Travis has over 17 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and carries on the family tradition as his father and grandfather before him. He is currently the President of K&R Operating LLC and resides in New Braunfels, TX with his family. He is the loving husband to his wife Mandell, proud father to his sons Ace and Ken. He is a native of Cuero, TX and his hobbies include hunting, fishing, sports, cooking, classic cars and volunteering with the nonprofit organizations he participates with. Travis serves on the board of Sky High for St. Jude’s and volunteers with Patriots and Heroes Out Doors. He is a two time graduate of Texas Tech, where he earned a Bachelor’s in Economics, and a Masters of Business Administration.
Chief Operating Officer
Mike S Morris has worked in the natural gas compressor business for 28 years, and has been in just about every role from Shop Mechanic to VP of Operations. Mike has worked for small rental compression company’s to the largest in the industry, and has seen and understands what works and what doesn’t. Mike decided in 2015 that he wanted to work with a team that were like minded and knows what it takes to be successful (Service your Customer), so he joined K&R Operating LLC in March 2016. Mike is totally committed to putting the customer service back in the industry and making sure his team understands that the customer matters and we will prove that every day, Mike has a saying he uses all the time “The Business isn’t hard, People make it that way.”
Mike was born in Tomball, Texas and lived in the Houston area where he met and married his special lady Tracy of 24 years and they have three wonderful kids, Joshua, Kaitlynn, and Cody.
Mike likes to build and race fast cars on the weekends at his local dirt tracks, he also likes hunting, fishing and playing golf when he isn’t working or racing.
Chief Financial Officer
Robert spent the last 12 years serving oil & gas clients of all sizes, from supermajors to small service companies. He began his career in middle-market investment banking but spent the last 10 years working in management consulting and private equity.
Robert and his wife Amy live in The Woodlands with their two young boys, Luke and Reid and a middle-aged chocolate lab named Finley. In his spare time, you’ll find Robert hunting, fishing, traveling with the family or playing golf.
Though he’s a rabid LSU fan, Robert actually received his Accounting degree from the University of Texas and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Vice President South Texas Contract Compression
David Skoruppa has over 47 years experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. While working for BD Holt he helped pioneer CAT engines driving Chicago Pneumatic Compressor Frames. In 1974 he started working for Texas Oil and Gas. 18 years later when Texas Oil and Gas was sold David joined his two sons Ken and Rick (K&R) at K&R Complete Compressor Services, Inc.
David has two children and four grandchildren. He enjoys taking his grandchildren hunting and helping with little league baseball where he supports the Oil-belt league. He has helped various troops within the Boy Scouts of America by volunteering his time and knowledge of the outdoors.
David was born and raised and still lives in Corpus Christi.
Vice President South Texas Contract Compression Business Development
Ken W Skoruppa serves as Vice President South Texas Contract Compression Business Development for K&R Operating LLC. Ken joined K&R Operating in March of 2016 after serving as President of K&R Complete Compressor Services Inc. for nearly 25 years prior to an acquisition with K&R Operating.
Ken enjoys hunting, fishing and spending quality time with family and friends. He is married to Debra J Skoruppa, his wife of 20 years. He has two children, his son Weston W Skoruppa and his daughter Peyton L Skoruppa. Ken is heavily involved with the 4-H club and FFA Skeet and Trap where he is one of many coaches for the Nueces County 4-H Trap and Skeet club. He also assists when needed with the Calallen FFA Skeet and Trap team. Both his children participate in the shooting sports games as high school students in both 4-H and FFA.
Ken was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX where he and his family still reside, work and are active members of the Calallen community in Nueces County.
Vice President Make Ready Services
Rick has been in the oil and gas field for 26 years. He started out in high school working in ASME Fab Shop building scrubbers and pressure vessels. After high school he joined up with his dad and brother, together they formed K&R Complete Compressor Services, Inc. He Likes hunting, fishing and builds 1930’s-40’s hot rods with his buddies.
His son Walter is currently working at the shop helping revamp compressors for the rental fleet or for customers. When he isn’t working he is attending a local college to get his business degree to help the business grow.
Recently, we’ve joined forces with some really good guys as partners to grow K&R Operating LLC to a business to be admired by all. We are all here to help with whatever the customer needs. We may grow into a bigger company, but we still have the family orientated business state of mind, keeping customers first.