Annelise Freeman comes to RocketFrac Services with over 26 years of experience in oil and gas exploration, development and operations. As President and CEO, she oversees the design, development and deployment of equipment engineered to improve the production of oil and gas while maintaining stringent environmental standards. In addition, she is part time faculty at Mount Royal University teaching undergraduate courses in petroleum geology. Prior to joining RocketFrac Annelise served as Chief Geologist at a small public exploration company where she worked both in office and in the field. She trained for many years in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin before branching out to include areas of expertise in South Australia and the Northern Territory of Australia. Her area of expertise is the development of tight oil and gas properties and complex reservoir geology.
Mike Harcourt brings to RocketFrac Services an extensive background in management, project design and manufacturing. In addition to oil and gas, Mike has been involved with product development and production in the fields of instrumentation, fuel tanks, aluminum pipe, packaging, medical equipment (wheelchairs), electronics, automation and consumer products. Prior to joining RocketFrac Services Mike served as the Academic Chair of the Millwright and Machinist Department and as an instructor at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He managed all development to delivery of many SAIT programs and provided course development and instruction for the Mechanical Engineering Technology programs. Mike brings a unique combination of hands on, design and management experience along with expertise in materials.
Mr. Callaway has been involved in the energy industry for more than 23 years. For the past ten years he has been the CFO for private and public oil and gas companies operating in several oil and gas jurisdictions in the world. Prior to this Mr. Callaway worked in the pipeline and power sectors in roles such as head of mergers and acquisition for Terasen Pipeline, corporate finance and international business development at Enbridge Inc and TransAlta (power). Prior to this he was in energy investment banking with Merrill Lynch. Mr. Callaway is a Certified General Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University and an MBA from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands.
Spencer Freeman brings energy and vision, alongside expertise in simulation and hands on design. He served as Mechanical Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, designing and building equipment for the Imaging Spectroscopy Group. As opto-mechanical engineer, he designed the flight camera for the Caltech AAReST Space Telescope. He was lead engineer on an experimental unit currently onboard the International Space Station. Spencer earned his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in aerospace engineering from Florida Institute of Technology, where he was Team Lead on a Microgravity Slosh Experiment which was awarded the Best of Show at the Northrop Grumman Engineering & Science Showcase. He earned his masters in space engineering at California Institute of Technology as a Fellow of the Keck Institute for Space Science.