ASHCOR’s newest sales manager, Mike Diehl, is an oil and gas veteran with over 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Diehl is well-versed in technical sales and business management and his skillset and industry knowledge will help give ASHCOR customers a trustworthy and personalized sales experience.
As Sales Manager, Diehl will oversee business development efforts for the growing ASHCOR brand, with a specific focus on the Permian region and Texas as a whole. He will work with current and potential customers to assess their upstream and midstream equipment and service needs and pair them with proper ASHCOR offerings and those of its family of brands.
“We are pleased to have Mike join the ASHCOR team as we continue to grow, especially into the upstream sector of oil and gas,” said ASHCOR’s Chief Executive Officer, Andy Smith. “His proven sales success and ability to cultivate customer relationships will prove to be invaluable in the industries we work in.”
Diehl’s career has included working for a variety of large oil and gas-related and industrial companies headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas, including Weatherford International, Thrubit, Schlumberger and Zeotech Corp. His specialties include creating and implementing innovative sales strategies, developing new territories, bringing new products to market and growing company profitability through sales. He has successfully navigated his multiple sales teams through the volatile ups and downs of the oil and gas market, including recent economic downturns.
Diehl’s experience in prospecting, managing customer relationships, account management, collaboration, client retention and strategic planning will help support continued growth at ASHCOR. “I am proud to become a member of the ASHCOR team and I look forward to helping bring continued success to a growing company that has developed a great reputation in the oil and gas industry,” Diehl said.
Diehl attended Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. where he earned a Bachelor of Science in physics with a minor in mathematics. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), OCF Wildcatters Fort Worth, Fort Worth Geological Society and International Association of Drilling Contractors. He has received multiple awards for his sales abilities, including the Anticipate the Win Team Award 2015 and the Top Gun Award, both from his time at Weatherford.
ASHCOR provides innovative technology and flaring solutions to energy, manufacturing and processing enterprises through unmatched customer service and comprehensive product offerings. Grown by a team of oil-and-gas veterans, ASHCOR originated from installation, service and maintenance. The experienced ASHCOR team is dedicated to recognizing the needs and processes of a company to create an efficient service environment with solutions that work. The ASHCOR family of brands includes service/maintenance, flares and combustors, replacement parts, ASHCOR Solutions, Flame Smart Burner Management Systems and ASHCOR Fabrication.