Kodiak was founded as, and is, the sole provider of “true” contract compression services with a unique business model and proven strategy of success. Our leadership’s core strategy begins with a focus on investing in its people which, in turn, facilitates deep commitment and talent resulting in the best service for Kodiak’s customers.


Mickey McKee is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kodiak Gas Services, LLC. Prior to co-founding Kodiak in 2010, Mickey was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Engineering for CDM Resource Management, LLC. He also managed the Engineering and Supply Chain group, worked with vendors and OEM manufacturers, as well as managed the sales and marketing efforts of some of the highest growth areas at CDM, all the while building relationships with customers that contributed in excess of $4.5 million per month in gross revenue.

Prior to that, Mickey worked for two years in CDM’s Operations group researching and qualifying projects as well as installing that equipment all over Texas and Louisiana.

Mickey formed Kodiak Gas Services in June 2011 and the company deployed its first horsepower in January 2012.

Mickey contributes much of his knowledge of the industry to his time working directly for the original founders of CDM Resource Management; Randy Dean, David Marrs, and Randy Craft.

Mickey lives in Montgomery Texas, with his wife Kristi, his three daughters; Taylor, Maddox and Peyton, and son Brooks. Mickey spends much of his time with his kids’ extracurricular sports activities. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University. Mickey also holds an annual golf tournament that sponsors the Green Beret Foundation.

Travis Marrs

Travis Marrs was one of Kodiak’s first employees in 2010. Since that time, he has served in roles including Fleet/Sales Management and Operations. Currently, Travis is the Executive Vice President of Sales, Fleet Management, and Engineering since 2019. Prior to joining Kodiak, Travis joined CDM Resource Management in their Fleet and Engineering Department, Operations, and Sales, as well as sales management roles at a EVP company.

Travis met his wife Brittany at Baylor University and they have four children, Archer, Theo, Piper, and Lincoln.
One of Travis’ favorite things about working at Kodiak is he enjoys working with people he consider some of his closest friends.

Ben Grigry

Ben Grigry comes with a vast array of experience in the compression industry spanning 20 years with companies like Hanover, Exterran, and CDM Resource Management, holding various positions including Operator, Area Operations Manager, and Regional Manager. He joined the Kodiak Gas Services team in 2014 as an Operations Manager and ultimately the Vice President of Operations in 2016.

Prior to the compression industry, Ben spent 10 years as a peace officer in Monahans, Texas. Ben is married with four children and three grandchildren.

Ewan Hamilton

Ewan Hamilton is the Chief Financial Officer of Kodiak Gas Services since 2016 and previously was the Financial Controller of the company since joining in 2012.
Prior to Kodiak, Ewan worked at Pattillo, Brown & Hill, LLP providing audit and advisory services to a variety of governmental entities.

Ewan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Baylor University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Jason Stewart

Jason Stewart is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Kodiak Gas Services since joining the company in 2016.
Prior to joining Kodiak, Jason held senior origination and underwriting roles at PNC Business Credit, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and CIT Energy. In addition, Jason spent time as CFO of Enerven Compression.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Colorado State University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Cory Roclawski joined Kodiak Gas Services, LLC. in 2020 and currently serves as the Chief Human Resource Officer. Prior to joining Kodiak, Cory was the Vice President of Human Resources at Rubicon Oilfield International, LLC. She has held human resource leadership roles of increasing seniority in the midstream, upstream and oil field services segments of the industry. As a member of Kodiak’s Executive Team and a passionate leader of people, Cory has led Kodiak’s talent strategy, including new performance and productivity tools along with employee development, diversity & inclusion, and workforce engagement initiatives. Cory brings over twenty years of Human Resource leadership experience to Kodiak.

Cory holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Miami University. She earned her M.B.A from Baldwin Wallace University, with a focus in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations.


Chad Lenamon has had a long and successful history in the natural gas compression industry. For over 25 years, Chad has served in various roles in operations, engineering, fleet management, supply chain including President of CDM Resource Management and Pegasus Optimization Managers.

Chad currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Special Projects.


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