Management

Tom Stabley, Chief Executive Officer

Tom StableyTom Stabley serves as Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Clearwater Solutions and is responsible for the company’s operations, corporate strategy, growth, and accountability. Prior to joining Keystone, Tom served as Chief Executive Officer of Rex Energy Corporation, a State College based, publicly traded oil & gas operator which was sold in 2018. During his 16 years with Rex Energy, Tom served in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer and President and CEO.

During his tenure with Rex Energy, Tom led the organization and was responsible for its growth, including several major transactions, which included doubling its acreage holdings in the Appalachian Basin. Tom’s extensive experience in the shale gas industry has made him a natural fit for the leadership of Keystone Clearwater. Tom possesses a unique understanding of the Oilfield and Industrial Services business and is well positioned to lead the organization into the future.

Tom is a native of Williamsport, Pennsylvania and University of Pittsburgh. He lives and works in State College, PA, with his wife and family and is an avid outdoorsman.

Daniel Dalton, President and Chief Operating Officer

Daniel DaltonAs the President and Chief Operating Officer of Keystone Clearwater, Dan Dalton manages all aspects of Keystone’s water-transfer support services, water transfer pipeline construction, and other water transfer services. Mr. Dalton has developed extensive experience in hydrogeology, environmental permitting, and various other geotechnical applications through the completion of many high-profile oil & gas and water infrastructure assignments while employed as a geotechnical consultant.

Currently, Mr. Dalton provides direct oversight and management of all water-transfer, pipeline engineering, and all other water transfer projects and operations for Keystone Clearwater throughout the Appalachian Basin.

Highlights from a sample of projects managed and completed by Mr. Dalton include the following:

  • Turnkey water-transfer services for several multi-national oil & gas exploration & production companies operating in the Appalachian Basin.
  • The permitting, planning, development, and operations of four SRBC-permitted water intake locations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Dan Dalton lives and works out of Keystone Clearwater’s headquarters located in Hershey, PA. Dan graduated from West Chester University in 2006 with a B.S. in Geology.

Curt Walker, Chief Financial Officer

Curt WalkerCurt Walker serves as Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Clearwater Solutions, and is responsible for financial and internal control activities, including those relating to financial planning and reporting, accounting, budgeting and forecasting, insurance and financial management. Prior to his roles with Keystone, Mr. Walker served as the Chief Financial Officer for Rex Energy Corporation, a State College based, publicly traded oil & gas operator which was sold in 2018.

Throughout his tenure with Rex Energy, which spanned from 2007 through 2018, Mr. Walker served in a number of financial positions with increasing responsibility, including Director of Accounting, Vice President of Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to Rex Energy, Mr. Walker spent four years with USF Glen Moore (a former subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, a publicly traded Fortune 500 trucking and transportation company).

Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration, both from Shippensburg University. He resides in Mill Hall, PA with his wife and two children and splits his time working out of Keystone Clearwater’s headquarters located in Hershey, PA and Hydro Recovery’s headquarters office in State College, PA.

Jeffrey Wehler, Senior Vice President

Jeffrey WehlerJeff Wehler serves as Keystone Clearwater’s Senior Vice President and is focused on business development, strategic growth, and corporate and financial optimization initiatives for the Company. Jeff initially joined Keystone Clearwater in 2013 as the Director of Business Development, managing all aspects of Keystone’s business development, sales, and marketing functions. Throughout his tenure with Keystone, Jeff has served in many capacities, including operations and finance. Jeff maintains significant experience in managing the planning, design, and development of Keystone’s complex water and wastewater projects, including design, permitting, construction and management services.

Prior to joining Keystone, Jeff was a Vice President with M&T Bank’s Commercial Banking Group located in Philadelphia, PA. During his time at M&T, Jeff managed a portfolio of corporate customers and helped develop M&T’s entry into the Greater Philadelphia marketplace. Jeff has developed significant experience in financial analysis and credit underwriting. While at M&T, Jeff represented his clients in financing acquisitions, recapitalizations, and other traditional corporate finance transactions.

Jeff Wehler lives with his family in Hershey, PA and works out of Keystone Clearwater’s Corporate Office in Hershey. Jeff graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 2005 with a B.A. in Business Administration.

Mike Eck, Senior Vice President

Mike EckMike Eck currently serves as Keystone Clearwater’s Senior Vice President responsible for oversight of Keystone’s Health, Safety & Environmental function along with operations at Hydro Recovery’s water recycling/disposal facilities.

Prior to joining Keystone, Mike was the Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Rex Energy. During his time at Rex Energy, Mike oversaw Rex’s Risk Management group which included Internal Audit, Health, Safety & Environmental, Procurement/Sourcing, Fleet Management and Information Technology. Mike has developed significant experience in driving operational excellence and setting strategic direction to ensure that the organization is prepared to respond to client demands, reduce corporate risk and achieve the defined goals.

Mike graduation from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Mike lives in Franklin Park, PA with his wife and son and works out of Keystone’s Canonsburg office.

Zach Zucco, Vice President of Operations

Zach ZuccoZach Zucco serves as Keystone Clearwater’s Vice President of Operations, supporting Keystone’s Water Transfer business lines in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Zach is responsible for meeting our customers’ expectations, while executing work in a safe and reliable fashion. Zach has been involved in the oil and gas industry since 2011, having first gathered experience in top hole drilling before joining the Keystone team.

Having joined Keystone in 2014, Zach served as the Director of Health, Safety & Environment for Keystone Clearwater Solutions for six years. He has supported establishing and administering Keystone’s commitment to provide a safe work environment for employees. Zach also oversaw the development and implementation of the KEYS (Keystone Enhancing Your Success) competency program to further our operational training program.

Zach graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management. He lives in Delmont, PA with his wife and two children and works out of the Canonsburg office.

Bryan Guthridge, Vice President of Operations

Bryan GuthridgeBryan Guthridge serves as Keystone Clearwater’s Vice President of Operations, leading Keystone’s Water Transfer business serving natural gas customers in Northern and Eastern Pennsylvania. Bryan is well versed in complex water and wastewater management projects, including high rate and high-pressure water transfer, facility O&M, and extensive pipeline system operations. In recent years, Bryan has focused on introducing industrial automation processes to aid in system performance and sustainability. He also concentrates on job site efficiency and safety, with oversight of HSE and Corporate Standard Operating Procedures. Bryan is committed to delivering a positive workplace culture and experience for all Keystone employees.

Bryan has worked in the Pennsylvania Natural Gas industry since 2011, having first gathered experience as a water transfer technician at Western Pump & Dredge. He joined Keystone as a Senior Water Tech and actively worked his way up through the company, being promoted to Supervisor, Operations Manager, Managing Director, and Senior Managing Director. He is proud to understand the innerworkings of every role within the company since he performed all jobs himself in the past.

Bryan lives in DuBois, PA and works out of Keystone’s Mansfield office.

Nikki Kurtik, Director of Human Resources

As the Director of Human Resources, Nikki is responsible for providing HR leadership and support for each of our business units company wide. Nikki oversees recruiting, employee engagement, recognition and retention, performance management, benefits, compensation, corporate policies, programs, and procedures. Since 2018, Nikki has been Keystone’s Human Resources Manager and brings over 14 years of experience to our company. Before joining our team, Nikki was in Human Resources for eight years at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in Pittsburgh, Pa. Nikki was responsible for all human resources-related activities and services including recruitment, training, employee relations, events, health & safety/workers compensation, benefits, and payroll administration. Nikki received several awards including Leader of the Year during her time with Fairmont.

Before beginning her career in Human Resources, Nikki worked in Social Services after studying Child Development and Family Relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Nikki lives in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband and two children.