Mr. McAndrew has 38 years of experience in the energy industry from field operations to refining to management. He began his career in 1969 working as a roustabout for Hercules Drilling Company in South Louisiana. Mr. McAndrew attended Louisiana State University and served two years in the United States Marine Corps. Later, he joined Exxon Corporation’s Refinery, Distillation and Specialties division in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, becoming the fourth generation in his family to work for Exxon. He was the operator on the Foster Wheeler #1 Pipestill that processed over 100,000 barrels of oil per day. Mr. McAndrew has served as President and owner of several companies involved in all phases of the oil and gas business from prospect acquisitions to large, multi-well development funding. From 1990 until founding Xtreme, Mr. McAndrew acted as strategic consultant and was responsible for the structure, formation and marketing of partnerships and joint-venture energy financings. Mr. McAndrew has held the following security licenses: 24, 27, 7, and 63. Mr. McAndrew is also a director for Sports Society for American Health.
Nicholas DeVito, Chief Operating Officer:
Mr. DeVito has served as CEO of several subsidiaries in a highly successful manufacturing company. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer of an alternative energy development company and has also served as Chief Operating Officer in turning around distressed companies and successfully implementing growth strategies at others. He has a BSEE and MSEE from Columbia University and an MBA in Management from New York University.
Roger N. Wurtele, Chief Financial Officer:
Mr. Wurtele is a versatile, experienced finance executive that has served as the CFO for several public and private companies. He has a broad range of experience in public accounting, corporate finance and executive management. Mr. Wurtele’s corporate competency is concentrated in emerging and growth stage public companies providing conceptualization, strategic planning, projection / trending analysis and capital funding services, in addition to industry accounting and public reporting. Mr. Wurtele was the CFO of an energy company that operated approximately 900 oil wells, located in three states, and employed fifty-five people. Mr. Wurtele graduated from the University of Nebraska and has been a CPA for 40 years.
Phyllis Wingate, Secretary
Beginning in 1988, Ms. Wingate has worked with all aspects of accounting for the oil and gas business from JIB to revenue distributions. Since December 2006, she has served as Xtreme’s Corporate Secretary. From 2001 until 2006, Ms. Wingate served as office manager for Energy and Engine Technology, Inc. She has also worked with division orders, leases and filing the Railroad Commission reports.