About Our Team

Richard Bundrick
Chief Operations Officer

Richard grew up in East Texas enjoying the great outdoors and does so today with his wife, 3 sons, and 2 daughters.  A veteran to the inspection business, he has served the inspection industry for over 25 years in field operations and management roles with both Longview and Acuren Inspection prior to joining Hi-Tech.  Family is a high priority for Richard, along with hunting and just being about anything outdoors. Richard directs the overall business Operations.

Gerald Northcutt
Senior VP - Operations

Gerald has served the inspection industry from the field to Senior Management for nearly 30 years now. A native of South Louisiana he has been married for 25 years with a daughter, two sons, and three grandchildren. As you might expect he loves the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, and boating. His highest priority is to his family and committing himself to them. Gerald is responsible for the operation of our business in the Central, Rockies, and Western regions.

Todd Dirksen
Senior VP - Operations

Todd was raised in East Texas and served in the US Navy on a nuclear aircraft carrier during the first Gulf war. He is certified in API 510/570/653 and has been in the inspection industry for over 24 years. Todd stays on the run with his family which includes three girls and one boy along with 2 granddaughters. Spending time with his kids is Todd’s passion along with football, cooking, boating, and fishing. Todd directs our operations in Houston and Corpus Christi and drives our Mechanical Integrity efforts.

John Ashworth
Senior VP - Business Development & Marketing

A longtime Houstonian, John has grown up in the Oil & Gas business with over 30 years of experience. Prior to Hi-Tech he served in high level management and strategic planning roles with T.D.Williamson, Team Industrial Services, and most recently SGS. John has been married for 34 years with a daughter and son. Life priorities involve hunting, sport shooting, family, and serving in his faith. John directs the strategic Business Development and Marketing.

Raymond Lee
VP - Occupational and Radiation Safety

Raymond was raised in East Texas serving both International Paper and Temple Inland before joining the Hi-Tech team.  With over 20 years as a safety professional, he has served in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) as a special government employee, and is a certified CPR/First Aid and PEC SafeLand Instructor.  High priorities for Raymond include his wife of 25 years and their three children, hunting, fishing, cooking, and being active in his faith.  Raymond heads up our Corporate Safety program.

Mike Pack
VP - Quality

Mike is a heritage part of the Hi-Tech team with over 30 years of experience covering conventional and advanced NDE, and including API 510/570/571/577/580/653 inspection.  His roots date back to the Longview  Inspection days prior to 1996.  Mike is currently in the middle of putting five of his kids through five different universities which is quite a feat in itself.  As a result, supporting his family is an important part of his life.  His hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, and boating.  Mike leads our Quality efforts and is an expert in Advanced Technologies.