Our Story

 

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Advancing industry since the beginning.

 

 

Empowering Energy Companies

ADV Integrity, Inc. is an engineering consulting and business strategy firm founded in 2017 by Dr. Chris Alexander, dedicated to helping energy companies manage risks through real-world simulations using full-scale testing and numerical modeling. Our expertise lies in high-pressure pipeline operations, utilizing full-scale testing, engineering, numerical modeling, failure analysis, and material testingOur services focus on validating technology to help the industry's asset integrity management. 

We go beyond midstream and serve clients in all parts of the energy industry, including upstream, downstream, and technology sectors. Our technology clients include advanced inspection companies, repair and rehabilitation technologies, manufacturers, tool companies, and even consulting companies seeking to validate their numerical analysis results. ADV is also very involved in the non-metallic space.

Over the years, many of our clients have become good friends, and we take these relationships very seriously. We work hard because we know people depend on the work we do. More than anything, we want people and companies to succeed.

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2017

June 2017

Dr. Chris Alexander starts ADV Integrity solo from his home office in Magnolia, TX.

 

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January 2019

As the team and client-base grow, ADV moves into a testing facility in Waller, TX.

 

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January 2019

January 2021

ADV's team expands to 20 employees including engineers, technicians, admin, and marketers.

 

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Late 2021

With the test lab becoming full, leadership dreams of a new venture: a custom-built facility that fits the needs of our company and clients.

 

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Late 2021

February 2022

ADV breaks ground on a 6-acre property in Magnolia, TX.

 

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December 2022

ADV finishes moving into our brand new facility and hosts an open house for our beloved family, friends, and clients.

 

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December 2022

October 2023

ADV acquires HT Engineering, a 50 year old integrity and design company based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

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April 2024

ADV is acquired by Acuren, an internationally recognized company providing nondestructive testing, inspection, and engineering integrated services.

 

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April 2024

Now

Advancing Forward

ADV is fully focused on continuing to provide unique and customized solutions for our incredible clients who have made this journey possible. We look forward to advancing industry together.

 

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Core Values

Trust

We build strong relationships based on honesty, reliability, and mutual trust in all our interactions.

Resourceful

We find innovative solutions, utilizing our expertise and adaptability to deliver exceptional results.

Encouraging

We foster a positive environment, inspiring growth and success for our team and clients.

Accommodating

We go above and beyond to understand and meet the unique needs of our clients.

Teamwork

We collaborate seamlessly, leveraging diverse talents and perspectives to achieve collective excellence.

The Leadership Team

Our company is only as good as our employees. Luckily we have great employees.

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Chantz Denowh, PhD, PE

VP & Director - Destructive Testing

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David Futch, PE

Director - Materials Engineering

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Atul Ganpatye, PE

Director - Technology & Analysis

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Brian Cooper, PE, PMP

Director - Integrity & Design

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Buddy Powers

Director - Business Development

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Ryan Philips

Lab Manager

Engineers & Specialists

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Steve Cooper

Integrity Engineer

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Preston Cunha

Test Engineer

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Casey DeLeeuw

Specialist – Field Operations & Documentation

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Ahmed Hassanin, MS

Engineering Associate - Technology & Analysis

Georgina Heredia

Materials Engineering Manager

Steven Johnson

Project Engineer

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Jason Larman, M.Ed., PMP

Manager – Integrity Team, Senior Project Manager

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Joe Lehner, PE

Manager – Design Team, Senior Project Manager

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Francisco Linares

Engineering Associate - Materials Engineering

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Duncan MacLeod, CAPM

Specialist – Project & Program Management

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Tyler McDonald

Test Engineer

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Daniel Mead

CAD Designer

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Lauren Nette

Project Engineer

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Kirk Northouse

Electrical Controls Engineer

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Dylan Singh

Analyst - Materials Engineering

David Straight

Corrosion Technologist

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Emmanuel Valencia, MS

Analyst - Technology & Analysis

Support Staff

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Leanna Cook

Finance Administrator

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Tom Cooper, SHRM-CP

Manager – Group Finance & Administration

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Ashley Ebert

Marketing Associate

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Jay Ferris

Manager – Group Operations

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Marsha Martin

Project Administrator

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Savannah Sims

Administrative Assistant

Natalie Tessel

ADV Connect – Executive Manager

 

Contact Us

Let's advance industry together.

 

CONTACT

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