Stage 3 Separation

Management Team and Board of Directors

Management Team

Fred Lausen, Jr.

President and CEO

The management team of Stage 3 Separation has a long history of working together in the solids controls space. The team is led by President and CEO Fred Lausen, Jr. who made a name for himself in the development of solids control industry through his first company Houston Prime... Read Bio

Tom Atkinson

General Manager

Mr. Tom Atkinson serves as General Manager at Stage 3 Separation, LLC (S3S).  His primary responsibilities include coordinating efforts between the administration and field operations, as well as overall strategic planning and direction of S3S.  Prior to joining S3S, Mr. Atkinson was General Manager at Stallion Solids Control from... Read Bio

Jarod McBride

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Jarod McBride serves as Vice President of Operations at Stage 3 Separation, LLC (S3S).  His primary responsibilities include managing daily field operations, training and directing all field personnel, as well as coordinating logistics of capital equipment and support services.  Mr. McBride was Operations Manager at Advanced Solids Control... Read Bio

Matt Carlson

Vice President, Administration

Mr. Matt Carlson serves as Vice President, Administration at Stage 3 Separation, LLC (S3S).  His primary responsibilities include contract administration, cost control, company financial planning, supervision of administrative staff, and special projects.  Prior to joining Stage 3 Separation, he owned his own State Farm Insurance Agency from 2008 thru... Read Bio

Tommy Angelle

Vice President, Sales

Mr. Tommy Angelle serves as Vice President of Sales at Stage 3 Separation, LLC (S3S). His primary responsibilities include management of the sales team in all basins operated by Stage 3 Separation and providing valuable market knowledge in the oil service industry.  Prior to joining Stage 3 Separation, Mr.... Read Bio

Board of Directors

Fred Lausen, Jr.

The management team of Stage 3 Separation has a long history of working together in the solids controls space. The team is led by President and CEO Fred Lausen, Jr. who made a name for himself in the development of solids control industry through his first company Houston Prime... Read Bio

Stephen R. Dutton

Mr. Dutton lives in San Antonio Texas and is a principal in Nueces Marketing Partners Ltd, a private investment partnership.  Currently he serves in an advisory capacity and on the Board of Directors of Stage 3 Separation Services, LLC, Flatrock Compression, Ltd., Water Fleet LLC., and Jefferson Bank of... Read Bio

Cullen Spitzer

Mr. Cullen Spitzer has served on the Board of Directors at Stage 3 Separation, LLC since May 2011.  Mr. Spitzer founded Spitzer Industries, Inc. in 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Office.  Mr. Spitzer’s career in the oil and gas industry spans nearly 30 years,... Read Bio

Michael Scott Cone

Mr. Scott Cone has served on the Board of Directors at Stage 3 Separation, LLC since May 2011.  Mr. Cone was a co-founder in 1985 of Tri-C Resources where he currently serves as the President.  He is involved in working with the entire Tri-C staff to generate, drill, complete... Read Bio

Robert (Bo) T Herrin, III

Mr. Bo Herrin has served on the Board of Directors at Stage 3 Separation, LLC since May 2011.  Mr. Herrin is currently the Executive Vice President for Tri-C Resources.  His current responsibilities involve supervising all land department functions.

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