Management Team

SHELLEY SIEMENS
Director of HR

Ms. Siemens joined Hathaway LLC in 2007 and currently holds the position of Director of Human Resources & Administration. She is responsible for management of employee benefit programs, personnel policies and procedures, and administrative services. She previously served as the business manager of Payzone Directional Services, Inc., a related oilfield services company specializing in directional drilling. While at Payzone, she helped to establish and manage three locations including the headquarters in Bakersfield, CA and operations in Utah and Colorado. Shelley has a Certificate of HR Management from California State University, Bakersfield.

CHAD KNIGHT
Controller

Mr. Knight joined Hathaway LLC as the company’s Controller in May of 2017. Previously, Knight was an Operations Specialist for Chevron’s Supply and Trading division on the West Coast. In this role, he was responsible for blending and shipping products between various refineries, as well as bunkering marine vessels. Additionally, Mr. Knight has held roles as Decision Analyst Advisor for Chevron’s SJVBU, Project Controls Analyst for Occidental Petroleum, and various positions in banking. Mr. Knight earned a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Economics from California State University, Bakersfield in 2011 and a Master’s in Finance and Economics from Durham University, England in 2015.

JOHN MCLOUGHLIN
Land Manager

Mr. McLoughlin joined the Hathaway LLC team in January of 2017. Prior to working for Hathaway LLC, Mr. McLoughlin worked for Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. in Denver, CO for two years and as a contract Landman in the Rocky Mountain region for one year. Mr. McLoughlin earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Land/Energy Management from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO, where he attended on a baseball Scholarship. He is a Registered Landman with the American Association of Professional Landmen and a member of the Bakersfield Association of Professional Landmen.

DEREK GUHLE
Production Supervisor

Mr. Guhle joined Hathaway LLC in 2020. He was born in Alberta, Canada, and raised on the family dairy farm. He earned an A.A. in Mechanical Engineering from The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Prior to Hathaway, Mr. Guhle worked for Ensign Drilling in Canada as an automated rig design and development Project Manager for three years, responsible for managing new rig designs and liaison for the Rig Operating and Rig Building divisions. He then worked for Ensign in California as Operations Maintenance Engineer for six years, responsible for all rig maintenance & re-fit projects, meeting with oil companies to discuss drilling projects and tailoring rig options/layouts.

FLETCHER FICK
Accounts Payable Specialist

Mr. Fick joined Hathaway LLC in March of 2020. He received his Bachelors degree in Accounting from California State University, Bakersfield in 2020. Prior to working for Hathaway LLC, Mr. Fick worked for Advance Beverage Co.’ Shipping and Receiving Department.

ELSY SANCHEZ
Accounts Payable Specialist

Mrs. Sanchez joined Hathaway LLC in 2021. She previously Worked for Unified Field Services Corporation in Kern County as a Payroll Specialist. Mrs. Sanchez received an Associates Degree in her hometown of Plano, Texas. While there she volunteered at an organization called Missionary Church to provide food and clothing to those in need. Mrs. Sanchez moved to Bakersfield in 2015 where she continued her career in accounting.