Owner and President:
Bruce Heller is the owner/ President of The Heller Corporation. He grew up in Durango and he has lived here since 1957. Bruce attended local schools and graduated from Durango High School in 1970. Soon after graduation, he joined the US Army and served as a Military Policeman in West Germany and stateside. Bruce went to college on the GI Bill; graduating from Western State Colorado University in 1978. He has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (# 0779660) for over thirty-three years. Additionally, Bruce volunteers as a member of The So. Ute Veteran's Association and the VFW Post 4031.
Sandra McGee joined our staff in 2003. She brought extensive business knowledge to our company by owning and operating an independent trucking company with her husband, Jan McGee, for over ten years. Sandra's comprehension of accounting and billing programs is a valuable resource for The Heller Corporation. She lived in western Colorado, New Mexico, and Bakersfield, California. She traveled to various oil fields including Bakersfield, CA with her father who worked for Halliburton. Sandra graduated from West High School in Bakersfield. She earned an Associates Degree in Business from Kaplan University.
Construction/ Field Foreman:
Born and raised in Durango, Joe Linville joined the Heller Corp. team right out of high school. He started in 2007 as a truck driver and equipment operator. Joe has demonstrated the hands-on supervisory skills to lead the company's excavation crew for over five years. He finds time to volunteer with the Durango Fire and Rescue Authority, being named the "Volunteer of the Year" in 2014.
Louis Wiebe has been employed by The Heller Corporation since 2001. He has worked in the construction field and oil field for over thirty years. After graduating from Bayfield High School, Louis received a diploma from The Denver Technical Institute in 1971. Louis started as a rough-neck and transitioned into working for several well servicing companies in the San Juan Basin.