Our Team

We are oil and gas operators who decided to build a solution to manage modern challenges in the field.

Our Team

We are oil and gas operators who decided to build a solution to manage modern challenges in the field.

Leadership Team

Brandon Ambrose

Brandon Ambrose

CEO and Founder

Brandon is the CEO of EZ Ops Group of Companies. Brandon helps oil and gas companies optimize the performance of the frontline workers to achieve optimal, responsible company performance. Brandon has been in oil field operations for over 15 years and is a serial entrepreneur. 

Before founding EZ Ops in 2015, Brandon founded the field operations management company Reliance Production Optimization and the aviation company Reliance Aviation which runs a small fleet of helicopters servicing the oil field. His ongoing experience as an Area Foreman for a highly efficient large exploration and development company helps Brandon deeply understand the needs of the oilfield.

Nic Lefebvre

Nic Lefebvre

Chief Product Officer and Co-founder

As the Chief Product Officer, Nic leads EZ Ops rapidly growing technical team of software developers, data scientists, usability, graphics and visualization teams.

Nic and his team bring industry-leading machine learning and AI, data analytics and geospatial technology to the EZ Ops operations intelligence platform to equip producers to reliably meet or exceed production and environmental goals.

Nic is an experienced software engineer and full stack developer with extensive experience in the oil patch. As one of the co-founders of EZ Ops, Nic has applied his technical expertise to architect and build EZ Ops from the very beginning, resulting in the industry’s most advanced SaaS based operations platform.

Lisa Mercer, EZ Ops Chief of Revenue

Lisa Mercer

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Lisa ensures that EZ Ops sales, marketing and customer excellence teams have a clear customer-centric growth focus and discipline in how they operate and achieve goals. She is also responsible for financial and administrative oversight at EZ Ops, mapping the resources needed to scale. 

Previous to joining EZ Ops, Lisa was the Director of Finance & Privacy Officer at PAYLOAD Technologies. She holds a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Advanced Diploma in management accounting which has been World Education Services assessed as a bachelor’s degree. Lisa’s not-for-profit sector experience has solidified her in-depth knowledge of corporate governance. 

Pat Herren

Patrick Herren

Director of Customer Experience

Pat leads our on-boarding and training team, providing responsive helpful service that has earned EZ Ops a 100% adoption track record in the field.

Pat and his team work directly with operations teams to ensure operators get value from EZ Ops – from training, setup, configuration and being the first contact for clients.

Pat has extensive experience working in the oil patch as a production operator. He is an excellent lead trainer who connects with field clients because he knows firsthand the demands of the job. He has a talent for patiently communicating with operators of all experience levels.