Keith is an industry leader with over 30 years’ experience in the
Energy industry. He built a strong base of competency managing
Deep-water Operations and Developments for Amoco, BP & Stone Energy.
He spent the last 6 years of his Operating career serving as the Chief
Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations for Stone
Energy Corporation, a NYSE listed Exploration & Production Company. He
has led these companies through multiple diverse offshore and onshore
projects, most notably managing world record water depth Gulf of
Mexico Assets through development, commissioning, start-up,
operations, and maturity. Keith holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
from Louisiana State University and is a graduate of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology Sloan Business School – Operations Academy and
the Stanford University Executive Program.
At Veris Global, Keith directs his time toward supporting Executive and Senior Leadership Clients with automating their business processes, honing their focus on performance management, and reducing their overall risk.
As Managing Partner of Veris Global, Mr. Sullivan collaborates with
Executive and Senior Leadership Clients to tailor the development and
experience of our cloud software, delivering the best fit for their
Mr. Sullivan has spent 21 years in the oil & gas industry and is a recognized leader in managing and improving health, safety & environmental (HSE) programs. Most noteworthy, Mr. Sullivan led the development of industry-leading safety & environmental management programs in the Gulf of Mexico through the implementation of advanced software systems, creating enhanced efficiencies and substantial risk reduction across a diverse operations portfolio. Mr. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Louisiana.
Mr. Newsom brings to the Veris Global Team over 17 years of software
and computing experience across numerous industries. As Director of
Software, he oversees the management and creation of our software
solutions, ensuring that Veris Global’s cloud-based applications are
user-friendly, highly functional, available, resilient, and secure.
He has served as Software Lead for SEMS, MOC, and Integrity Management under Stone Energy and has built sustainable, industry-leading software solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry, the Defense Department, and many other industries during his years of experience. Mr. Newsom holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana Tech University.
Mr. Roy brings over 20 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, and
Information Technology to the Veris Global Team. As the Director of
Information Technology at Veris Global, he provides leadership for the
development and implementation of IT business applications and
systems, guiding the executive team in developing long-term technology
Previous responsibilities which aid in moving the Veris Global IT Department forward include: senior leadership roles in developing and maintaining key business solutions, development of digital solutions for both public and private businesses, administration of accounting data, and corporate I.T. support management. Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology, as well as a Core Curriculum Accounting Degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
At Veris Global, Mr. Taylor is responsible for development and
management of marine assurance, rig integrity, and blow-out preventer
verification and reliability programs. He leads a wide array of
consulting activities related to the global maritime and offshore oil
and gas industries.
He has more than 35 years of experience as a corporate marine assurance superintendent, marine surveyor/inspector, and professional mariner. Mr. Taylor is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Officer with extensive experience & qualifications in commercial vessel inspections, with emphasis on both deck and engineering systems. He holds a Business Administration Degree from Averett University in Danville, VA.
Mr. Jackson is a highly trained and experienced Operations and Safety
Officer with over 27 years of field experience. He is a Certified
Occupations Safety Specialist and a US Navy Veteran. With over 20
years managing offshore and onshore operations, as well as 4 years
managing HSE for Deepwater/Shelf GOM Major Projects, Mr. Jackson
brings knowledge and expertise few can to the Veris Global Team.
His strong leadership, teambuilding and troubleshooting skills instill operational confidence in our clients, from management to field personnel. He has worked with the following companies in Operations and HSE Safety roles: Conoco, Chevron, Murphy Exploration, Bois d’Arc Offshore, Stone Energy. His roles have included: Operations Superintendent for Western and Central GOM including Onshore Operations, Drilling, Construction, Well Work, DECOM, Subsea Installations.
Mrs. Bienvenue is the Office Manager for Veris Global. She comes to
Veris Global with a broad and diverse level of experience in managing
executive effectiveness, information support and professionally
representing corporate interests in the community. She has over 10
years’ experience overseeing core business drivers for the Chief
Operating Officer and Executive Team for Stone Energy, a publicly
traded Oil & Gas upstream corporation. Mrs. Bienvenue was the 2015 and
2019 President of the Desk & Derrick Club of Lafayette, which promotes
the education and professional development of individuals employed in
or affiliated with the petroleum, energy, and allied industries.
At Veris Global, her vibrant energy invigorates both colleagues and clients. As a spinner of many plates, Mrs. Bienvenue is adept at orchestrating human resources, accounting, and benefit details throughout the company. She has a keen sense for problem-solving and process optimization, making her an integral part of how we do business.
Mr. Gamble has a solid understanding of compliance and regulations
both in procedure and in the field. From a technical standpoint, he
has created standards, processes and procedures for the review and
auditing of safety system compliance drawings while managing a team of
compliance auditors. His experience allows him to assist in
identifying compliance needs and providing operational solutions at
He has over 25 years of working in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry working for a major service company providing compliance solutions for over 40 Oil & Gas Operators. His field experience included 10 years in the role as an offshore Production Operator / Compliance Foreman for major oil companies. Mr. Gamble holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science and an Associate of Science Degree in Petroleum Technology from the University of Louisiana.
Mrs. Lowenstein leads the international growth of Veris Global,
liaising with our clients around the world to manage the integrity and
usability of the Veris Global cloud solutions, and ensuring client
satisfaction abroad through bilingual communications.
She has a demonstrated history of 16 years working in the oil and energy industry as an experienced Lead Quality Engineer. She brings many data-driven skillsets to Veris Global: Process, Audit, Inspection, Quality Assurance, and Continuous Improvement initiatives through the collection and analysis of data and Quality Management Systems. She carefully evaluates industry standards and legal requirements to develop testing programs for custom products on a client-specific basis. This includes providing technical and regulatory direction, guidance, and implementation of safety & environmental compliance for customers in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations. Mrs. Lowenstein holds an Engineering Degree focused in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Technology.
Mr. Cormier crafts unique software solutions for the clients of Veris
He brings an extensive and diverse background of experience in software development to the Veris Global team. He served for 6 years as a Military Intelligence Officer in the Army National Guard. As an expert developer, he has over 10 years in working with SQL, C#, and Vb.Net coding languages, as well as 8 years in tailoring account software packages. For 7 years, he specialized in developing software for various oil and gas companies. Mr. Cormier holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Mrs. Breaux focuses in on building trust and commitment with Veris
Global’s clients through effective visual and verbal communications,
ensuring that we uphold the values that matter most to our users.
She has 10 years of experience in Graphic Design for digital media, print publication, events, and spaces – with an exciting array of clients in America, England, and Norway. She has 5 years of experience in Brand Design for User Engagement, helping businesses to highlight their talents through client experiences and create a brand-client dialogue that fosters lasting relationships. As a distinguished Designer, Mrs. Breaux was asked to lecture on Design Theory in Oxford, UK through 2018 and 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a specialization in Design for Human Factors.
Our Global Management Team is comprised of industry leadership from Major and Independent Oil & Gas companies providing a spectrum of capabilities that span from ultra deep-water offshore to High Temperature – High Pressure (HTHP) onshore assets. Veris’ wide-ranging experience originates from BP, Shell, ExxonMobil, BHP, Chevron, Oxy, Amoco, Arco, and Stone Energy. Our team includes veterans of the U.S. Coast Guard who specialize in Marine Safety missions including technical vessel, rig and platform inspections, environmental protection & response, investigations, and ports & waterways safety and security.
Veris Global holds board positions with LAGCOE, United Way of Acadiana, and Desk and Derrick Club of Lafayette helping to advance enrichment and the well-being of the industries we serve, as well as our community. We're also proud members of Offshore Operations Committee, ISNetworld, and Microsoft's Partner Network.