Jeff Hardin is an East Texas native and a second-generation oilman. He began his career in the East Texas oil fields in 1977 at the age of eighteen roughnecking for Delta Drilling Company. While working for Delta from 1977 to 1980 he attended Tyler Junior College majoring in Petroleum Technology. From 1980 to 1985 he worked full time for Delta working his way from floors to driller in two years. Jeff began his sales career working for Hughes Tool Company in 1986, before beginning his eighteen-year career with Security DBS, a subsidiary of Halliburton, from 1988 to 2006. At Security DBS, Jeff served as an account representative in Dallas and Houston before assuming the role of Southeast Operations Manager of the United States. From 2006 until 2008, he became one of the owners and Operations Manager of Tomahawk Energy Services providing surface and sub-surface rental items to clients in the drilling industry. Jeff’s prior experience in the oil and gas industry has prepared him for his current position with SDS Petroleum Consultants. He currently manages all marketing, sales, and recruiting functions for SDS. Jeff is also active in the community, serving on various committees and boards of non-profit organizations.