Joining the National team are client service representatives Denny Robblee and Jon Morris; contract administrator, Nick Korolsky; field operations manager, Aaron Martinez; and marketing director, Connie Sablan. In addition, the company is currently hiring approximately 120 new employees to operate new drill rigs being added to their fleet in 2012.
“Each of these individuals has working knowledge of the mining industry that complements their sales, finance, operations and marketing backgrounds,”
Robblee joins the client services team after more than 25 years in the field. A long-time Nevada resident, Robblee has extensive rotary drill experience. Prior to National, he worked as a driller and field operations supervisor for Lang Exploratory Drilling, a division of Boart Longyear. Robblee will work with client services representatives, James Stephens and Alex Deeds in sustaining the drilling service needs throughout the state of Nevada.
Supporting National’s Arizona operations, Morris brings more than eight years of industry experience to the client service team. Morris worked most recently with Varel International, selling high performance drill bits. In addition to sales, he has field experience working for Boart Longyear, Southwest Energy and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold.
Korolsky, the most recent addition to National, grew up in the mining industry and comes from a long line of miners. As contract administrator his primary responsibilities will include budget tracking, revenue reporting, invoicing, estimating and contract review. Previously, Korolsky served as controller/human resource manager for ECI Energy Controls in Tempe.
With more than 13 years of reverse circulation drilling experience, Martinez will serve as National’s field operations manager overseeing the company’s RC rigs. Most recently, Martinez worked at Major Drilling where he started the company’s RC division. Martinez’s background also includes 11 years with Lang Exploratory Drilling, a division of Boart Longyear.
Sablan brings more than 16 years of marketing and public relations experience to the National team. For the last 10 years she was the principal at Sablan Communications, a marketing consulting firm in Gilbert, AZ that served clients in the mineral exploration and directional drilling industry.
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Established in 2010, National is a new company with old values. Dedicated to providing safe, dependable and professional drilling service, National offers diamond core, dual-tube and flooded reverse drilling services throughout the Western United States. Headquartered in Woodland, California, the company also has offices located in Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Nevada. For more information visit the company’s web site at www.nationalewp.com or 855-711-2920.