SEMPCheck’s leadership has 130 years of combined experience in oil and gas, HSE and regulatory management and business consulting.

Archie R. Thompson, Jr. Archie R. Thompson, Jr.
Founder, Chairman of
Executive Committee,
President and CEO

Archie has more than 45 years of experience in the upstream and midstream oil and natural gas sectors. Prior to SEMPCheck, he was a senior executive for Texas Eastern Corporation, Aran Energy plc and Enterprise Oil plc. He holds a petroleum engineering degree from Louisiana State University and an advanced business degree from the Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA.

Jim Steffler Jim Steffler
Sr. Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Jim is responsible for all financial functions, information technology and business development. His previous experience in both corporate and service roles has been focused on the U.S. and international energy industry with companies such as Petro-Canada, Enterprise Oil plc and Aran Energy plc. He brings more than 35 years of experience to the SEMPCheck team. Jim graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a degree in accounting and a minor in finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.

Tad LeBlanc Tad LeBlanc
Sr. Vice President and
Chief Services Officer

With over 30 years of oilfield-related experience, Tad has held various senior executive positions in production operations, mechanical integrity and HSE and regulatory compliance throughout his career. He has worked both on and offshore, managing HSE for major installations and projects; developing, implementing and directing management systems; and optimizing mature systems. He is responsible for daily operations across all segments of SEMPCheck, programming and client services.  Before joining the company, he served in various executive HSE and regulatory compliance positions with companies including Baker Energy and The Wood Group. Tad graduated from Nichols State University with degrees in Petroleum Safety and Petroleum Technology. He is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist.

Jeffrey W. Scott Jeffrey W. Scott
Vice President

Jeff has been with SEMPCheck Services since its inception and is responsible for guiding the executive management team in the achievement of medium- and long-term strategic objectives. He has held senior management positions for more than 25 years. Before SEMPCheck, Jeff was a regional vice president with Perry Johnson, Inc., an international standards organization (ISO) consulting company. He has received numerous safety awards, including an MMS Corla award for his work in advancing e-government initiatives. Jeff majored in history at Louisiana State University.