Key Staff


Our reliability and accessibility starts at the top.


Arthur R. Cressman, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer
Art is the founder of Cressman Tubular Products Corporation, having served in the OCTG distribution industry since 1978. From conservative roots growing up in Kansas, Art has a long tradition in supplying quality products at competitive prices directly to the end user, and has instilled the values of integrity, commitment, and trust as hallmarks of Cressman Tubular while serving customers worldwide. Art is an eight year United States Navy veteran and enjoys flying his plane, both for business & pleasure.

Artie Cressman

Director of USA Sales
Artie currently manages business growth in west Texas, the Dakotas, and the Rocky Mountain region. He has a strong knowledge of supply chain optimization & logistics management. He was directly involved with implementing Quality Management Systems for BMW North America and has also worked for Honda and Delta Air Lines. He is also a published author of several articles relating to executive recruitment. He is married with one daughter. In his spare time Artie is an avid car enthusiast & autocross participant.

Vanessa Guthrie

Manager of Operations
Vanessa has been with Cressman Tubular since 2001 and has made her ascent from a member of the administrative team to currently overseeing many operational aspects of the business. Vanessa manages the logistics, inventory control, and purchasing areas of the company. She enjoys working with both the customer base and marketing staff. When not at work, Vanessa enjoys spending time with family, playing with her dogs, cooking and gardening.

Phil Owens

Regional Sales Manager
Phil manages Key Accounts in Oklahoma, West Texas, and the Rocky Mountain area. He has considerable sales and sales management experience with Xerox, 3M, Baker International, and Hughes Tool Company. He is past Chairman of the OKC API Chapter and served as Chairman for the 2013 SPE Production and Operations Symposium. He has also served on the board of both the OKC API Chapter and OKC Section since 1989. Phil and his wife Peggy have three adult sons and eight grandbabies. They enjoy family time with all of them, as well as traveling.