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Operations Team

Gerard Hermary

General Manager Rentals

As well as providing sales services to the company, Gerard oversees day-to-day operations of Accede's rental divisions. Gerard comes to Accede from the asset purchase of Phoenix Oilfield Rentals and brings a wealth of knowledge & experience to Accede. His skills also include designing and bringing new ideas and equipment to market.

Frank Rathmann

Operations Manager | Generator Rentals

Co-founder of Latmann Equipment Ltd, Frank manages the day-to-day operations of Accede’s Generator Rental division in Calmar, Alberta. Frank oversees servicing of existing equipment and continued quality control, with a focus on fabrication. Over 25 years of experience in the oilfield, coupled with journeyman tickets in both electrical and heavy equipment technician trades make Frank a valuable part of the Accede group.

George Latka

Co-Manager, Generator Rentals | Sales

George manages the Generator Rentals division in Calmar alongside Frank, and is an intrinsic component of business development and sales for the company. A master electrician with many years of experience in the oilfield, George brings a vast array of knowledge to Accede, with a focus in electrical design and engineering.

Mike Meyer

Operations Manager | Fire & Safety Division

Mike oversees the day-to-day operations of Accede's Fire and Safety Division, including dispatching equipment, coordinating jobs, staffing and more. With many years in the oilfield and extensive experience with fire and safety companies, Mike is a valuable member of to the Accede team. Mike spends his free time volunteering and helping out at the Central Alberta Raceways in Rimbey.

Dan Thomson

Communications Manager

Dan leads the Communications division of Accede Energy Services with many years' experience with various communication companies. Dan also lends his expertise to technical sales and customer relations. In his spare time he is involved with the CMDRA Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association.

Chris Chestney

Service Manager | Blackfalds

Chris manages the mechanics, maintenance and repairs of field equipment at our Blackfalds location. He comes to Accede from Phoenix Oilfield Rentals and holds an inter-provincial heavy equipment technician journeyman ticket. Chris ensures our customers receive timely, reliable equipment, service and repairs.

Steve Henry

Dispatch & Equipment Coordinator

Steve oversees the coordinating, locating and billing of all JET rental equipment for Accede. He ensures our rental units arrive on location when needed and return back to the shop when the rental contract expires. Steve's background and customer services skills allow him to effectively correspond with our clients on an ongoing basis.

June Allport

Health & Safety Manager

June manages the safety programs for all divisions, ensuring the health of Accede employees. She maintains and updates manuals, reviews Accede's COR, PICS, Complyworks, ISNetworld and also conducts accident and injury investigations. With an extensive list of certifications, June's background in the industry makes her an invaluable asset to Accede.

Chad Farr

Operations Rental Manager / Estevan

Chad is one of the Co-Founders of Captive Oilfield Rentals. He coordinates rental operations and brings many years of oilfield experience to the Accede team. Chad helps out in the community by volunteering as a director for Estevan minor hockey.

Wade Ness

Operations Rental Manager / Edson

Wade coordinates rental operations and brings many years' of experience in the oil and gas industry to Accede. We consider Wade as an integral part to our future growth in the Edson area.  In his free time Wade supports the Edson Oilmen's Association and enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family.

Calvin Moody

Operations Rental Manager / Grande Prairie

Calvin plays an important role in the future development of Accede Energy Services in Grande Prairie. He and has established an operations team focused on providing an exceptional client experience. His extensive background includes vast experience in the industry with various oilfield service companies. Calvin enjoys camping, quad riding and playing the guitar.