MEET OUR TEAM

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JOHN COLLIER

President/Co-Owner

John serves as Summit Sales & Equipment's chief engineer, overseeing the company's manufacturing and fabricating operations. John joined Summit Sales & Equipment in 2010, following the sale of Collier Equipment Company, which he formed in 1994. Today, John manufactures and repairs much of the same equipment that was a part of Collier Equipment Company. John began his career in the oil and gas industry 45 years ago, initially working as a sales engineer for a regional equipment manufacturer and ultimately moving into various manufacturing and design roles.

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JOSH COLLIER

Vice President/Co-Owner

Josh manages Summit Sales & Equipment's operations, with a keen focus on sourcing and executing sales of the company's equipment, re-manufacturing, services, and parts inventory in addition to maintaining customer and vendor relations. Josh joined Summit Sales & Equipment in 2010 after the sale of Collier Equipment Company. Josh has held roles in nearly every aspect of the oilfield equipment manufacturing business, including working in the machine shop fabricating and repairing oilfield equipment, and now managing the growth of Summit Sales & Equipment.

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JAIME GRASER

Vice President/Co-Owner

Jaime oversees Summit Sales & Equipment's financial and accounting operations as well as sourcing, developing, and executing parts and component sales. Jaime also actively maintains customer and vendor relations. Jaime founded Summit Sales & Equipment in 2007, with a focus on distribution and sales of critical oilfield parts and equipment.

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BOB SELBY

Field Sales Representative/P: 330.201.2569

Bob has served a wide range of organizations in Ohio and elsewhere with Summit Sales & Equipment since 2011. Prior to that, he spent seven years with the Collier Equipment Company (SSE president John Collier’s former company), where he not only worked in sales, but also held positions as a welder and fabricator. That experience, along with his willingness to be available at any time on any day of the week, gives him a distinct advantage in helping his customers reach the top.

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STEPHEN COAKLEY

District Manager/P: 304.406.2899

Stephen has been with Summit Sales & Equipment since 2011, when he became the first employee of Summit's West Virginia location. Since then, he has overseen the rapid growth of the branch into a vital part of the company's overall operation, featuring several exclusive services. In all, Stephen oversees three different West Virginia divisions (inspection, iron re-certification, and part sales), while taking a leading role in product line development and managing 18+ employees. Including his time at Summit, Stephen has 14 years of oil and gas experience.

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SHANE GREGORY

Inspection Manager/P: 304.777.0915

With nearly a decade of pipe inspection experience - the last three years at Summit - Shane offers our customers industry-leading knowledge along with the utmost integrity, offering both wherever needed, either on site or at our facility. From the Kelly or top drive to the bit, he knows every inspection procedure and is available day or night to answer a question or give a status update.

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DEREK LIPSCOMB

Iron Recertification Manager/P: 330.600.7087

Derek arrived at Summit Sales & Equipment in 2018, after three years at Weir SPM. In the previous position, he served as lead inspector and eventually became a shop supervisor while working with all major frac companies on servicing iron to their exact specifications. Prior to his time with Weir SPM, Derek gained five years of oilfield experience with U.S. Well Services, where he was an iron coordinator. Outside of his mastery of all things iron, Derek enjoys golf and is also a part of the American Cornhole Organization, the sport's national governing body.

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JUSTIN KIRKPATRICK

Field Sales Representative/P: 304.777.9129

Since 2011, when he got his start in the oil and gas industry, Justin has quickly gained experience in most of the areas handled by Summit's West Virginia location. In all, he has five years of NDT inspection experience, along with two of pressure testing experience and two more in part sales. Justin joined the Summit team in 2017, where he's able to use his background to help a diverse range of customers reach their goals.

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NATE VARNS

Field Sales Representative/P: 970.888.4065

Nate is in charge of developing opportunities for Summit Sales & Equipment in the mid-continent and Rocky Mountain regions from his base in Colorado, where he has resided for four years. Overall, Nate has seven years of outside sales experience, including since his 2018 return to Summit after a previous tenure in the Wooster, Ohio office. In his free time, Nate enjoys adventuring in the mountains.

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