Stephen Powers, PinnacleART CFOPasadena, TX – September 20, 2016

PinnacleART, the leading provider of comprehensive asset integrity and reliability solutions for the oil and gas, petrochemical, wastewater, electric power, mining and fertilizer industries, announced the appointment of Stephen T. Powers as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Powers will serve as the financial leader responsible for managing and optimizing the rapid growth of the company.

PinnacleART Advisory Board Chairman Frank Muller said, “On behalf of the PinnacleART Advisory Board, we are excited to welcome Stephen as our new Chief Financial Officer. Stephen’s wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership makes him a key addition to our team. As we continue to innovate and grow, I am confident that Stephen will optimize our business development initiatives and identify opportunities for long-term value so that we continue to remain the leader of our industry.”

Prior to joining PinnacleART, Powers served as Vice President of Corporate Development – Canyon Offshore at Helix Energy Solutions Group, where he managed financial and administrative functions across international teams, and led various business growth / performance optimization initiatives. A native Houstonian, Powers has 18 years of experience in the energy and industrial services sectors, and has served in a variety of finance and accounting roles of increasing responsibility at PwC Consulting, Koch Capital Markets, Aggreko and Rosetta Resources.

Powers is a Certified Public Accountant, and maintains professional memberships with the Texas Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a Master in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.