Chief Executive Officer
Ladd began his journey with Wilks Companies when he joined Wilks Masonry in 2002. Ladd’s career progressed through multiple management roles until 2008 when he joined Frac Tech Services as VP of Logistics. In 2012, Ladd became President of Breckenridge Geophysical, a technology leader in the geophysical sector. In addition to working at ProFrac Services, Ladd is an Executive Officer at Wilks Brothers and serves on the board of Prager University.
Phillip Blaine Wilbanks
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Wilbanks, 39, has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Operations since August 2018. Prior to joining ProFrac, he spent 13 years at FTSI, serving in multiple roles of increasing responsibility, including Director of Engineering and Chief Operating Officer of FTSI’s joint venture in China. Mr. Wilbanks holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, and an M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Lance joins the ProFrac team as Chief Financial Officer after previously serving as CFO and Treasurer for FTSI starting in October 2015. Prior to joining our Company, Lance spent approximately 11 years with Ernst & Young LLP, with the majority of that time in their transaction services group coordinating and advising clients on buy side and sell side transactions in various industries. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
Chief Legal Officer
Robert Willette has served as our Chief Legal Officer and Secretary since November 2021. Since October 2020, Mr. Willette has served as Assistant General Counsel of Wilks Brothers. From August 2017 to October 2020, Mr. Willette served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance and ESG Officer of Carbo Ceramics Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Willette served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Texon L.P., which transports and markets crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. Mr. Willette holds a B.S., an M.B.A., and a J.D. from the University of Kansas.
Chief Commercial Officer
Matt joined Profrac Services in 2017 and serves as Senior Vice President of Sales. Matt directs the sales, marketing, commercial operations, and serves on the Profrac ESG board. Matt brings 17 years of oilfield services, beginning in 2004 with a Barnett Shale completions-based service company. This company specialized in water management, power generation, flowback, and completions chemicals. Matt was promoted to General Manager in 2006 and instrumental in the expansion of the Barnett, Haynesville, Eagle Ford, and Marcellus shale. In 2010 SCF Partners purchased the company, forming Rockwater Energy Solutions.
Chief Administrative Officer
Heather joined ProFrac in December 2021 and serves as our Chief Administrative Officer. She brings 14 years of M&A experience to her role and leads ProFrac’s Integration and Human Resources Departments. Previously, Heather spent 5 years with Wilks Brothers where she served as Vice President of Human Resources and Managing Director of Investments. Heather holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Tarleton State University. Additionally, she serves as a member of the board of directors for Linear Labs, an electric motor company.