Leadership

 

June M. Dively, CPA, CFF, Cr.FA, FABFA

Chief Executive Officer

CEO of SíEnergy, June Dively brings more than twenty six years of experience in forensic accounting and litigation consulting services. In her role as CEO, Ms. Dively advises SíEnergy’s Board of Directors, motivates her employees and drives change within the organization. Ms. Dively also presides over the organization’s daily, monthly and annual operations.

Ms. Dively is a professional accountant with extensive experience in a variety of industries, and has held senior financial management positions in both private and publicly held entities. Ms. Dively is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Accounting (FABFA) and holds Diplomat Status with the American Board of Forensic Accountants. As a forensic professional, she has been recognized as an industry expert, providing testimony across numerous jurisdictions related to regulatory and other financial issues.

Ms. Dively began her career in the natural gas industry in 1994 with Southern Union Company, before founding a consulting firm in 1996 to provide services exclusively to natural gas utilities. In 2003, Ms. Dively founded Dively & Associates to provide services to the natural gas industry from wellhead to burner tip. In 2007, she became CFO for SíEnergy before accepting the CEO position in 2011.

Ms. Dively holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and Business Data Systems from the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as many accreditations and professional certifications.

Daniel Pope

Director of Business Development

Daniel Pope serves as SíEnergy’s Director of Business Development, where he is responsible for growing the organization’s business through the identification and nurturing of active, key partnerships with developers, home builders and consumers to support the organization’s mission to provide premium natural gas services to top-rated communities in Texas.

Mr. Pope began his career first in real estate while attending The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating, he worked in various aspects of residential and commercial real estate and then owned a successful construction company that built and sold speculative homes in western Travis County, Texas, before joining SíEnergy in late 2011.

Mr. Pope literally grew up around the oil and natural gas industry, spending much time on the rigs of his family-owned drilling company in south Texas. When given the opportunity to marry his background in oil and natural gas with his real estate experience, Mr. Pope took advantage of the natural union.

Paul Kennedy

Senior Vice President of Operations

Paul Kennedy has over 19 years of experience in natural gas distribution and has managed various operational aspects including Engineering, Construction, Inspection, Dispatch, Service, Pressure Control and Compliance.  His leadership has been key in the success of one of the fastest growing natural gas companies in Texas from a startup position to over 100,000 meters and 1700 miles of pipe in less than 18 years.  Paul’s well-rounded knowledge of Operations and Compliance has resulted in zero pipeline safety violations throughout his tenure.  His level of expertise in the industry has also allowed him the opportunity to be a valuable authority in areas such as Business Development, Right of Way Acquisitions, Franchise Negotiations, and Rate Cases.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Gas Association.

Ryan Herweck

Field Operations Director

Ryan Herweck joined SíEnergy at its inception thirteen years ago as an assistant manager. He excelled quickly in the organization, holding a variety of positions including Customer Service Manager and now, Field Operations Director. In his current role, Mr. Herweck is responsible for a variety of critical functions, including system layout and design, construction and emergency response supervision, system monitoring and data collection, regulatory compliance, and field operations budgeting, planning and scheduling.

Throughout his tenure at SíEnergy, Mr. Herweck has worn many hats—everything from setting meters to managing customer relations, to regulatory compliance and budget forecasting. Mr. Herweck led the successful transition to and implementation of a company-wide in-house billing system, initiated a new collection program to better manage disconnections, all while helping the company grow from serving a modest pool of customers to the more than 10,000 SíEnergy serves today.

Julie Myhre

Senior Engineer

Julie Myhre is charged with overseeing all engineering functions of our organization in support of business development and operations divisions.  Ms. Myhre joined SíEnergy  in 2015 after more than 25 years working in a variety of industries including local government, non-profit, and environmental consulting.  In the past, she served as the Texas and Oklahoma CHP Program Manager for the Department of Energy’s Technical Assistance Partnership.  She was the Energy Management Analyst for the Hawaii County Department of Water Supply on Hawaii Island where she developed renewable energy projects for the water distribution system.  She has over 15 years of environmental compliance for natural gas pipeline construction in the midwest.

Ms. Myhre has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and is a registered professional engineer in Texas.

David Billinger

Director of Commercial Business Development

Based in Dallas, Mr. Billinger serves as the Director of Commercial Business Development for SíEnergy where he is responsible for growing the organization’s business through identifying and contracting commercial/industrial development opportunities.

Mr. Billinger brings more than seventeen years of experience in the natural gas industry.  Through a variety of leadership roles, he has built an extensive background in natural gas business development, supply, transportation, engineering, and environmental compliance.  His knowledge of the natural gas and energy industries makes him an effective leader of the organization’s mission to provide premium natural gas services in Texas.

Mr. Billinger holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Tyler, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Sam Houston State University, and he is also registered as an Engineer In Training (EIT) in the State of Texas.