T.M. "Roe" Patterson
T. M. “Roe” Patterson is a 24-year industry veteran in the oil and gas services business. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Basic Energy Services in 2019. Prior to his role as President and CEO, he served as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2013. Patterson began his tenure at Basic in 2006 and held multiple executive leadership positions throughout his career.
Patterson's roots are grounded in the oil and gas business. He grew up working for his father in the family's business, Patterson Drilling Company. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University, Patterson joined West Texas Caterpillar for a year before rejoining Patterson Drilling Company as a Contract/Sales Manager for its Permian Basin Division. After four years he left Patterson to form his own manufacturing and oilfield service company, TMP Companies, Inc., before joining Basic's management team in 2006.
Roe and Tonya Patterson have two children and reside in Fort Worth, where they are active in their local community. Roe serves on the Tarrant County American Heart Association Board, and he and Tonya were co-chairs of the AHA Heart Ball in 2016. They were also honorary chairs of the 2017 North Texas Alzheimer's Association Memory Gala in Fort Worth. In his free time, Roe is a business speaker. His speaking engagements have taken him around the country, speaking on his own personal business experiences and the practical approach to leadership that his father embraced.