Clear Heart Drilling Personnel

Gary M. Soden
- Owner
Gary has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from UC Berkeley. He also has an Engineering Contractor’s and C-57 Well Drilling license and added drilling services to his company in 1986. He has a NGWA well certification and IGSHPA, Geothermal driller and installer certification. Gary was presented with California Groundwater Association Humanitarian Award in 2005 for tsunami relief efforts in Thailand.

Chris Herrell
- Driller Supervisor
Chris operates our High Torque DR8K Track limited access rig, Morooka all-terrain track rig, Portable Remote access rig and horizontal drill rig. He has been employed with Clear Heart since 1997. Chris has been a driller since 1999 and is a member of the NGWA.

Pablo Gonzalez
- Driller Supervisor
Pablo operates the DR10K High Torque Limited Access Rig and the DR5K long stroke auger rig. He has been a driller for Clear Heart for 8+years.

Pat Olson
- Office Manager
Pat has worked for Clear Heart for more than a total of 8 years. She started as an assistant and has worked very hard to learn all aspects of the business. We feel lucky to have found Pat.

Health and Safety

All personnel have current 40-hr OSHA health and safety training and participate in a medical surveillance program. We provide our own PPE.