Clear Heart Drilling Personnel

Gary M. Soden
- Owner
Gary has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from UC Berkeley. He also has an Engineering Contractor’s and C-57 Well Drilling license and added drilling services to his company in 1986. He has a NGWA well certification and IGSHPA, Geothermal driller and installer certification. Gary was presented with California Groundwater Association Humanitarian Award in 2005 for tsunami relief efforts in Thailand.

Terri White
- Operations Manager
Terri has worked for Clear Heart for 10+years. She started as an assistant and has brought excellent management skills to the company. She is a member of the National Ground Water Association.

Rick Schneider
- Driller Supervisor
Rick brings twenty-five plus years of drilling experience and expertise to Clear Heart Drilling and is a member of the National Ground Water Association. He has been a driller for us since 1999. He operates the CME 75 High Torque Auger Rig.

Chris Herrell
- Driller
Chris operates our High Torque DR8K Track limited access rig, Morooka all-terrain track rig, Portable Remote access rig and horizontal drill rig. He has been employed with Clear Heart since 1997. Chris has been a driller since 1999 and is a member of the NGWA.

Pablo Gonzalez
- Driller
Pablo operates the DR10K High Torque Limited Access Rig and the DR5K long stroke auger rig. He has been a driller for Clear Heart for 8+years.

Health and Safety

All personnel have current 40-hr OSHA health and safety training and participate in a medical surveillance program. We provide our own PPE.