Meet Our Team

Our management team has extensive experience in this industry as well in the sale and distribution of fuel and refined products.
This gives our team insight and a competitive advantage in bringing this project to market.
Management’s credentials and resumes are detailed in below.

Juan C. Malave

President & CEO

Juan C. Malave is an accomplished multilingual Executive and Director with a proven track record in program/project management, contracts management and business development for major EPC Capital Projects and Operations providing leadership and direction for more than (thirty-seven) 37 years in the Oil, Gas, LNG, and Petrochemical Industry. He has expertise developing and implementing strategic direction and management for large capital projects.

Mr. Malave has proven success optimizing project front end development, engineering, planning, project controls and project development & execution and hands on experience in General Management, Human Resources, Products Line Responsibility, Service Operations and Finance.

He has had major roles opening and growing successful operations in several countries. His experience includes deployment, implementation and enforcement of company corporate policies and procedures in all areas including, HSSEQ guidelines and working with local subsidiaries to oversee and control operations of business development budgets and sales forecasts, which resulted in an increase in the number of clients, contract awards and revenues.

He has extensive knowledge of IOC's and NOC's and multinational Oil and Gas service providers worldwide. Mr. Malave has experience working with projects and operations teams and leading international management teams with diverse cultural backgrounds working in different contracting environments. Mr. Malave has a BS in Physical Metallurgy from the Material Science and Engineering Dept. of Washington State University at Pullman, Washington.

Jason Jimenez

Executive Vice-President

Jason Jimenez owns and invests in an array of businesses that collaborate with and deliver services to local, national and international clients. As a Chairman/CEO/Founder in Redstone Business Holdings LLC, Mr. Jimenez co-leads the holding company’s subsidiaries; Redstone Natural Resources LLC, and Redstone Business Consulting LLC. He secures domestic and international exclusivity and distribution agreements for natural resources and delivers business consulting and financial solutions to clients in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Jimenez also has interest in Red Wheel Logistics, which is a truck/transportation company that supports oil fields by moving earth rock, and minerals from one location to the next. This is in addition to owning and operating the Jason Jimenez Insurance Agency which provides property, causality, commercial business insurance, bonds, work comp, individual, and group health. He chairs the International Resources Group (IRG) which is an organization comprised of midsize to large businesses that collaborate with domestic and international investors to invest in, expand new businesses in the United States. Services range from the creation of off-shore bank accounts, immigration assistance, architecture and engineering, real estate development, construction, public relations, marketing, EB5 navigation, and other services.

He studied business administration and marketing at the University of Houston. He is the recipient of various awards, including Houston's 2014 "40 Under 40", the National Republican Businessman of the Year, and has been ranked as a top 3% Farmers Insurance Agency in the nation. Mr. Jimenez has and currently serves on various boards, including but not limited to Youth Aid (Executive Director) and Fanatical Change. As a mentor in the University of Houston's Entrepreneur Program, Mr. Jimenez assists students in business plan competitions and pitches. He delivers speeches and presentations to the insurance industry nationwide

Trey Narendorf

Planning Director

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Michael Bowie

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Michael Bowie has 30+ year of experience and has been a CFO for manufacturing companies, distribution & service companies, and a vertically integrated manufacturing and retail company. He also has several years of oil & gas exploration experience. He is a seasoned professional, with several years of experience working with companies to turnaround and improve their growth and profitability.

Michael is effective at working with owners and management in seeing and developing the 'Big Picture', and evaluating potential outcomes based on forecast projections and identified key assumptions. These projections along with key historical data and metrics help the company make informed decisions regarding their future operations that lead to growth and increasing profitability. He has extensive knowledge in the financial space in working with banks and other lenders structuring financial instruments and debt covenants. He has been directly involved in acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring of business in his career.

David W. Nuckels

Project Director

David W. Nuckels, P.E. is the Founder and President of IMAGE Custom Engineering Solutions which specializes in providing Engineering & Design of Oil & p; Gas related equipment and facilities. In addition to engineering services, IMAGE also develops custom software for internal use as well as for third party sales. Before starting IMAGE in late 2003, Don held a variety of Engineering and Management positions in a company which was a leader in surface production equipment and compression services both domestically and abroad.

David L. Hopson, B.S.D.M.

Project Engineering Manager

David L. Hopson, B.S.B.M. has worked national and international in the up, mid, and downstream engineering design, fabrication, and construction industries. David’s background includes operations and management of industry related companies from startup through maturation to mergers and acquisitions. Since 1981, Mr. Hopson has functioned as owner/principle in four engineering design firms. David's roles include Board of Director, Executive Director, Corporate Secretary, V.P. of Design, Project Manager, Marketing/Sales Director, Fabrication Manager, Design Coordinator, and Mechanical/Instrumentation Designer for consulting engineering/design entities primarily evolving the oil and gas industry.

Jose Alberto Acosta

Project Construction Director

Jose Alberto Acosta is the President of CEGIS S.A. DE C.V. which specializes in providing Engineering & Design & Construction Management of Railway, Power & Energy, Roads, Heavy Civil, Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas related projects and facilities with more than 38 years of experience in these areas. Mr. Acosta holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Railway Engineering from the Technological University of Argentina, Buenos Aires.

Yunuen Esquivias

Project Construction Site Coordinator

Yunuen Esquivias holds a BS in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from the National University of Mexico, with more than 18 years of experience, he specializes in providing Engineering, Design & Construction Management of Power & Energy, Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Renewable Energy, Power, Energy, Oil & Gas projects and facilities. Mr. Esquivias, also holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Controls.