Austin Philpot

Austin Philpot is from Boerne, Texas and joined LP Operating in 2015.  Austin is the son of Tim Philpot and serves as Vice President at LP Operating.  Austin’s expertise plays an integral role in identifying and evaluating prospects at LP Operating.  From 2015 to 2020 he acted in an administrative and research capacity while he was a student at the University of Texas Dallas. In August of 2019 Austin received his BSBA in Energy Management from UT Dallas and became employed full time with LP Operating in February 2020In his free time, Austin enjoys driving race cars competitively, public speaking and investment analysis.

Gary Kerdus

Gary Kerdus is from Yorba Linda, CA and serves as a Vice President at LPO.  Gary brings a significant history of accounting and risk analysis that aids LP Operating in prospect and business development.  Gary joined LP Operating in September 2020 and made the big move to Boerne, Texas in March of 2021 to work at our home office.  Gary brings over 15 years of experience and knowledge in the financial service and accounting industry.  Gary has previously served in several roles from working as a retail broker to trading on the foreign exchange market.  In his spare time Gary enjoys reading and studying financial markets and trading currencies.

David Kieltsch

David Kieltsch is from Niles, OH and serves as Vice President of Safety. David brings 24 years of Fire and Emergency Services to LP Operating. David is Certified in Fire, EMS and is a State of Texas Fire Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer. David also holds certifications from the State of Ohio Fire Academy, State of Alabama Fire College, and FEMA. David brings a significant knowledge of Emergency Management that aids LP Operating safely within the State of Texas guidelines. David made the big move to LP Operating in August 2023 after announcing his retirement from public service. In Davids free time he loves SCUBA Diving and spending time with his 5 children and 7 grandchildren.