Our People

NEXT has been fortunate to attract and retain some of the most talented professionals in our industry. We realize that our people are our most valuable asset. They are the engine that drives innovation, and the frontline in providing service excellence. At NEXT, we truly believe that our success is a product of the people who work here. 


Our management team comes with extensive technical knowledge on gas compression, and decades of direct experience in the industry. Their hands-on approach and willingness to work closely with the entire staff is what enables us to achieve the results you deserve. 

Management Team

Shane Guiltner

President, CEO
(403) 930-0728

Kelly Mantei

Senior VP Manufacturing
(403) 295-4659

Andrew D. Kavanagh

VP International Sales & Business Development
(403) 930-0725

Dave McLean

Service Manager
(403) 742-5804

Joe Herauf

VP Projects and Engineering
(403) 930-0736

Brian McGhee

Production Manager
(403) 930-0742

Alan Whitnack

Controller Finance and Systems
(403) 930-0746

Sales Team

Blair Cuncannon

Partner - Technical Support
(403) 930-0729
(403) 803-6499

Alyssa Guiltner

Team Lead - Sales & Marketing
(403) 295-4649
(403) 616-5543

John Sandmaier

Sales Engineer - Brisbane
+61 400 700 543

Brady Bruce

Sales & Marketing
(403) 930-0739
(403) 861-7011

Mat Paul

Team Lead - Applications
(403) 993-7762