Leadership Team

The leadership team at EAG 1Source has extensive experience across the Upstream and Midstream markets. We are the trusted team behind your team. Our priority is ensuring that we augment your business with the highest quality of professionals in the industry.
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Elizabeth Gerbel

CEO and Founder

Elizabeth serves as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of EAG 1Source and EAG Services. She is responsible for the company’s strategic leadership and vision, and provides guidance, direction and expertise to clients and team members. Elizabeth has 20 years of deep oil and gas industry experience and has personally advised startups to Fortune 500 companies to everything in between.

Under Elizabeth’s direction, both EAG companies have become synonymous with ‘trust’ in the oil and gas industry. Elizabeth’s passion for the industry, dedication to her clients’ success, and commitment to growing her company to best serve customers is recognized both internally and externally. Her organization has been touted multiple times as a top-tier work environment for professionals and has earned the Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Consulting for 2019 as well as Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces across all industries nationwide.

Prior to founding EAG, she was a partner at McKinley Powell, LLC, a manager with PWC, and began her career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Elizabeth earned an MBA from the McCombs School at UT Austin in 2001 and a BBA in Marketing from Texas A&M University in 1994.

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Elizabeth Gerbel

CEO and Founder

Elizabeth serves as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of EAG 1Source and EAG Services. She is responsible for the company’s strategic leadership and vision, and provides guidance, direction and expertise to clients and team members. Elizabeth has 20 years of deep oil and gas industry experience and has personally advised startups to Fortune 500 companies to everything in between.

Under Elizabeth’s direction, both EAG companies have become synonymous with ‘trust’ in the oil and gas industry. Elizabeth’s passion for the industry, dedication to her clients’ success, and commitment to growing her company to best serve customers are recognized both internally and externally. Her organization has been touted multiple times as a top-tier work environment for professionals and has been recognized as one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Consulting for 2019 as well as Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces across all industries nationwide.

Prior to founding EAG, she was a partner at McKinley Powell, LLC, a manager with PWC, and began her career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Elizabeth earned an MBA from the McCombs School at UT Austin in 2001 and a BBA in Marketing from Texas A&M University in 1994.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys reading, cooking with friends and traveling to beaches around the world.

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Shawn C. Anderson

Vice President of Information Technology

As Vice President of Information Technology & Outsourcing, Shawn Anderson is responsible for company development, technical and operational thought leadership, and the success of each client’s’ architectural solutions. Shawn joined the EAG 1Source team in 2018, bringing deep technical and operational expertise across a wide variety of industries and verticals. As a creative, outgoing, and self-proclaimed ‘geek,’ he has used his last 15+ years of technical and operational experience to drive change within organizations and define a new level of excellence.

Prior to joining 1Source, Shawn began his career at Optimum Computer Solutions, started and grew the technical solutions and consulting practices at Aldridge, and was National Practice leader & Senior Architect at Credera. Shawn holds multiple technical certifications as well as a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Fairmont State University. He is an active member of his community working with USA Swimming, Houston Zoo, and the Boy Scouts of America. In addition to his community volunteering, Shawn enjoys swimming, cooking, and spending time with his family.

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Shawn C. Anderson

Vice President of Information Technology

As Vice President of Information Technology & Outsourcing, Shawn Anderson is responsible for company development, technical and operational thought leadership, and the success of each client’s architectural solutions. Shawn joined the EAG 1Source team in 2018, bringing deep technical and operational expertise across a wide variety of industries and verticals. As a creative, outgoing, and self-proclaimed ‘geek,’ he has used his last 15+ years of technical and operational experience to drive change within organizations and define a new level of excellence.

Prior to joining 1Source, Shawn began his career at Optimum Computer Solutions, started and grew the technical solutions and consulting practices at Aldridge, and was National Practice Leader & Senior Architect at Credera. Shawn holds multiple technical certifications as well as a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Fairmont State University. He is an active member of his community working with USA Swimming, Houston Zoo, and the Boy Scouts of America. In addition to his community volunteering, Shawn enjoys swimming, cooking, and spending time with his family.

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Deanna Bradley

Vice President of Business Process Excellence

Deanna Bradley has been in the oil and gas industry for over 15 years with various positions at EQT Corporation. While at EQT, she gained a wide array of experience ranging from corporate financial reporting to large scale system selections and implementations. Prior to working in the oil and gas space, she worked 5 years at Arthur Andersen in their business process outsourcing group.

Deanna’s most recent years have been focused on project management and associated process management, with a focus on selecting and implementing systems. Identifying scalable systems and implementing associated disciplined process design, solved many of the complicated and data driven oil and gas business challenges.

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Deana Bradley

Vice President of Business Process Excellence

Deanna Bradley has been in the Oil and Gas industry for over 15 years with various positions at EQT Corporation. While at EQT, she gained a wide array of experience ranging from corporate financial reporting to large scale system selections and implementations. Prior to working in the oil and gas space, she worked 5 years at Arthur Andersen in their business process outsourcing group.

Deanna’s most recent years have been focused on project management and associated process management, with a focus on selecting and implementing systems. Identifying scalable systems and implementing associated disciplined process design, she has solved many of the complicated and data driven oil and gas business challenges.

On the personal front, she enjoys traveling with her family and watching her kids play sports! 

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Amanda Thibodaux

Vice President of Internal Operations

Amanda Thibodaux has been part of the EAG family since 2008. As Vice President of Internal Operations for both EAG 1Source and EAG Services, Amanda is responsible for the overall management of all operations to ensure the company is running smoothly and efficiently. These responsibilities include information technology, accounting and finance, company compliance, facilities, human resources, recruiting, retention activities, internal communications, company events, and beyond.

With over 14 years of client-facing and consulting experience, Amanda understands what is required internally to support the company externally. Prior to joining EAG, Amanda spent 10 years in the automotive industry as a consultant and project lead for the Reynolds and Reynolds Company.

Amanda holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University in College Station and holds a PMP certification. Amanda enjoys watching sports (especially football), reading, cooking, spending time with her family, and socializing with friends.

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Amanda Thibodaux

Vice President of Internal Operations

Amanda Thibodaux has been part of the EAG family since 2008. As Vice President of Internal Operations for both EAG 1Source and EAG Services, Amanda is responsible for the overall management of all operations to ensure the company is running smoothly and efficiently. These responsibilities include information technology, accounting and finance, company compliance, facilities, human resources, recruiting, retention activities, internal communications, company events, and beyond.

With over 14 years of client-facing and consulting experience, Amanda understands what is required internally to support the company externally. Prior to joining EAG, Amanda spent 10 years in the automotive industry as a consultant and project lead for the Reynolds and Reynolds Company.

Amanda holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University in College Station and holds a PMP certification. Amanda enjoys watching sports (especially football), reading, cooking, spending time with her family, and socializing with friends.

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Lindsey Mersman

Vice President of Business Development

Lindsey Mersman, Vice President of Business Development at EAG Services and EAG 1Source, has been with the company since 2013. In the past three years, Lindsey has tripled the EAG footprint and client base through her leadership. Prior to this role, Lindsey played an integral part of the EAG consulting delivery team, leading large-scale training, system implementation and change management efforts for the industry’s top producers. As a result of her on-the-ground experience, Lindsey utilizes her industry and consulting expertise to better understand the challenges clients face and to deliver optimal business solutions.

Lindsey enjoys staying up to date with the Oil & Gas industry and technology changes to provide clients with offerings that meet today’s trends. On the personal front, Lindsey enjoys traveling abroad, good food and great red wine! She graduated from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, where she earned two Bachelor of Science degrees.

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Lindsey Mersman

Vice President of Business Development

Lindsey Mersman, Vice President of Business Development at EAG Services and EAG 1Source, has been with the company since 2013. In the past three years, Lindsey has tripled the EAG footprint and client base through her leadership. Prior to this role, Lindsey played an integral part of the EAG consulting delivery team, leading large-scale training, system implementation and change management efforts for the industry’s top producers. As a result of her on-the-ground experience, Lindsey utilizes her industry and consulting expertise to better understand the challenges clients face and to deliver optimal business solutions.

Lindsey graduated from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, with two Bachelor of Science degrees. She enjoys staying up to date with the Oil & Gas industry and technology changes to provide clients with offerings that meet today’s trends. On the personal front, Lindsey enjoys traveling abroad, good food and great red wine! 

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Ryan Tart

Business Development Manager

With eight years of on-the-ground experience as a Management Consultant, Ryan Tart has recently joined the Business Development team at EAG Services. He currently serves as a consultative advisor to existing EAG clients, strategic partners and prospective clients.

Ryan has deep functional and technical expertise around Land Management, GIS, Drilling and Completions, Division Orders, Water Management, Supply Chain Logistics, and Data Analytics for Fortune 500, mid-cap, and startup E&P companies. Ryan is dedicated to understanding the challenges that oil and gas companies face and collaborating with them to identify best in class processes and technology to optimize performance.

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Ryan Tart

Business Development Manager

With eight years of on-the-ground experience as a Management Consultant, Ryan Tart has recently joined the Business Development team at EAG Services. He currently serves as a consultative advisor to existing EAG clients, strategic partners and prospective clients.

Ryan has deep functional and technical expertise around Land Management, GIS, Drilling and Completions, Division Orders, Water Management, Supply Chain Logistics, and Data Analytics for Fortune 500, mid-cap, and startup E&P companies. Ryan is dedicated to understanding the challenges that oil and gas companies face and collaborating with them to identify best in class processes and technology to optimize performance.

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