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CRW Consulting & Distribution is dedicated to solving the problem of corrosion through research, product development, outreach, education, and professional services.

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CRW Consulting & Distribution helps organizations eliminate the most common cause of coating failure—rust. We provide optimized coating adhesion, which extends your assets' life while lowering the need for mandatory maintenance.

In addition to distributing the best rust removal solutions in the industry, CRW Consulting & Distribution's experts can help you create lean processes and reduce operating and ownership costs by up to 50%.

Our commitment to our customers is to continue to research metal surface contaminants in order to develop environmentally safe and cost-effective solutions. CRW Consulting & Distribution takes pride in assisting top global organizations in their pursuit of best practices to ensure the integrity and longevity of all metal surfaces.


 

Meet Our Experts

 

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Jeremi Day

CTO / Managing Partner
NACE CIP Level III Certified #13487
jday@crwusa.com

Jeremi Day has nearly 30 years of experience in facilitating quality program implementation and quality management, project management and estimating, corrosion control consulting, and auditing for industrial and manufacturing operations. 

As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Day manages sales for CRW's distribution of the Corr-Ze™ product line, which are non-toxic, biodegradable metal surface preparation products that eliminate corrosion and provide better coating adhesion. He will also provide technical support and product training to our distribution chain team members and lead technical presentations and product demonstrations. Mr. Day comments that the biggest challenge facing the coating industry today is "finding skilled craftsmen who are truly well-trained and experienced in the craft, and helping owners and contractors understand the importance of proper surface preparation." He believes we solve that problem "by providing a product {Corr-Ze™} that aids in proper cleaning of the surface, thus increasing the service life of the installed corrosion protection system."

Mr. Day's skill set enables us to offer more than revolutionary rust removal, metal surface preparation products; you gain valuable solutions from our team of esteemed experts you can't get anywhere else.


 

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Gregg Taney

Vice President / Managing Partner
gtaney@crwusa.com

Gregg Taney brings decades of experience in the coating and blasting industry to the CRW team. He plays a significant role in managing staff and overseeing departmental operations. Taney's responsibilities include overseeing internal operations, helping to build strong customer relationships, maximizing the company's operating performance, and helping to achieve the company's financial goals. Gregg will play a key role in managing sales for the company’s distribution of non-toxic and biodegradable, metal surface preparation products that eliminate corrosion


 

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Rob Chandler

CEO / Managing Partner
rchandler@crwusa.com

Rob Chandler has 27 years of experience with a diverse business background, ranging from sales, corporate training, management, and is a partner in multiple firms. He has invested in and supported numerous start-up companies, including software, eCommerce, digital platforms, credit cards, and commercial real estate development. Further, Rob has been a consultant to several financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. He has a BBA from the University of Mississippi and is married with two children.

In his new role, Mr. Chandler will lead the development of the company's short- and long-term strategy for the distribution of the Corr-Ze™ products. Rob will ensure that the organization's leadership maintains a constant awareness of both the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customer base, markets, and new industry developments and standards.

Mr. Chandler comments, "As a member of CRW, I look forward to playing a more active role in promoting the revolutionary Corr-Ze™ product line. I trust in this team and these products. I am continually amazed by how Corr-Ze™ can effectively eradicate corrosion at any concentration and how much impact this product could have on reducing our carbon footprint across every industrial industry."


 

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Trey Chandler

CMO / Director of International Sales / Founding Managing Partner tchandler@crwusa.com

Trey Chandler is an accomplished sales and operations management professional with over 15 years of purchasing and finance, and production expertise. He is a results-driven leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong emphasis in cost analysis, and establishing sustainable revenues and maximizing returns in underperforming markets. Proven history and success increasing profitability, improving performance, and cultivating productivity in sensitive, fast-paced environments and a highly competitive industry. Tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners, generating high-dollar sales. Solid ability to rapidly assimilate new technologies and concepts to meet the demands of dynamic and diverse operational environments and customer satisfaction.

Currently Trey is in Executive Operational Leadership of an industry leading distributor of drilling equipment and supplies, and is directly responsible for the overall fiscal performance. He is also a key member and key strategist of an Executive Committee that is comprised of the CEO, President, and Treasurer. In this position he is responsible for the P&L numbers and strategy for future projects and the overall company’s direction.


 

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Nathan Poché

President / Managing Partner
npoche@crwusa.com

Nathan Poché is a senior management leader in the oil and gas and energy industries with 30 years of global experience in multiple sectors. Poché has a vast knowledge base ranging from upstream to downstream operations, construction, and management. He has worked globally onshore and offshore while leading elite drilling, engineering, completion, production, and executive teams.

Poché has led, trained, and managed multi-billion dollar projects developed within majors such as Nabors Offshore, Trinidad Drilling, Pioneer Drilling, and EQT Corporation throughout his career. He has a proven track record of cutting costs, driving up revenue, building strong relationships between service and operations, integrating new technology with existing infrastructure, and handling high-risk situations with quick problem solving and strategic management.

Mr. Poché’s hands-on approach to operations weaved with his focus on customer relationships brings a strong dynamic to our sales team. With his deep understanding of industrial operations, he provides the team with incredible insight into customer needs, which allows our team to offer more than products and valuable solutions.


 

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Bill Dykes

National Sales Manager
bdykes@crwusa.com

Bill Dykes' career has primarily focused primarily on onshore upstream oil and gas, agriculture, and construction industries. Dykes brings nearly 45 years of oil industry experience, spending nearly 30 years with Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Following Oxy, Mr. Dykes joined the Tagos Group to lead international business development and oilfield services and then Epex Solutions.  Throughout his career Mr. Dykes has brought new and advanced technologies in the areas of nanotechnology, water treatment, corrosion control and process optimization to Oil and Gas and other industries.

Mr. Dykes manages oil and gas industry sales for the company’s distribution of the Corr-Ze™ product line, a non-toxic and biodegradable corrosion eliminator. Mr. Dykes comments, “There are very few technologies that can significantly impact such a wide range of industries like Corr-Ze™. Providing the cleanest possible substrate not only benefits the asset owner with better coating adhesion but provides a surface for better weld beads and less long term risk.”


 

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John Autenreith

Strategic Account Manager & International Liaison
jautenreith@crwusa.com

John Autenreith comes to CRW as a senior consultant, sales, and project manager after serving as the senior consultant for a start-up armor and ballistics company in Katy, Texas.

Before working with the group in Katy, John was a country manager for Black & Veatch on the USAID Kandahar Helmand Power Project (KHPP). ) Mr. Autenreith managed independent contracts and oversaw all security within Kandahar Province. In this position, Autenreith was responsible for the procurement of infrastructure and logistics contracts that included construction, power generation, fuel, security, and air transportation. The KHPP helped contribute to the US government civilian-military cooperation on counterinsurgency and ultimately helped the Afghan Government address a 20-25-megawatt electricity shortfall in Kandahar City. The project was a significant achievement in the reconstruction of Afghanistan’s devasted infrastructure.

Prior to Black & Veatch, Mr. Autenreith was the Director of The Khudairi Group and their business units in Iraq after the events of 9/11. John has extensive experience in pricing, purchasing, operations, security, project management, and services to end-users and customers.

Autenreith has led groups in global operations in over 40 countries. John began his career by serving as a platoon sergeant in Special Operations in the U.S. Marine Corps with the Deep Reconnaissance Platoons at the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion (MEU SOC) in Okinawa, Japan. Autenreith went back to finish his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston after the United States Marine Corps. He has deployments to Iraq, Japan, and Africa. John’s background allowed him to work worldwide and accumulate a vast network.


 

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Tobias Wood

Founding Managing Partner
twood@crwusa.com

Tobias Wood is a founding member of CRW Consulting & Distribution and brings more than 30 years of experience in banking and start-up ventures to our team. He comes from a long lineage of cattlemen and is not only accomplished in finance, but also in ranching. Giving back to the community is a top priority for Mr. Wood and he is very involved in local philanthropic efforts.

 


 

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Misty Foster

Office Manager
mfoster@crwusa.com

Misty comes to CRW Consulting & Distribution with extensive experience in customer service, communication, and crisis management. She's an attentive team player who will be sure to provide our customers with the utmost quality in service. We encourage you to connect with her!



CRW Consulting & Distribution is proud to provide a simple yet powerful resolution to the chronic problem of premature coating failure.

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