Team

Team

Doug Wendler

Doug Wendler

Chief Executive Officer

Doug has worked in the enterprise software and services field since 1990. He has built global businesses from scratch, led the turnaround of established businesses and been a catalyst in creating environments that customers and co-workers trust. His prior roles include Chief Client Officer at Openlink Financial, President of SunGard Global Services and Founder and Chief Sales and Marketing at Enform Technology. He co-founded Machina Automation in 2017.

Doug holds a B.B.A in Business Analysis (MIS) from Texas A&M University and lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and three children.

Jerry Beaver

Jerry Beaver

Principal

Jerry has helped his clients solve their toughest challenges through the skillful application of the appropriate technologies since 1989. He is an accomplished technology leader with a proven track record for achieving project results for his customers. Utilizing well rounded leadership experience, Jerry delivers high quality professional services through a diverse set of technical and business skills. He brings twelve years big four experience from a leading global energy practice. Jerry co-founded Machina Automation in 2017.

Jerry holds a B.B.A and an M.B.A from Texas A&M University and lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and two children.

Clint Coker

Clint Coker

Principal

Clint brings 20+ years of energy and services experience. He helps clients address challenges through collaboration to create positive and significant outcomes. His energy experience extends throughout the upstream, downstream, and trading markets. Clint has also helped build professional services organizations in the areas of service design, strategy, talent, and service infrastructure. Clint co-founded Suites of Hope – a Houston-based nonprofit benefitting breast cancer patients.

Clint holds a B.B.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University and a M.B.A. from Texas A&M University. He lives in the farm country west of Houston, Texas with his wife and three children.

Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

Principal

Cathy brings to Machina over 20 years of enterprise software and professional services experience in the oil and gas and healthcare industries. This includes 15 years at OpenLink, 4 years at Cerner Corporation, and 4 years in Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Practice. Her proven track record spans success in roles encompassing all aspects of management across marketing, lead generation, partner programs, professional services, and training.

Cathy holds a B.A. from Rice University in Economics, English and Management. She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and three children.

Michael Deborah

Michael Deborah

Director

Michael brings over 20 years consulting experience, focused on delivering value to customers.  He provides leadership in technology, business process analysis and project management.  His client service spans upstream, mid-stream, and downstream energy segments.  Michael brings consistent achievement as an organizational leader, strategic and tactical problem solver, and a demonstrated ability to deliver strong return on investment for all types of projects.

Michael holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Lamar University and resides in Sugar Land, Texas with his wife.

Nathan Yeager

Nathan Yeager

Director

Nathan brings over 20 years of energy and professional services experience. He has helped his clients transform their operations and minimize their risk through value-focused program management and execution. Nathan’s energy experience includes exploration & production and supply & trading, with a heavy emphasis on compliance and risk management. This includes 3 years at ExxonMobil and 17 years at Capco Energy Solutions.

Nathan holds a B.S. from Oklahoma State University and a J.D. from the University of Houston. He lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and four children.