Merrill A. (Pete) Miller, Jr.
Mr. Miller is the Executive Chairman of DistributionNOW. Prior to assuming this role; he served as President and CEO of National Oilwell Varco from 2001 to 2014 and Chairman of the Board from 2002 to 2014. Mr. Miller joined National Oilwell in February 1996. Mr. Miller’s work history includes broad experience in the oil service and drilling contractor industries including 15 years at Helmerich & Payne, where he held various positions culminating as Vice President, US Operations. Mr. Miller graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point and earned his MBA degree from Harvard Business School. He serves on the Board of Directors for Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Chairman of the Board of Transocean, Board Member of the Offshore Energy Center, Advisory Board Member of Spindletop International and member of the National Petroleum Council.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Workman was named Chief Executive Officer of DistributionNOW in early 2014. From 2001 through 2014, he was Group President of National Oilwell Varco’s Distribution Services business unit. From 1991 through 2000, Mr. Workman held various positions, including Vice President, General Manager of National Oilwell de Venezuela, Product Manager for the Industrial Pump Division (IPD), Sales Manager for the International Services Department, and Sales Representative in the Bryan, Texas branch location.
Daniel L. Molinaro
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Molinaro is the Chief Financial Officer of DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he became Treasurer of National Oilwell Varco in 1987 and Vice President in 2003. Prior to the 1987 merger of National Supply Company (Armco Inc.) and Oilwell Division (USX Corporation), he was Comptroller of the Oilwell Division of USX Corporation in Dallas, Texas. He started with U.S. Steel Corporation (USX) in 1968, and has held various managerial positions in Auditing, Accounting, and Finance in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Boston, Dallas, and Houston.
Craig N. Ballinger
Chief Administrative and Information Officer
Mr. Ballinger was appointed Chief Administrative and Information Officer of DistributionNOW in 2014. Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President, Energy Branches USA of National Oilwell Varco’s Distribution Services business unit and NOV Wilson. During his 40+ years in the oil and gas industry, he has held positions as Vice President, Area Manager, Regional Manager, and Special Accounts Manager. He has also been a member of several key team initiatives over the years, most recently including Customer Priority One (CP1).
Mr. Chang is the General Counsel of DistributionNOW. Previously, he worked for National Oilwell Varco where he held numerous positions within its Legal Department starting in 2001, including Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from 2009 through 2014. Prior to joining National Oilwell Varco, Mr. Chang was an associate at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie.
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Cherechinsky is the Chief Accounting Officer for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he served as National Oilwell Varco’s Senior Vice President of Finance for the Distribution Services business unit from 2011 to 2014, and was the Vice President of Finance for the Distribution Services business unit from 2003 to 2011. He began his career at National Oilwell Varco in 1989, and has held various corporate roles including Internal Auditor, Credit Management, and Business Analyst.
Burk L. Ellison
President, Supply Chain Services
Mr. Ellison is President, Supply Chain Services for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he was DistributionNOW’s President, Energy Branches from April 2014 to March 2016, and was President of National Oilwell Varco’s Distribution Services business unit from September 2011 to April 2014. He had also served in the role of Senior Vice President of Upstream/Midstream Sales and Operations when National Oilwell Varco formed NOV Wilson. Mr. Ellison began his career with National Supply Company in 1980 as a Store Trainee and has worked his way through the organization, holding various Operations and Sales positions.
President, Process Solutions
Mr. Eoff is President, Process Solutions for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of U.S. Process Solutions for DistributionNOW. From 1998 until its sale to DistributionNOW in 2015, he served as President of Odessa Pumps, which specializes in sales, rental and service of oilfield, industrial and municipal pumps with 16 branches throughout Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Mr. Eoff is very active in his community, serving on numerous boards and has been awarded the Odessa Chamber of Commerce 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the 2010 Heritage of Odessa award for business.
Scott W. Hauck
President, Energy Centers
Mr. Hauck is President, Energy Centers for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of Canadian Sales and Operations since 2007 and has also served as Vice President of International Sales and Operations and Vice President of Global Materials Management. He began his career with National Supply Company after graduating from Montana State University in 1981. He worked for 17 years in field sales and operations management positions before moving to Houston to take a corporate administrative role in configuration and process design related to the implementation of a new ERP system.
Michelle A. Lewis
Chief Strategy Officer
Mrs. Lewis is the Chief Strategy Officer for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, she was the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Shared Services for the Distribution Services business unit of National Oilwell Varco from April 2010 to April 2014. From 2009 to 2010, she was a Director of Development for NOV Monoflo. Mrs. Lewis joined National Oilwell Varco in 2009. Prior to joining NOV, Michelle held various managerial or interim management roles in Consulting and Restructuring in Houston, San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., and New Orleans.
Jim N. Owsley
Vice President, Supply Chain
Mr. Owsley is Vice President, Supply Chain for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of Supply Chain for National Oilwell Varco’s Distribution Services business unit from June 2012, when he joined the company through the acquisition of Wilson Supply. From 2001 to 2012, he served as Vice President of Material Sourcing at Wilson Supply. He was Vice President of Purchasing at Van Leeuwen Pipe & Tube from 1999 to 2001 when the company was acquired by Wilson Supply. Before that time, he worked in various Materials Management, Accounting, and IT roles in Houston and Singapore. He has worked in the distribution industry for 38 years.
Vice President, Marketing
Mr. Wise is Vice President, Marketing for DistributionNOW. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for National Oilwell Varco’s Distribution Services business unit when he joined in 2012 as part of the Wilson Supply acquisition. From 2009 to 2011, he served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Wilson Supply. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Wise was Vice President at Maverick Technologies, responsible for sales, Business Development, and Marketing. From 1996 to 2005, he held various roles within Sales Management and Business Development with Dresser Industries, Halliburton Company, and Dresser Inc.