Our leadership team is committed to providing solutions to the ever-changing needs of our customers. With over a century of industry experience and knowledge collectively, these men and women understand how to navigate the challenges of a constantly evolving and complex industry and consistently deliver best in class results.
Billy Campbell serves as CEO of Southeast Connections as well as President of the Southern Gas Division of Artera Services. Billy Campbell founded SEC in 1996 and spent many years performing large HDD’s for many major utilities and pipeline companies. His expertise is well known throughout the industry and he has overseen many of the most difficult projects performed in the Southeast.
Today, SEC has grown from the original thirteen employees to over 1,600 and is a leader in the utility services industry.
Kyle Ormsby serves as President of Southeast Connections. Prior to joining SEC, Kyle spent 16 years with a major utility provider, with his last position being Managing Director, Construction Operations. In this role, Kyle was responsible for Distribution and Transmission Construction across all of the company’s assets throughout a seven-state area. Kyle has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Scott Warren serves as Chief Operating Officer for Southeast Connections. In this role, Scott is responsible for all Distribution Operations across the SEC footprint. Scott has successfully overseen numerous large Bare Steel/Cast Iron replacement projects, extensive PE rehabilitation projects as well as DOT jobs and the occasional Transmission assignment. Scott has over 30 years pipeline experience, starting his career as a laborer and rising to this current position at the leadership team level.
VP of Commercial Operations
Keith serves as Vice President of Commercial Operations supporting Southeast Connections. Keith has spent 15 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. His roles have required flexibility and the understanding of operations, business development, developing and managing teams, and commercial operations. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University.
VP of Transmission Division
Stan Pitts serves as Vice President, Transmission Division. In this role, Stan is responsible for business development, customer experience, and the P&L reporting of the Transmission Division. Stan has over 30 years of operations and P&L Leadership in the energy industry, having acquired extensive experience through various roles at major utility companies and natural gas pipeline contractors. He was most recently serving in a Sr. Director capacity for the Eastern U.S. for two global corporations before joining Southeast Connections in 2018.
VP of Transmission Operations
Chip serves as Vice President of Transmission Operations. Prior to joining SEC, Chip worked for over 20 years in the large diameter pipeline construction industry. Starting out as a Laborer on the Right-of-way, he has served in all capacities of construction including bending engineer and superintendent.
In 2009, Chip transitioned into administration and leadership roles serving as contract administrator, Project Manager and most recently Construction Manager before joining SEC in 2019.
Chip studied mathematics at the University of Georgia.
CFO - Chief Financial Officer
CFO - Chief Financial Officer
Ron Ridout serves as the Chief Financial Officer with Southeast Connections. He was named Vice President, Finance of PowerTeam Services in May 2014. Previously he served as Vice President, Finance at a leading building materials supplier.
Human Resources Director
Jamie currently serves as the Human Resources Director of Southeast Connections. Jamie has over 20 years of Human Resources experience with concentrations in benefits administration, compliance, safety and employee relations. Jamie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration while being SPHR certified. Prior to joining Southeast Connections, Jamie served as VP of Operations for a leading clothing manufacturer.
HSEQ Sr. Director
Dustin Dier serves as the Senior Director of Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality (HSEQ). In this role, Dustin is responsible for setting and aligning the strategic HSEQ goals and objectives of our teams, assisting with the implementation of HSE initiatives, and monitoring program compliance. He brings a wealth of knowledge in HSE program development, Safety Management System implementation, and Risk Management. Over the past twenty years, Dustin has held various leadership roles at several Fortune 500 construction companies serving a wide range of industries. He holds a B.S. in Occupational Safety & Health from Columbia Southern University, is currently completing his MBA at Louisiana State University, and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
Director of Fleet Operations
Wesley serves as the Director of Fleet Operations at Southeast Connections. He is responsible for providing quality maintained vehicles and equipment to all areas of the operations side of the business. Wesley has over 25 years of experience in the automotive and equipment fields.