CSI Compressco names Derek Coffie as CFO
Mr. Coffie has over 35 years of accounting and financial management experience, working in a variety of industries, including agribusiness, manufacturing and land-based diesel engine services.
Mr. Coffie joins CSI Compressco from United Holdings, a subsidiary of Kirby Corporation, where he served as Vice President Finance and Controller since 2015. United Holdings provides the energy sector with equipment for oil fracturing and diesel engine repair services.
From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Coffie served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lennox International's Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration division.
From 2002 to 2008, he served as controller for Johnson Outdoors. Earlier roles include finance director of Steelcase Inc., director of finance of Johnson Controls Inc., and group controller of Illinois Tool Works.
Mr. Coffie began his career at Monsanto, a sustainable agriculture company, where he held various financial and management roles with increasing responsibility during his 16 year tenure.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Tennessee State University and an MBA from Washington University's Olin School of Business.
Mr. Coffie succeeds Elijio V. Serrano, who has served as the Partnership's interim Chief Financial Officer since August 2015.
Mr. Serrano, who will continue as Senior Vice President and CFO of TETRA Technologies, Inc., will work with Mr. Coffie to ensure a smooth transition. ■