Acquisition Portal


Steve Sahinen

Sr. Vice President - Operations


Mr. Sahinen joined Seitel Data in 1992 first as an Onshore Operations Manager, then Vice President - Onshore Operations, and now as Senior Vice President - Operations.  He is a 1985 graduate of Texas Tech University where he earned his degree in Geoscience and Geology.  He spent several years as a Processing Geophysicist for both Digicon Geophysical and Tensor Geophysical.  Mr. Sahinen also worked in Data Processing Marketing at Grant Tensor Geophysical before joining the Seitel team.

William Brademan

Operations Analyst


Mr. Brademan joined Seitel Operations Team in April 2013.  He previously served as a GIS/Database Analyst with Seitel Solutions from 2012-2013.  Mr. Brademan earned his degree in Spatial Science from Texas A&M University in 2009.  He also received his Masters from Texas A&M University in 2011.

Jessica Garcia

Jr. Operations Analyst


Ms. Garcia joined Seitel in 2012 as a GIS Database Analyst, and joined the Operations Team in 2014 as a Jr. Operations Analyst.  Ms. Garcia earned her B.S. in Physical Geography from Texas State University in 2011.  Before joining Seitel, Ms. Garcia worked with DrillingInfo from 2011-2012.

Taylor Jones

Jr. Operations Analyst


Mr. Jones joined Seitel in October 2013 as an Analyst. He graduated in 2011 with a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. Before joining Seitel, Taylor spent time in the Geological Exploration and Environmental industries. Mr. Jones also ran a small independent hunting outfitter in South Texas from 2005-2011.

Kathy Le

Jr. Operations Accountant


Kathy Le joined Seitel in October 2013 as Jr. Operations Accountant. She graduated in 2006  with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Houston-Downtown.  Before joining the Seitel team, she was with  IHS (Formerly Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc. acquired in August 2011 by IHS) for 3 years as an accountant.

Melissa Mauro

Executive Assistant


Ms. Mauro joined Seitel Data in January 2013 as Executive Assistant supporting Steve Sahinen and his Operations Team.  She attended Tarleton State University.  Before joining Seitel, Ms. Mauro was with NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage for six years as a Marketing/Events Specialist.

Michael Quinney

Jr. Operations Analyst


Mr. Quinney joined Seitel in 2005 as a Logistics Analyst.  2006-2008 he moved into a Production Analyst position, 2008 shifting into GIS/Database Analyst position and in the Fall of 2013 joined the Operations Team as Jr. Operations Analyst. Mr. Quinney attended San Jacinto College in Pasadena studying Automotive Technology.

Doug Reagle

Onshore Operations Manager


Mr. Reagle joined Seitel in October 2011 as Onshore Operations Manager.  He graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Biology from the University of South Carolina.  Mr. Reagle spent several years as Operations Supervisor for both CGGVeritas and Global Geophysical before joining the Seitel team.​


Brad Slay

Operations Manager


Mr. Slay joined Seitel in 1998 as an Operations Manager.  He graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics from Northwestern State University in 1990.  Mr. Slay spent several years at Western Geophysical as a Senior Processing Geophysicist before joining Seitel.

Len Wang

Operations Supervisor


Mr. Wang joined Seitel in April 2011 as an Operations Supervisor. He graduated with a B.S. in Geology from Lanzhou University, China in 1989.  Mr. Wang spent several years at WesternGeco (Canada) as a Field Geophysicist as well as CGGVeritas and Global Geophysical as 3D Design Geophysicist before joining Seitel.

Rita Willhite

Accountant - Operations


Ms. Willhite joined Seitel in December 1998 as an Operations Accountant.  She graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1976 with a degree in Sociology. Before joining Seitel, Ms. Willhite was with Grant Geophysical for twelve years in the accounting department.