THE FRONTIER TEAM
With over 200 years of combined experience Frontier has exactly the right people to make your drilling operation a success.
Glen McAlister has more than 40 years of business ownership in the oil field industry. After establishing Rig Air, in 1976 at age 23, Mr. McAlister transformed Rig Air into the largest independent air and gas compression company by territory in the United States. He then formed Advanced Air Systems, later led to the creation of Advanced Rig & Equipment in 1985. Advanced Rig & Equipment completed and deployed rigs ranging from 900hp portable operating rigs in Africa and Europe to 1500hp state-of-the-art diesel electric rigs stateside. Mr. McAlister Formed partnerships to begin Advanced Drilling Technologies, and later Strata Drilling. Following the sale of his 44% interest in Strata Drilling to Bronco Drilling (BRNC), Mr. McAlister formed Frontier Drilling. He has taken the company from 1 rig to 32 rigs. Mr. McAlister’s 30 years of experience have enabled him to accumulate a unique insight into every phase of development and deployment of drilling rigs and equipment.
Drilling Equipment Manager
Jerry Brown has over 40 years of experience in the Drilling Industry. Starting out as the Rig Superintendent for Big Chief Drilling Company in 1966 in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Brown was responsible for supervising drilling operations ensuring safety standards on government land were met. Mr. Brown then worked from 1980 to 1985 as a V.P. of Operations and Drilling Manager for Cromling Drilling Company. From 1985-1990, Mr. Brown was a Rig Manager for Welch & Howell Drilling Company where he supervised the drilling of geothermal wells in the deserts of southern California. In 1990, Mr. Brown joined Mac McAlister at Advanced Rig & Equipment. With his extensive experience in the Drilling Industry, Mr. Brown now oversees the building of new Rigs for Frontier Drilling’s fleet. He has proven to be a truly valuable asset to the company.
Robert Hammons has built his career in Accounting and Finance and has more than 25 years in the oilfield. Robert oversees financial decisions, contract negotiations and the general day-to-day operations of Frontier Drilling. Robert is an Oklahoma native and has worked with Mac McAlister since the 1980's. Robert plays a key role in the trajectory of Frontier Drilling and ensures the seamless integration of both management and field offices.
James Lynch joined the Frontier Drilling team in the spring of 2008. Mr. Lynch graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Business Management. Mr. Lynch worked for Bourns International in Logan, Utah as a Chemical Specialist and later with Nestle, Inc. in Springville, Utah as a Safety Manager. Mr. Lynch has over 15 years in the Safety and Chemical fields. In the fall of 2011, he was asked to speak at the International Oil and Gas expo in Houston, TX on Land Drilling and how Frontier plays a role in this operation. His goal with Frontier Drilling is to keep employees trained and up to date with the latest standards and best practices as well as developing a safe and empowering work culture.