With a structure in place to support the operating companies strategically and efficiently, Iapetus provides shared service support to Iapetus Infrastructure Services, Atlas Retail Energy, Atlas Field Services, Atlas Commodities, Gold Coast Utility Specialists, Hyperion (HSE), Soaring Eagle Technologies, and the Unmanned Aviation Training Institute (UATI). Our model brings a rigorous evaluation of business performance and quantifiable accountability to appropriately determine and act on adjustments needed to ensure success. The nimble but hard-working teams bring extraordinary value to each component of the business and collaborate to provide best-in-class solutions and recommendations for their varying clients.
Meet our team of experts. Click on the photos for bios.
Executive Leadership Team
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Tej Singh serves as Chief Operating Officer for Iapetus Holdings LLC and its operating companies.
Originally from Canada, Tej began his career at Ontario Power Generation before pursuing a career in trading and consulting at Dynegy, TD Securities, and Deloitte in Canada. Tej moved on to Goldman Sachs in New York where he spent nearly six years in commodities trading and finally Mercuria in Houston, before joining Iapetus Holdings in 2012.
Tej obtained a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Management Studies from McMaster University in Ontario. He was an active player raising money and defining business strategy for a Canadian commercial startup for seven years. Together with Craig Taylor, he is Co-Founder and Board Member of Atlas Scholars in Houston since 2012.
In 2021, Tej was honored among the recipients of the Top 50 Financial Leaders award by the National Diversity & Leadership Conference.
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Director of Safety, Health, and Operational Risk
Chris Coker serves as the Director of Health, Safety and Operational Risk for Iapetus Holdings companies.
Prior to joining Iapetus, Coker spent 15 years at Southern California Edison (SCE), where he held leadership responsibilities in different departments including Law, Vegetation Management, Safety, and Distribution. Most recently he served as Senior Manager in the Wildfire Program Management organization. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Risk Management from La Sierra University.
Director of Human Resources
Enid joined Iapetus Holdings LLC in 2020 in the role of Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining, Enid spent 13 years in the airline industry supporting and overseeing the Human Resource function for both union and non-unionized work groups.
Most recently, Enid spent 10 years at a nationwide distribution wholesale company where she held the role of Regional HR Senior Director and oversaw the Human Resources field function for both union and non-unionized work groups in the East Coast, Central, West Coast and Hawaii regions.
Sr. Manager of Strategic Operations and Supply Chain
Justin Everett serves as Sr. Manager of Strategic Operations and Supply Chain. Justin has more than 7 years of experience managing complex operations and supply chain challenges in the oil & gas, petrochemical and power generation industries.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in supply chain management from the University of Houston, Justin began his career at Siemens, where he most recently held the position of Global Head of Procurement.
Justin is responsible for driving the operational excellence and supply chain effectiveness of the entire Iapetus portfolio. In this role, he ensures the company is operationally ready to support our client’s projects and create a competitive environment with our supply chain partners.
Operating Companies Leadership
As President of Atlas Retail Energy, Steve leverages more than 12 years of industry experience to ensure future growth for the business. Steve has played key roles within the company since its 2013 inception and has taken on increasing responsibilities year after year, helping facilitate the business’s rapid expansion. Tasked with overseeing operations, sales and strategic development opportunities, his leadership promotes a collaborative culture of ethics, professionalism and accountability while providing a premium service for Atlas’ diverse portfolio of clientele.
Today, Steve is focused on continuing Atlas’ expansion in the retail energy markets while maintaining the operational excellence clients have come to expect from his team. His client-first, diligent and proactive approach has helped some of the region’s largest energy users navigate the ever-changing regulatory market to reduce cost and manage corporate objectives efficiently.
Prior to joining Atlas, Steve spent more than five years at Tradition Energy as a Senior Retail Energy Advisor and quickly established himself as one of Tradition’s top producers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire and has completed executive leadership courses at Columbia University and Rice University.
Will Paden is the President of Soaring Eagle Technologies, a tech-enabled UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) drone inspections company founded in 2021. He graduated from Mississippi State University and since 2010 has been conducting missions with a focus on safety. That same year, Will began his career as a Blackhawk instructor pilot.
In 2015, Will founded Soaring Eagle Imaging. The company recently united with Skynetwest, also founded in 2015, to provide enhanced drone aerial services from coast to coast.
Matt is affiliated with the National Center for Construction Education and Research and is a Certified Tree Care Safety Professional through the Tree Care Industry Association. He has extensive experience in oil and gas midstream operations, environmental services, and firearms manufacturing. Matt manages the day-to-day field support services for the largest utilities in the U.S.
Dir. of National Field Operations
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