President and Chief Executive Officer
Joel Broussard is our President & Chief Executive Officer and has been a member of our Board since February 2012. He became USWS’ Chief Executive Officer in February 2017. Mr. Broussard founded ORB Investments, LLC in February 2012 and was most recently a principal investor in Go-Coil, LLC from August 2008 until December 2011. Additionally, Mr. Broussard was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Offshore Logistics, LLC from April 2003 until December 2014 and GOL Docks, LLC from March 2007 until March 2012. Prior to founding Gulf Offshore Logistics, LLC and GOL Docks, LLC, Mr. Broussard worked in sales and marketing with C&G Marine for over 7 years and was a member of the United States Army. Mr. Broussard attended Nicholls State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Kyle O’Neill has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2018. Previously, Mr. O’Neill was a Managing Director of TCW’s Direct Lending Group. TCW acquired the Direct Lending Group from Regiment Capital in 2013, where Mr. O’Neill worked since October 2005 as an investment professional in the Special Situations Group. Prior to that, Mr. O’Neill held various positions within the investment banking firms of JPMorgan and Baxter Bold & Company from 2000. Mr. O’Neill received a BA from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.
Chief Administrative Officer
Matthew Bernard has served as our Chief Administrative Officer since November 2018 and previously served as our Chief Financial Officer from 2014. Mr. Bernard was President of Gulf Offshore Logistics, LLC from June 2010 until arriving at USWS. Previously, Mr. Bernard served as Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of Gulf Offshore Logistics, LLC from 2007 and as Corporate Controller for Edison Chouest Offshore from May 2002. From August 1992 to April 2002, Mr. Bernard worked domestically and internationally for Ernst & Young. Mr. Bernard holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Nicholls State University.