We Are Oilfield Composite Industry Leaders
Focused on quality, safety and our customer’s satisfaction
For 50+ years, we’ve been on the forefront of changes in manufacturing methods, materials, machinery, and many other things, but our commitment to our customers, to quality and safety, and to 100% satisfaction has never changed.
David Walstad, Owner & CEO
Involved with General Plastics & Composites since 1997, David is owner and CEO of the company, and has 30+ years of oilfield service experience, along with 20+ years of composite application experience. David Walstad received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Gulf Coast Area Award in the Industrial category.
Dane Lee Broussard, President
Dane joined General Plastics & Composites in early 2016. He has more than 30+ years of business experience including 20+ years in upstream oil and gas manufacturing and service. Dane is a business and team builder with specific experience in business and product development, manufacturing and operational excellence, strategic planning, organizational development, finance and executive leadership.
J. Scott Caldwell, VP Operations
Scott Caldwell joined GP&C in April 2017 as VP Operations. He has a distinguished track record of driving success across all aspects of manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, business strategy and product management at General Electric, Black & Decker, Shawcor, Mannington and Private Equity. Recent leadership roles include hands-on development of a growing global oil and gas products and service business as well as larger enterprise operations leadership for 2100 employees and 17 facilities. Scott is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and recently spent 4 years working in Calgary, Alberta on composite oil and gas products.
Amber Williams, MA, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, Vice President of Administration
Since joining General Plastics & Composites in 2014, Amber has led the company’s human resource (HR) team and department. With nearly two decades of HR experience, she also serves as a strategic advisor to the CEO, President and five other company leaders. Amber earned a master of arts degree and a bachelor of science degree in HR Management from the University of Houston and University of Nebraska, respectively, and she holds numerous HR certifications.
Mark Krueger, CPA, Controller
Mark joined General Plastics & Composites in 2018 and has over 30 years’ experience in accounting, including internal audit functions for manufacturing companies. His experience also includes roles in the oil and gas industry. Mark holds an MBA from the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business and a bachelor of Business Administration/Accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin.
Keith Fielding, Director of Sales
Keith joined General Plastics & Composites in early 2015 with more than 25 years of business experience, including 20 years in both upstream and downstream oil and gas sales and service. Keith is a team builder with specific experience in leading sales teams that build long-term relationships with their customers by providing an outstanding customer experience. Keith has an extensive background in working with customers to develop new products and get them to market in a timely manner. Prior to joining General Plastics & Composites, Keith enjoyed a 20 year career with a major oil company.
Brad Landmann, Director of Engineering
Brad joined General Plastics & Composites in 2013 and has led the company’s engineering department transformation through product development efficiencies and innovation, as well as quality consistency. He has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and operations leadership. Brad earned a master’s degree in Manufacturing Management from GM Institute of Technology, as well as a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.
Don Owen, Director of Quality and Operational Excellence
Don Owen serves as Director of Quality and Operational Excellence and is responsible for the company’s quality improvement plan, Quality KPIs and compliance. reflecting customer value perceptions of product and service performance. He has extensive experience with corporate Lean and Six Sigma initiatives, Supply Chain performance enhancement, R&D, and Installation Technology. Don has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and an MBA. Additionally, Don earned a doctorate in business administration at Wilmington University where his research thesis was in the area of decision sciences. Don is also a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with a specialization in Design for Lean Six Sigma. He has taught hundreds of individuals over the years in applied statistics, voice of customer techniques, analytical market research methods, strategy deployment, and Lean and Six Sigma at the Black Belt and Green Belt levels.
Robin Walstad, Director of Executive Sales & Marketing
As Director of Executive Sales & Marketing, Robin is responsible for working on long-term strategies with high-level managers and directors as well as introducing new product and technology advancements. In addition, she oversees the company’s marketing efforts. She joined the company in 2007 and has worked in various capacities in sales and marketing. Prior to joining General Plastics & Composites, she worked in the education industry where she developed strong coaching and management skills. She has a BA degree from Rice University and a Master's in Education Administration.
Krista Webster, Supply Chain Manager
Krista joined General Plastics & Composites in 2012 and became Purchasing Manager in 2017. In her current role, she oversees the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department, and also builds strategic relationships with key suppliers. Previously, Krista served in inside sales and supply chain analysis roles for GP&C. Krista earned a bachelor’s degree in business for supply chain management from Texas A&M University.