Jim Crenshaw

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcrenshawtamu
Email: jim.crenshaw@waterfall.team
Phone: 281.658.7021

Executive Overview

Executive leader with extensive global experience, including 10 years in executive and C-Suite roles.  Board member of start-up company in construction and oil field service start ups.

Proven ability to lead, communicate, mentor, coach, plan, organize, and develop processes and people to accomplish company-wide business initiatives and personal/team goals.

Ability to partner with and develop growth strategies with Boards, Investors, C-Suite Executive Teams and manage complex issues and organization relationships.

Client Engagements

  • Senior Leaders
  • VP/Director
  • Mid-Management/Supervisor
  • Professional Individuals

Area of Expertise

  • Executive Management
  • Business Unit P&L in Fortune 100, Mid-market, Start-ups
  • Finance, Budget & Cost
  • Upstream Oil & Gas Engineering & Operations
  • Strategy and Program Implementation
  • Technology development and Implementation
  • Quality Management and Process Improvement
  • Team, Organizational, Human Development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Construction


  • S Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Executive Education, Thunderbird University
  • Executive Strategy Growth Program, Stanford University

Industry/Functional Experience

  • Oil & Gas Upstream Drilling & Completions
  • Satellite, Microwave, Terrestrial Networks
  • Global operations management & new market entry
  • Leadership, Organization, & Human development and Training facilitation across technical and soft skills

Professional/Corporate Experience

  • C-Suite level senior executive of middle market, and start-up companies in telecom, energy and construction.
  • Progressed in Fortune 100 Oil Field Service Company from entry-level to Vice President in Operations and General Management.

Cultural/Multi-National Experience

  • Executive and Operational experience in UK, Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Sub-Sahara & W Africa, China, Central America, South America, Trinidad
  • Joint Ventures, Consultants, Agents, Private Equity, and Contractor Management
  • Bi Lingual English – Spanish


  • C-suite executive of mid-market remote communications company; oversight on integration of large global merger which increased enterprise value in 1 years from $62 million to $135 million.
  • Senior Executive on technology development start up for managed pressure drilling. Hired & build technical team creating initial market testing and application success.  Part of team to globalize market acceptance and application.
  • Lead advisor/facilitator of global re-organization of major oil field service company collapsing 9 separate companies into a single global operating company.

Professional Affiliation:

  • SPE, NACD, AADE, SEAL Foundation