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Iron Will Energy’s management team is made up of a mixture of young, hungry industry professionals and established, experienced industry veterans. We believe that diversification at every level of an organization leads to a greater level of collaboration and the best possible results. Putting together a successful company can be like completing a puzzle and IWE has the pieces in place to help you succeed.
Meet Our Team
Mr. William Dressel is an entrepreneur with extensive management and operations skills, joined with an in-depth knowledge of the Energy Industry. He is a multi-faceted leader with an innovative approach and has experience in business development, company design & development, operations, land, title, mineral law, and negotiation of business deals, contracts and joint operating agreements.
Wil founded Iron Will Energy, Inc. (IWE) in 2010 and Front Runner Seismic, Inc. (FRS) in 2011, and continues to serve as CEO of both companies. IWE and FRS have accomplished negotiating land contracts and seismic permits for over 350,000 acres in the Marcellus/Utica Shale for prospect drilling projects, hundreds of thousands of linear feet of pipeline ROW, and renewable energy development.
Wil serves as Executive Vice President of Land for ZaZa Energy Corporation. He began providing consultant services to ZaZa in November 2013 through his wholly owned service company IWE and took over the management of ZaZa’s Land department in April 2014.
Mr. William Vincent has an MBA with three decades of operations and financial management experience, creating or improving management processes and systems for a billion dollar organization with over three thousand employees. He has participated in contract negotiations and project management, been a government liaison, and provided extensive financial management and reporting systems to improve performance while conserving budget.
Bill’s operation skills are additionally supported with in-depth energy industry knowledge including six years’ experience in land, title, analysis, and extensive negotiation of contracts and leases.
Bill currently manages the operations and finance of two companies, IWE and FRS that work in concert to provide a full spectrum of services, such as: prospect evaluation, project management, leasing, title completion, seismic testing support, GPS survey, and GIS mapping.
Mrs. Nicki Smaldone has over 30 years’ experience maximizing production on all projects, working closely with all stakeholders and staff with a focus on management and implementation of land acquisition/negotiations and seismic data acquisition projects. Nicki is the Land Manager for IWE and FRS and is responsible for all field operations throughout the U.S. market. Through her years of working in the energy industry, she has gained expertise in the valuable skillsets of project organization, project management, budget control, human resource management and most importantly the ability to maximize the production and return from all field operations.
Mr. C.D. Longo began his career in the oil and gas industry in 2009 when Iron Will Energy, Inc. was formed. C.D. worked as a Landman negotiating Oil and Gas Leases in Pennsylvania during the Marcellus Shale boom. During this time C.D. also pursued a law degree and earned his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law. After graduation he became the General Counsel for IWE and Front Runner Seismic, Inc., a front-end seismic company and IWE sister company.
Now C.D. serves as Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for IWE and FRS. During his tenure C.D. has drafted and negotiated numerous multi-million dollar work contracts. Additionally, C.D. has written and negotiated Master Service Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, and many other legal documents.
C.D. has also served as the Land Manager for ZaZa Energy Corporation. He managed the day-to-day operations of the entire in-house Land staff at ZaZa, as well as the nearly 50 person field operations crew. Based on Geology recommendations, C.D. directs the leasing efforts of the company and makes the ultimate decisions on which land and leases to purchase, including the royalty amount and price of the transactions.
William A. Dressel
President & CEO
Vice President of Operations & Finance
Vice President of Land
Executive Vice President
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Who We Are Looking For
At IWE we don’t have a specific candidate profile rather who are looking for individuals with the right skill set and most importantly a commitment to hard-work and honesty. We are always looking for competent, ethical and reliable; Contract Lease and Division Order Specialists, Land men/women, title/curative agents and GIS engineers. Prospective employees must have excellent communication and leadership skills along with computer skills, organizational skills and must be a team player. We are a fast paced smaller, growing company which allows for excellent job diversification and upward mobility for dedicated candidates. We are proud that we hire excellent people and deliver excellent results.
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