Our Team

Cascade’s incredible journey of growth and transformation is testament of our commitment to driving innovation – and our leadership team is helping make it all happen. With diverse business experience, bold vision, and a passion getting it right every time, this team focuses on delivering results to our clients, fostering a safe and positive work environment, and driving organizational growth.

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OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
OUR DRILLING EXPERTS
OUR TECHNICAL EXPERTS
OUR THERMAL EXPERTS
OUR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY TEAM
OUR ELITE TEAM
OUR COMMUNITY IMPACT LEADERS
JOHN COWDERY
Executive Chairman
RON THALACKER
Chief Executive Officer
SEAN FANNING
Chief Financial Officer
JOHN MICHAEL GROSS
Chief Information Officer
GARY CRUEGER​
Chief Administrative Officer
KEN MOSES
Chief People Officer
BILL POUPIS
Senior Vice President, Operations
PETE LARSEN
Senior Vice President, Operations
STEVEN JOHNSON
Senior Vice President, Operations
RICKY DAVIS
Vice President, Operations
SHAWN CAIN
Vice President, Operations
CHRIS PRUNER
Vice President, Operations
JIM MCCOMBS
Key Accounts Manager
SCOTT WISHER, PG
Senior Vice President, Operations
ELIOT COOPER
Vice President, Technology and Business Development
JOHN MCASSEY
Vice President, Operations
DEBORAH SHAFFER SCHNELL, PE
Vice President, GeoSierra, a Cascade Company
ERIC MOSKAL
Technical Expert, Pneumatic Emplaceme
MICHAEL GERBER
Project Manager, Remediation
DON WINGLEWICH
Technical Expert, Injection Operations
JASON FLATTERY, PE
Director, Operations - Site Characterization
WILLIAM (BRAD) CARLSON
Manager, Site Characterization
MARYAM AZAD
Technical Services Manager
JIM GALLIGAN
Vice President, Thermal Operations
JOHN LACHANCE
Vice President, Technology
STEFFEN GRIEPKE
Technology Director
BROOK KING
EHS Director
DALE DUSCHER
Regional EHS Manager
ROCKY TOOYAK
Regional EHS Manager
KEN POST
Regional EHS Manager
RICHARD BOLAND
EHS Trainer
RICHARD MOONEY
EHS Trainer
MIKE BOND
Senior Driller
JAMES GOBLE
Field Supervisor
JIMMY HALL, JR.
Field Supervisor
TODD SCHMALFELDT
Senior Driller
JOSH SIGLER
Senior Driller
JON WEEKS
Senior Driller
DAVID WILCOX
Field Supervisor
MATT OSTERBERG
Senior Driller
MIKE CZECH
Field Supervisor
CHRIS BARDEN
Senior Driller
SAMUEL RIVERA
Project Manager
JESSICA ALEXANDER
Chair, Cascade Diverse Workforce Initiative
SUE BRUNING
Chair, Cascade Sustainability Council