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Management Team

Gord Fritz


Co-Founder of Accede Energy Services, Gord plays many roles within the company, including leading acquisitions, overseeing company operations and sitting on the Board of Directors. Gord focuses his efforts on developing an employee-owned business culture. He believes empowering employees with shares in the company opens up opportunities, increases loyalty and dedication, and improves the overall growth of Accede.

Gord has over 30 years in the oil and gas industry, and has been involved in everything from new start-ups to large-scale growth strategies. His owner-operator experience has helped shape his philosophy towards improving business and providing opportunities through employee ownership.

Gord enjoys spending time off from his busy schedule sturgeon fishing on the Fraser River, or simply escaping to the outdoors.

Kris Fleckenstein


Kris oversees the financial side of Accede's operations, including structuring the financial component of acquisitions, finance projections, management of cash flow, capital budgets and more. Kris has a degree in Management with a major in Accounting and is currently working towards completing his Master's of Business Administration.

Kris has previously held executive and ownership positions within the energy services industry. His background and education in accounting, marketing and drilling services contribute to Kris' role with the Accede.

Kris is an avid traveler, and when he isn't busy at Accede, he likes to visit family in California, or enjoy a weekend boating.

Les Morris

Business Development & Marketing

Les is in charge of strategic development of the sales and marketing division of Accede Energy Services. He has an extensive background in the energy services sector, including manufacturing and marketing. Accede gains from Les’ 23 years of experience in the oilfield, as well as his clear marketing vision, focus and management skills.

When Les isn’t undertaking a new challenge at the office, he has been known to volunteer his services with the Blackfalds and District Victim Support Society. He also enjoys spending his free time skiing, golfing and relaxing with his family.