Founded in 1993 by retired Dowell mechanics Joe Eschbach and Wayne Murrell, Fleet Service of Tulsa has grown into a premier Service, Testing, and Remanufacturing Center for Customer-owned well-servicing equipment as well as On-Highway Heavy Vehicles, Agricultural and Arborist Equipment, and many types of hydraulically powered, Off-Highway machinery.
Purchased in August 2016, by Steve Walter, Fleet Service solidified its future with a continuing passion for Quality, Culture, Reputation, and unmatched Customer Service in all markets now served.
Mr. Steve Walter began in the Energy Sector in 1996 as a Field Technician for United Engines (UE) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A. During his 14 years at UE, he worked directly with customers to personally troubleshoot, quote, and repair numerous different types of oilfield equipment.
After reaching the position of Master Field Technician, Steve became responsible for recruiting and training junior technicians, as well as the daily management and scheduling of several direct reports. Additionally he arranged customer-training events to instruct participants on Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair.
In 2010 Steve transferred to UE Manufacturing (UEM) where he was the General Manager of the S.E. 29th and Gilson facilities before becoming the Parts & Service Manager. In this role he built a ground-up Field Service organization managing 3 technicians and generating $6.8 million in revenue in the first year. He has led teams to investigate and outline plans to open new service facilities across the U.S.
Steve has traveled to over 13 countries to both commission and repair oilfield equipment. Additionally he has over 600 hours of certified class studies on Diesel Engine Troubleshooting & Repair, Transmission Troubleshooting & Repair, Electrical Systems, Quality Control, Lean Manufacturing, and Employee Safety.
As the chief executive officer, Steve is committed to safe and efficient service concepts that support our customers and their fleet vehicles.
Ms. Corena Lashley currently serves as chief operation officer (COO) at Fleet Services, Inc. Prior to her hiring, Corena worked in multiple roles at Tinker Air Force Base, holding such titles as lead program analyst for human resources, production acceptance certification (PAC) program manager, and contracting officer representative for OC-ALC Maintenance Complex. Corena received a masters degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma.