J. John Combs III
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and Secretary
Mr. Combs, a SEER Founder, is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO. He also serves as General Counsel. Mr. Combs has been Vice President of REGS since 2004, was the founder and President of Tactical Cleaning in 2005, and remains its President. Before joining the Company he owned and operated the law firm of Combs & Associates from 1989 to 2003. Prior to that he was an associate in the law firm of Berman & Blanchard in Los Angeles from 1987 to 1989, and an associate in the law firm of Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’hara & Samuelian, in Los Angeles from 1983 to 1987. His experience in private practice has included corporate maintenance, international finance, and business litigation. Over the last 30 years he has served as an officer and director of various sized corporations, both public and private, and was a Director and Officer of Armada Water Assets, Inc until his resignation in September 2014. For the past five years Mr. Combs has not served as a director of a public company, other than SEER. He received his B.A. from the University of Colorado, with honors, and a Juris Doctorate from Duke University School of Law in 1983.
Dr. Simon L. Tang
Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Newly Formed SEER Asia-Pacific Subsidiary
Dr. Simon L. Tang is the Managing Director of WinWin Law PLLC of Houston, Texas, and the Founding Partner of Allied Law Firm and Allied Management Consulting Group of Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China. The firms provide legal and management services to facilitate the formation of international joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances. Dr. Tang has vast experience in international business, sales and distribution; hands-on and practical successes in corporate mergers and acquisition; and valuable relationships in the environmental technology and waste management industries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dr. Tang was born in Xiamen, Fujian, China, grew up in Hong Kong and has resided in the United States of America since 1977. Dr. Tang received his B.A. from University of Utah. He attended graduate schools at Brigham Young University, University of California, and University of Minnesota Law School and was awarded M.A., Ph.D. and J.D. degrees respectively. Dr. Tang clerked for Chief Judge Paul H. Anderson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), Texas Bar Association (TBA), Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), and National Association of Credit Management (NACM). He is the only foreign attorney admitted to the Energy and Resources Committee of the All China Lawyers Association (ACLA).
Additionally, Dr. Tang serves as the Chairman of the annual “Shale Tech China” of Beijing, China, as well as the keynote speaker of many other oil and gas conferences. Dr. Tang also serves as the Vice-Chairman of the annual “China Economic Forum” of Beijing, China, and the President of Asia Pacific CEO Association. He was the Legal Adviser for UNIDO-ITPO, a specialized organization of United Nations engaged in global investment and technology promotion, and Chinese Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE), the largest trade association in China. Dr. Tang currently serves as the General Counsel for a number of private companies and pooled investment funds. Dr. Tang also serves as the Managing Director of American Equity Exchange (aeEx). The Exchange works with networks of asset and equity exchanges, public and private companies, general and limited partnerships, as well as various types of investment funds in the Pacific Rim Region to provide high quality proprietary deal flow to global investors.
Mr. Dieterich is the founder and managing partner of Dieterich & Associates, a litigation and commercial law firm based in Los Angeles, California, providing legal services to entrepreneurial and emerging technology companies during the past 33 years. His firm specializes in venture capital and private equity financings, as well as in SEC compliance issues for public companies. He obtained his undergraduate engineering degree from Virginia Tech, graduate engineering degree from UC Berkeley (1970) and graduated from the joint Law and Economics program at UCLA in 1979, after serving six years in the US Air Force as a flight instructor in advanced jets. He has been a Director of the Company since 2008 and was Secretary from 2008 until November 2013.
Scott Yenzer, director of SEER and corporate development officer of Blackeagle Energy Services, is a 30-year engineering industry veteran with demonstrated strengths in the area of global relationships and operations growth plans.
Mr. Yenzer’s extensive engineering and management background includes domestic and global, commercial oil and gas transaction management for some of the World’s largest engineering firms. He provides the SEER management team with a complementary perspective that is grounded in practical, hands-on experience in growing diverse businesses in both up and down cycles.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Yenzer was COO and co-owner of Caribou Energy Corporation, which was sold in 2017. Prior to Caribou Energy, Mr. Yenzer served as vice president of Jacobs/CH2M, responsible for developing Enterprise Account Management on the executive committee for all business groups: Oil & Gas and Chemicals, Environmental & Nuclear, Water, and Infrastructure and Power. Mr. Yenzer built the successful Oil & Gas and Chemicals Global Strategic Account Team which included BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Conoco, Hess TransCanada and Noble and led development of uniform account plans and growth strategies. During his tenure with Jacobs, Mr. Yenzer has held various positions from Project Engineer to Program Manager to VP of Business Development and his CV hosts a list of impressive ‘wins’ resulting from his ability to grow relationships and revenues across all markets, while increasing value to clients.