J. Greg Sargent
Pinnacle is headed by its founder and CEO, J. Greg Sargent. Mr. Sargent has more than thirty years of experience in operations and senior management in the natural gas midstream sector. Previous to Pinnacle, Mr. Sargent was the founder and CEO of TransTex Gas Services. At TransTex, he built on his experience and understanding of natural gas treatment and processing. As CEO, Mr. Sargent led the company to become the largest, privately-held amine leasing business in the U.S., all within 5 years. TransTex was sold to Eureka Hunter Holdings, LLC in 2012.
Hal D. Guttery
Executive Vice President
Mr. Guttery has over thirty years of industry experience in the natural gas midstream sector, including an engineering background with highly developed business skills in commercial development, acquisitions and divestitures, strategic development and planning. Mr. Guttery also has experience in natural gas pipeline transportation, marketing and gas supply, as well as gas processing and treating.
Michael D. Hillerman
VP of Engineering and Operations
Mike has over fifteen years of experience in the engineering, construction and operation of midstream and downstream facilities. He has designed, built and operated natural gas pipeline and processing plants as well as crude oil gathering, transport and refining facilities. Prior to joining Pinnacle, he was VP of Engineering and Operations at PSI Midstream. Mike started his career with ExxonMobil where he developed and executed multiple large scale capital projects in addition to holding several assignments in operations. Mr. Hillerman graduated from the University of Missouri at Rolla and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
Jason W. Tanous
Mr. Tanous has over fifteen years of industry experience in the natural gas marketing and midstream sector. Previous to Pinnacle, Mr. Tanous was a founding partner of PSI Midstream, a private equity backed midstream startup. Mr. Tanous had numerous financial responsibilities at PSI. Mr. Tanous also has experience in natural marketing and risk management.