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Leadership

The ZAP team is comprised of talented, innovative individuals that have years of experience in the industry. With their talents and education combined, the ZAP leadership team is top tier in engineering and construction services.

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Steve Tzap P.E.

Founder/Owner

Steve has over 40 years of industry experience and started ZAP in 2001 when he identified a need for process expertise in the gas processing and related energy industries. Steve received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and his MBA in Finance from the University of Houston.

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Frank Lousberg P.E.

President

Frank joined the ZAP team in 2008. His leadership skills and broad expertise make him an asset to the ZAP leadership team, bringing 20 years of industry experience. Frank received his BS in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining at the Colorado School of Mines.

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James Allan P.E.

Vice President of Engineering

James joined the ZAP team in 2011 in the Mechanical Engineering department. James has previous experience as a mechanical engineer, project engineer, and a project manager. James received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont.

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Steve Wymore PMP

Vice President of Construction

Steve has over 15 years of experience of project/construction management experience on industrial projects. Steve has specific experience with program management, construction quality assurance/quality control, and turnaround scheduling. Steve received his BS degree from Oregon State University.

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Rick Jacobs

Vice President of Projects

Rick joined the ZAP team in 2013 and has over 22 years of experience in operations and engineering management. Rick has specific experience with engineering management, project development, project engineering, and operations management. Rick received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

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Shane Wilson

Vice President of Business Development

Shane joined the ZAP team in 2017 and has 18 years of engineering and management experience, leading projects, teams, departments, and facilities. Shane received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama.

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Tom Price

Instrumentation and Controls Director

Tom joined the ZAP team in 2013 and has over 24 years of professional experience focused on electrical, controls, and automation design projects. Tom received his BS in Electrical Engineering at Montana State University and his MBA from the University of Nebraska.

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Cindy Castilow P.E.

Electrical Engineering Director

Cindy is a professional engineer with over 20 years of engineering experience directing and designing electrical projects in the oil and gas, power distribution, and power generation industries. Cindy received her BS in Electrical Engineering and her MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

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Josh Lucero

Mechanical Design Director

Josh joined the ZAP team in 2011 and has over 17 years of experience in piping, equipment, material handling, and civil/structural design. Josh received his degree of Applied Science of Mechanical Design from Westwood College of Technology.

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Jackson Emnott P.E.

Civil/Structural Engineering Director

Jackson joined the ZAP team in 2011 and has over 15 years of experience in structural engineering, structural design, and construction in Heavy Industry and Oil & Gas. Jackson received his BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

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Gracson Westan P.E.

Process Engineering Director

Gracson joined the ZAP team in 2012 and has over 9 years of midstream and downstream experience with specific experience in front-end project development, facility design, engineering management, construction management, and project execution. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering – Metallurgical Emphasis from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Dan McElhaney

Director of Safety

Dan joined the ZAP team in 2012 and has over 20 years of experience in construction management, site management, and inspection services. Dan received his degree in Safety Management from San Joaquin Community College.

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Sara Esch

Project Controls Manager

Sara joined the ZAP team in 2012 has experience completing project controls and management duties for both engineering and construction projects. Sara has worked as construction and engineering support on oil and gas, power generation, commercial, and residential projects. Sara received her BS in Construction Management from Texas A&M University.

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Drew Mathies P.E.

EPC Program Manager

Drew joined the ZAP team in 2010 and has over 13 years of experience in the design of pipelines, pipeline facilities, and produced water and crude oil storage facilities. Drew received his BS in Engineering Physics from the University of Colorado.

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James Keller

Upstream Program Manager

James has over 18 years of experience in positions with responsibility for project management, project engineering, and facilities management in both civil and aerospace engineering. James received his BS in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University, and his MS in Aerospace Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Steve Tzap Awarded the GPA Midstream Recognition Award

The GPA Midstream has awarded Steve Tzap The Recognition Award for his service to the Gas Processors Association over the years. The Recognition Award is bestowed to individuals whose careers include a long association with the midstream industry.