Rosa Roy, President/CEO
Rosa Roy is a 30 year professional who has been involved in all aspects of Corporate Human Resources; including operating Creative Human Resources Concepts, LLC (CHRC), a Staffing Firm based at Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona since 1997.
Rosa has excelled in the fields of Defense, High Technology, Manufacturing and the Energy Industries. Rosa’s Human Resources experience includes Recruitment, Employee Relations, Safety, Training and Development, Compensation, Diversity Programs and Federal Compliance.
Rosa’s current leadership role is Business Operations and Customer Service. She has projected her business into the spotlight through a strong successful track record of delivering outstanding results by tailoring CHRC’s services to meet the clients’ budget, schedule, technical and quality requirements.
CHRC was acknowledged by the United States Senate and was featured in Fortune 500 Magazine. CHRC has received many other achievement awards from local, regional and national organizations. CHRC has received superlative recognitions in many professional journals and publications.
CHRC’s list of past and current clients & customers include corporations such as: The Boeing Company, MD Helicopters, ATK, Nammo Talley, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Sumika, City of Phoenix, ApplusRTD, ARB Pipeline Construction, Sabre Industries, and participation as a Sempra Energy Supplier (SOCAL GAS), and third party support for Oil & Gas Companies such as OXY, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Berry Petroleum, Shell, Plains, Conoco-Phillips and Sempra Energy.
Rosa’s has also demonstrated her leadership through her community involvement. She has served on several local and national boards of professional organizations. She has presented at numerous symposiums, and represented the state of Arizona, internationally to support commerce, trade and economic development in Mexico and Latin America. Rosa was also one of the founders and an active Board Director for the first Hispanic owned bank, Sonoran Bank, in Phoenix, Arizona.
JP Roy, Technical Consulting
Executive Global Oil & Gas Management: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Global Marketing Certificate: Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona
FFI-Fellow, Family Firm Institute Boston, Massachusetts
DM (ABD) Organizational Management & Leadership: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
MBA: International Business: Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Alaska
BS Marketing, Business Administration: Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
20 years’ experience in the Aerospace Industry, JP served as a Marine Infantry Officer, Carrier (Naval Aviator) Squadron Attack Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Heavy Transport Pilot, Maintenance Test Pilot and Airline Transport Pilot flying high performance aircraft in the Military and Civilian Sectors. Some Aircraft Flown include: T-34 Beech- Mentor, T-2 North American Rockwell-Buckeye, A4J/M MD-Sky Hawk, C-130H/J/R Lockheed-Hercules, UV-18 DHC 6/Twin Otter 300, C47 Douglas DC3, DHC 4-Dehaviland Caribou, Boeing 727 FEw, UH-1H/M Bell Huey, UH-60L/E Sikorsky-Black Hawk and Corporate Jet-Cessna Citation CE 500 II, Cessna 310, Beech-King Air, Piper Cheyenne-Navajo, Aztec (9500+ total hours).NDT-JP has extensive experience (12 years) in aircraft intermediate-depot level maintenance, rebuild and testing (NDI/T/E) Served as General Foreman of Aviation Facility. He was Deputy Director of Aviation Logistics and Material Management for the Alaska Army National Guard (DOD) Aviation Technician Program. During this period of time he interfaced with the following major aircraft vendors, technical reps, and suppliers: Sikorsky, United Technologies, Bell Helicopter, Dehaviland Aircraft, Beech Aircraft, Boeing, General Electric, Pratt-Whitney, Lycoming, Department of Army Program Managers, Army AVCRAD Depot Maintenance System (Missouri/California), and the Aviation Systems Command (AVSCOM) in St. Louis, Missouri.
24 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas, Construction, & Real Estate Industries that included Oil Jobber Operations-Management of a Phillips 66 Oil Jobber-Propane-Fertilizer-Ranch Supply business, Construction Project Management & NDT, Land Development/Real Estate Sales (BHG). He performed Construction Management on commercial, residential and industrial buildings, subdivision infrastructure-planning-construction of: utilities, roads and industrial natural gas pipeline drop installations. He led project construction of restaurants (YUM Brands/Appleby’s), (Motels), and (Oil Co.) branded convenience stores-gas stations, that included: construction and installation of tank farm storage, containment areas, pipeline, valves, fittings, cathodic protection, canopies’ and pumps.
Since 2008 his focus has been on Mechanical Integrity and NDT of storage tanks, pressure vessels and pipelines. API Certified 653/510/570, ASNT II UT, RT II film interpretation, He worked as a third party Senior Inspector and Technical Report Writer at Elk Hills California Oil & Gas Field owned by OXY and Chevron. Other Clients Include: Exxon Mobil, Vintage Production, Berry Petroleum, Baker Petro lite Conoco-Phillips, Shell, Centex, Total, Tesoro, Ammonia-BCS, Gas Plant Processing-Production, Agra-Chemical/Wilbur Ellis, Cargill, Co-Generation/Rio Bravo/Plant. Familiar with New Pipeline Projects, Pressure Vessels, Compressor Systems, Drilling/Work-Over/Wells/Coiling/Wire-Line, BOP systems, Operators, Hot Permits, Piping/LTS, LOAP, LACT, Boilers/Coils, Gas Plant Products: Propane, Butane, N. Gas, Methane and Gasoline. Passport Safety, Confined Space, OSHA, DOT, EPA, CA AB 1960.
Patricia Cart, Payroll Management
Pat has over 30 years of experience in all areas of Human Resources, Employment Law, Payroll, Accounting, and Staffing Operations Recruiting. She has been with CHRC Creative Human Resources Concepts since 1997.
She handles Full Cycle Payroll Management, Accounts Payable, Benefits, and Workers Compensation. She also works with Desk Top Procedures, Training, Policies and Directives as well as Employment/Un-Employment, Federal, State and Municipal Compliance Manuals and Newsletters.
Pat has over 20 years of recruiting, advertising, and job placement experience. She has strong computing and software skills as she actively works with ADP Work Force Now/Payroll, QuickBooks, MS Office: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook and other Job Specific Software associated with CHRC’s Industry Clients.
Pat attended Cypress College, Cypress, California, and University of California at Irvine, California and Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale. Arizona. She took Business Courses, Communications, Composition, Human Resources and Accounting Courses for Job Requirements and Professional Development. Pat continues to take industry professional development courses and training classes as needed to stay current and proficient in her role at CHRC.
CHRC Advisory Board
Monte Roy, IT Management
Monte Roy is a Senior Executive with Information Builders Inc. (IBI), responsible for Sales and Field Operations.
IBI provides software and services that transform data into business value. IBI solutions for business intelligence, integration and data integrity are fast to deploy, easy to use, and affordable. They strive to be a trusted partner to customers and partners and are passionate about personal and responsive customer service.
IBI’s determination to be innovative and create business value underpins everything they do. An independent market leader since 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world.
In addition to consistently hitting sales targets, Monte’s underlying principles include providing premier service to his customers, with a targeted focus on the customers' success, and being accessible and fair to the people in his organization. His goal is to help customers solve the problems, however challenging and complex, that are barriers in running their business. He has been a key figure in growing the company and has risen through the ranks of Sales, Branch Manager, Regional Director, Area Vice President, to his current position of Senior Vice President. He has been in this role since 2007 and confers closely with the Executive Management team on strategy and execution.
Christopher Roy, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Petro-Chemicals and R&D
Christopher Roy attended Missouri State University and interned with US Dept of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. Foreign and Commercial Service in the Anchorage, Alaska District Office. In 1991, he founded his first entreprenuerial company providing outsource manufacturing services for the Marine, Food Processing and Agricultural industries. In 2000, Mr. Roy developed a proprietary line of Agricultural/Construction Fencing products utilizing plastic extrusion and injection mold technologies. He has received 6 patents and two trademarks relative to the project. Concurrent projects include technology research and development , technology licensing, and field testing within the renewable energy sector. He anticipates market introduction in 2015.
David Geddes, Refinery Economics and Planning Consultant
David Geddes is a refinery economics and planning consultant (PREP Consulting Inc.) for the past ten years. He provides planning and economics consulting services and training to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and bio fuels industries. Assignments have included planning model and business process updates, and also feasibility studies for new refineries in the Middle East, South America and North Africa. These feasibility studies typically have involved (LP) Linear Programming model development and technical consulting relating to process technology.
He also provides consulting services for crude oil producers for crude oil valuation. He provides training in refinery technology and economics, and also crude oil valuation for crude oil producers. Courses have been conducted at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, Dubai, Singapore, Bangkok, Cape Town, Doha and at client locations worldwide. The training also includes services for refinery planning software and implementation (PIMS and PETRO).
His past practical and professional experiences includes twenty years at Bechtel Corporation. He has worked on feasibility studies and economic evaluations for refineries and petrochemical plants in the United States, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and South America. While at Bechtel he also managed the PIMS Group that developed the PIMS linear programming system, which is widely used in the refining and petrochemical industry for economic decision-making.
Mr. Geddes received a B. S. in Petroleum Refining from the Colorado School of Mines and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He has been published in numerous text books, professional journals and trade publications concerning Economics and Technologies relating to Oil & Gas Refinery Operations.
Mr. Geddes is an avid fisherman and enjoys taking fishing trips with his family in the Colorado Rockies, Alaska Range, Ozark Mountains, and Mexico-the Sea of Cortez. He says "if you're too busy to go fishing, you're too busy".
John W. Wells Jr., Ed.D, MS, CSP, CMIOSH, Safety Expert
John has over twenty-five years EHS professional experience and success in most every imaginable facet of the field—from EHS management systems, to peer mentoring, program enhancement,and socio-economic impact analysis. Companies and clients He has worked with experienced positive program enhancements lowering incident rates, while increasing employee proactive participation, enhancing/re-defining responsibility and accountability across all levels the operation. As a transformational leader, he is experienced in team building, conceptual planning, and implementing world-class EHS systems. Programs he has established have resulted in millions of saved dollars through loss control, incident reduction, recycling, material substitutions, and safety system enhancements. His hallmark is success through responsibility, accountability, and proactive participation, engaging all levels of an organization. John says, he can proudly state that he has enhanced every single program he has worked with, on, or under during his highly esteemed career.
Don Hanke, Construction & Safety Management
Don has over twenty five years of supervisory & managerial experience on Commercial & Industrial Construction Projects. Don’s expertise and project experience include some of the following important activities: safety management, planning & bidding, scheduling, construction site management reports & progress reports to upper management and principals.
Don uses industry best practices and procedures to achieve high levels of quality assurance. He is able to incorporate effective project controls, stay on critical path and comply with applicable industry codes. His inter-personal communication skills have allowed him to achieve high levels of team performance, effective communications and strong relations with clients and other stakeholders (contractors/vendors) on major construction projects. He is a transformational leader who believes in team building and core values that create good outcomes.
Don has worked on major industrial, commercial, agriculture and oil & gas multi-million dollar projects that included: barge loading-unloading facilities, grain drying storage facilities, large tank farm oil & chemical storage facilities, warehouses and retail outlets for commercial developments and pipeline integrity projects on (DOT PHMSA) department of transportation, pipeline hazardous materials safety administration regulated transmission lines.
Current and former (direct/indirect) clients on major construction projects include: Cargill Inc., Plains Petroleum Storage, Enbridge Pipeline, First Christian Church-Gibson City Bible Church, Yum Brands and HyVee convenience stores.
During Don’s organizational management and leadership, he has accumulated an exemplary safety record with minimal or no OSHA reportable accidents. He has a very strong background in Safety. Don’s safety record is a good indicator and reflects a strong safety culture within his special crews, employees, sub-contractors and vendors on projects he has managed and led.
Phillip A. Austin, Community Liason
Phillip A. Austin, Attorney at Law, is a member of both Arizona and California State Bar Associations and has more than thirty years’ experience in employment, housing, civil rights and labor law. He also has extensive experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and regulatory negotiations.
As Assistant Attorney General and Chief Counsel for the Arizona Civil Rights Division for sixteen years, he litigated and was involved in the investigation and mediation of more than nine thousand employment and housing complaints and lawsuits.
Since 1994 Mr. Austin has been in private practice where he has handled over 4,000 general employment related cases on behalf of both employers and employees. He has litigated several hundred employment related cases involving such issues as wrongful discharge, discrimination, disability, wage claims, overtime claims, civil rights claims and breach of contract involving both private entities and governmental.
Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens
Mr. Austin is a social/political activist heavily involved in issues and trends that impact the Hispanic community in the East Valley. Mr. Austin has been the major player in forming, conducting and bringing together various businesses, educational, political leaders to participate in the Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens. (MAHC)
Established in 1987, the Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens provides Hispanics who live and/or work in Mesa with a forum where issues of community concern may be identified and addressed.
Albert D. Austin, Jr. Memorial Fund Scholarship
Established by the Austin Memorial Foundation, this scholarship provides one scholarship of $500.00 each semester to deserving Hispanic students.
Albert D. Austin Academy – “Mariachi Viva” Youth Group
Mr. Austin was instrumental in founding the Albert D. Austin Mariachi Academy in 1998. The goal of the Albert D. Austin Mariachi Academy was to establish a youth Mariachi group “Mariachi Viva” comprised of East Valley students.
East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Austin found and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce whose mission is to promote the economic growth and empowerment of small business enterprises in the East Valley of Metropolitan Phoenix
Levi Leyba, Visual Information Specialist & Internet Strategy
After graduating college in 2001, Levi began his career working for a manufacturing company with the development and marketing of steel products within China. After his move to Arizona, the entrepreneurial spirit was ignited. Shortly after, Levi was named Toyota's Entrepreneur of the Month and became a 40 Hispanic Leaders Under 40 Recipient. In 2008, Levi published 142 Now, his first book that focused on starting a business at home. In 2014, Levi was awarded an MBA Scholarship to attend Wilkes University. In the past, Levi has served on many non-profit boards in addition to volunteering for Banner Cardon Children's Hospital in Mesa, Arizona as a Child Life Volunteer teaching art to creative young patients.
Levi is currently the Founder and Creative Architect for Print Donkey - a full service marketing, design and printing firm that specializes in making small to mid-size businesses look BIG allowing them to compete against their much larger competitors; the Founding Executive Director for Guardian Angel Council - a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit that educates the community regarding the under-representation of minorities in the National Marrow Donor Program. Levi currently serves on the board for the East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Walt Nelson, Corporate Finance, Banking and Real Estate Development
Walt Nelson has been a licensed real estate broker since 1975 and in Missouri since the mid-1990s.? He earned his doctorate in real estate at Georgia State University in 1992.? Dr. Nelson has taught real estate at Missouri State University since 1989, where he is also assigned to present courses in real estate development, real estate appraisal, banking and finance.? He has published articles in the Journal of Financial Issues, Journal of the Academy of Finance, CCIM Journal and The Appraisal Journal, among others.? He is writing a college textbook for the real estate field which will see publication in January of next year.
Monica Sanchez, Oil & Gas Industry Expert
Monica Sanchez, has over 8 years of experience in the gas and oil Industry. She worked for a service company in the Logging and Perforating department, Business Development, Directional Drilling departments. She held roles as a Resource Planner and Proposal specialist. She decided to pursue her BS in Geology in 2011 became a full time student and completed her degree from California State University, Bakersfield in June 2014. While a student she was awarded the Africa Array Scholarship from Penn State, was invited to Exxon’s Training Facility in Houston to give a presentation on her career goals. She attended the South Dakota’s School of Mines Field Camp in Turkey, where she mapped sections of the Anatolian Fault for 6 weeks. She served as the 2012 President of the AAPG student Chapter at CSUB. She is an Active Member of the Desk and Derrick Club of Bakersfield. She has been a director, Vice President, and is currently the 2014 President , and will continue her role for 2015.
She has extensive experience with multiple programs such as SAP, OFM, ArcGis, Petrel, Open Works and Openwells . She is currently a Geoscience Technician for California Resources Corporation.
Todd Endrud, Project Manager & Quality Assurance Professional
Todd Endrud has over twenty years’ experience in oilfield services and oil & gas construction projects. He is a senior (API) American Petroleum Institute Mechanical Integrity Inspector certified as API 510 pressure vessels, API 570 pipeline, and API 653 Tanks inspector. He is also an experienced Certified Welding Inspector. He graduated from Ridgewater College’s Non-Destructive & Metallurgy program and the University of North Dakota’s Associate Engineering department at Williston, North Dakota.
Recently, Todd has been advising oil & gas companies on upstream field services with an emphasis on technical issues and business development strategies in a very competitive North Dakota economic landscape.
Prior to working in the upstream market, Todd consulted in the Bakken to several companies who were mainly involved with the new construction of facilities & pipelines. Todd brings extensive knowledge of the regional upstream service sector. Because of his diverse experience and history in North Dakota, he offers a comprehensive platform of services to producers in the Bakken region and globally.
As a native of Watford City, ND he began working in related oilfield services at an early age. After graduating from North Dakota University’s Associate Engineering Program, his professional career began with GE’s nuclear reactor services in NDT (Phased Array Ultra-Sonic’s technologies) both domestically, and internationally (Europe).
Following his extensive international travels he returned to his native North Dakota on the Four Bear’s Bridge project as a field engineer for Bilfinger Berger. Later he joined Basin Electrics Dakota Gasification as an equipment reliability specialist managing assets in several process areas. He is currently acting as a consultant and technical advisor on oil & gas projects in the Bakken region and other parts of the Mid-Continent.