Paul DeWeese - CEO
Paul DeWeese joined Boomerang in 2019 as chief executive officer. Previously, Paul served as the chief executive officer for three major corporations in the oil, gas, and industrial markets including Epic Industrial Solutions, Southwest Oilfield Products, and Socotherm S.p.a. He launched and facilitated global operations while achieving significant growth for each company. Prior to Socotherm, DeWeese was president of a world-leading welding systems company, CRC-Evans Automatic Welding. In addition, he spent 13 years in various leadership roles at Cameron International Corporation, handling its centrifugal compressor and reciprocating compressor aftermarket businesses.
DeWeese earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Regis University in Colorado with Cum Laude and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is an active member of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA), the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), the International Pipe Line & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) and the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA). In addition, DeWeese serves on the board of directors for Capstone Turbine Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of clean-and-green microturbine power generation systems.
Sudhakar Kanthamneni - COO
Mr. Sudhakar Kanthamneni is one of the founding members of Boomerang in 2008 and is currently the company’s chief operating officer. Sudhakar is a 30-year veteran of the tubular products industry having served as general manager of manufacturing technology and engineering at US Steel, vice president of manufacturing and technology, chief technology officer of Maverick Tube Corporation, and in various roles within Central Steel Tube Company. Mr. Kanthamneni received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Karnataka University in India and a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Management Engineering at the University of Iowa.
Bob Horsfield - VP & CFO
Mr. Bob Horsfield was one of the founding members of Boomerang in 2008 and has served as vice president and chief financial officer since that time. Previously, Bob had a 30-year career in the banking industry. Most recently, Bob served as executive vice president of National Corporate Banking for US Bank Corporation where he had nationwide responsibility for $25 billion in assets. Bob received his BA from Ohio Wesleyan University and his MBA from Seton Hall University. He has served on boards for The St. Louis YMCA, the St. Louis Science Center, and Edgewood Children’s Center.
Kelly Hanlon - VP of Sales and Marketing
Ms. Kelly Hanlon joined Boomerang Tube in 2010 as director of sales and was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing in 2014. Kelly is responsible for the sales of Oil Country Tubular Goods and possesses 20 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Boomerang Tube, Kelly held sales and management positions with Maverick Tube Corporation and Tenaris Inc. Ms. Hanlon holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Maryville University in St. Louis.
Gordon Mishler - VP of Supply Chain
Mr. Gordon Mishler joined Boomerang in 2019 as the vice president of Supply Chain. Prior to joining Boomerang, Gordon was co-founder and president of Epic International Inc., a company focused on aftermarket support of engines and compressors in midstream energy and industrial air markets. He currently serves on Epic’s board of directors. Previously, Gordon served as vice president of sales and engineering at Southwest Oilfield Products and held several leadership roles at Cameron International where he spent 31 years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and is a Six Sigma Blackbelt.
Tarek Alzien - VP of Operations
Mr. Tarek Alzien joined Boomerang in 2019 as vice president of operations where he manages the Liberty, TX and Houston, TX manufacturing facilities. Tarek previously served as vice president of supply chain and operations for Southwest Oilfield Products and also held leadership positions in operations and manufacturing at Baker Hughes Incorporated, Roper Industries, and Garlock Sealing. Tarek received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt.