Meet Our Sales Team


Tyler Courtright

Senior Wireline Technician

Tyler started his oilfield career at age 18. This year will be 30 years in the industry! His career has taken him all around the world and through various roles from slickline supervisor to project management. He enjoys helping people source what they need for complex operations and day to day jobs. On his off time, he enjoys taking life easy and spending time with his wife and family. Automobiles, motorcycles, music have always been his go to for hobbies.

Trip Bailey

US Sales Representative

Trip has been with Brace Tools for 6 months with 12 years previous Slickline Sales experience. Trip enjoys meeting with customers during his travels and building strong customer relationships. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, hunting and travel. Trip is married with three children and one grandchild.

Jordan Macintyre

International Sales Representative

Jordan has over 8 years oilfield experience with Brace Tool with partial time residing in Oman and the UAE, along with several years running his own business. Passionate for helping new and existing customers achieve success by providing great customer service and supplying high quality innovative products. Also bringing new opportunities and projects into the business. Away from Brace Tool you can find Jordan 7500ft in the backcountry snowmobiling with friends and family.

James Jensen

International Sales Representative

James started at Brace Tool in February 2021 as an International Sales Rep. James has more than 20 manufacturing/sales/support experience working in the heavy equipment industry. He worked 6 years as a machinist earning his journeyman certificate. James also has 14 years sales/product support/manufacturing process experience. James is married with 2 kids and enjoys time spent outdoors with his family.

Gordon Tait

Regional Product Line Representative

Gordon has over 30 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry. His experience includes Slickline and Completion Intervention Operations. His work has taken him to many countries including Europe, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Australia where he enjoys meeting with customers and building strong customer relationships. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, cycling and rugby. Gordon is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with his family.

Bud Mann

Alice Area Manager

Bud has been with Brace Tool for 5 years, with previous 20 plus years in slickline and braided line from being a helper to managing districts, in the oil and gas fields of the US. Bud is now the Area Manager in our Alice Tx location. With his years as a Slickline Braided Line Supervisor and Oil and Gas Consultant he is ready to help our customers find solutions that will help them. From how the tools go together to how the tools work down hole. When Bud is not at work he will be working on his cattle ranch, hunting or fishing.

Kyle Kloss

Service & Delivery Supervisor

Kyle started with Brace Tool 8 years ago in the Red Deer office. His career began in the oilfield industry as an operator on a Slickline truck and progressed up the ranks up to District Manager for Weatherford Slickline. In total Kyle has 26 years of oilfield experience. He enjoys talking to customers and ensuring they receive the proper tools for the job at hand. Kyle also enjoys building the array of different tools that Brace Tool manufactures. During Kyle’s off time, he enjoys volunteering at a local church, the outdoors, hiking in the mountains, waterskiing, snorkeling, certified open water diver, traveling domestically & internationally with his family.

Heath Bexley

West Texas Area Manager

Heath has been with Brace Tool for 10 years with previous experience in the Gulf of Mexico working for Expro Americas. Heath is a slick liner turned Area Manager and is experienced in helping customers find the right solution for the job. When Heath isn’t working you can find him working on home projects or traveling.