been working in HR in a variety of roles over last 23 years. She enjoys assisting employees in reaching their goals, as well as supporting Centerline in continuing their superior customer service.
Away from work, Susan enjoys spending time outdoors with her active family; either on the water, in the mountains, or on a sports field. She is also a huge Denver Broncos fan!
Our team has a proven track record of successfully completing complex oil & gas projects throughout the western United States. We are committed to utilizing new technology, professionalism and authentic partnerships to impact our industry and communities we serve.