LONE STAR'S EXECUTIVE TEAM PROVIDES EXPERIENCED LEADERSHIP AS THE COMPANY STRIVES TO ACHIEVE CONTINUED GROWTH AND DIVERSIFICATION. EACH
MEMBER OF THE TEAM EXEMPLIFIES, WITH BOTH THEIR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL CHARACTER, THE VALUES OF EXCELLENCE AND INTEGRITY.
Ronnie Hobbs founded Lone Star Corporation in 2009. With over 39 years of experience in electrical construction and field services, Ronnie has grown Lone Star Corporation from a small West Texas startup to a regional leader providing a full-range of electrical services to a wide variety of industrial sectors.
Prior to incorporating Lone Star, Ronnie was the founding Vice President of the United States Operations of Pyramid Instrumentation & Electric Corporation-a U.S. Arm of the Canadian based Pyramid Corporation. As Vice President of U.S. Operations, he was directly responsible for all of the U.S. operations and was instrumental in the company’s success. Under his leadership Pyramid grew from its first U.S. employee in 2002 to over 250 employees, 6 branch offices and annual gross revenues exceeding $55MM.
Ronnie began his electrical career in 1979 with Cass Electric, an oilfield electrical contracting company in Andrews, Texas. With more than three decades of experience in the electrical contracting industry throughout the Permian Basin region, Ronnie has served in various roles that include electrical, instrumentation, automation, overhead utilities and distribution of power for the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining industries.
On June 3rd, 2022 Ronnie sadly passed away in a accident. We continue to strive every day to make him proud.
Landon Hobbs has been with Lone Star corporation since 2009. He currently serves as the President and CEO of Lone Star Corporation.
Landon started out in the industry in 2007 at Pyramid Corporation helping his dad, Ronnie Hobbs. When Ronnie Hobbs decided to start Lone Star Corporation in 2009 Landon quit Pyramid Corporation and was the first Lone Star employee. Landon played an instrumental role in helping his dad get Lone Star ready to operate. Landon has continued to grow with the company taking on various roles, including: Warehouse Manager, Fleet Manager, AR Specialist, Purchasing Specialist, and VP of Operations.
Executive Vice President
Stephanie Stone joined Lone Star Corporation in 2020 as Senior Controller. She is responsible for the company’s financial and treasury functions.
Stephanie’s career spans more than 20 years of varied experience largely consisting of manufacturing and construction accounting. Prior to joining Lone Star she spent 3 years with JW Powerline as their Corporate Controller, including working with their sister powerline company in Virginia and the Ownership group, Energy Services Holdings. Prior to JW, Stephanie worked for 9 years as the Corporate Controller for Hy-Bon Engineering, supervising the accounting functions in Midland, TX and Belpre, OH, as well as working directly with the ownership group, Pfingsten Partners, including preparing and presenting quarterly financials for the Board of Director meetings. Stephanie also spent time in the public accounting sector working on audits and tax preparation of small companies and governmental entities.
Stephanie holds a Master of Professional Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration in accountancy from the University of Texas Permian Basin.
As Director of Health, Safety and Environmental, Mari Molinar oversees all of Lone Star’s safety operations. She is responsible for compliance to Client requirements and to regulatory agencies such as OSHA, FMCSA/PHMSA, and NFPA. She manages client audits & reviews, accident prevention & investigations, and safety reporting. Mari is responsible for planning, implementing and reviewing safety policies, procedures and programs. She directs a safety team with a focus on building a strong and positive safety culture for all of Lone Star’s employees.
Mari began her safety career as a third-party safety consultant conducting facility inspections and audits in the oil and gas industry. She joined the Lone Star team in 2015 as Field Safety Coordinator and entered the role of Safety Coordinator in 2017.
Mari attended the College of Business with a concentration in Taxation at Texas Tech University. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Safety and Health with a concentration in oil and gas from Columbia Southern University.
Israel Ramirez has been with Lone Star Corporation since 2010, and serves as Vice President of Electrical Construction. Israel was instrumental in the start-up and success of Lone Star Corporation during the company's early years. In his current role, Israel is responsible for, and assists with Lone Star's Electrical Construction department overseeing all capital projects.
With over 22 years of documented success leading strategic projects, he provides a wealth of experience in all phases of the electrical construction. Prior to joining Lone Star Corporation, Israel spent 8 years as the Odessa Area manager for Pyramid Instrumentation & Electric Corporation. Israel began his electrical career at Saulsbury Electric.
Israel attended Electrical Trade School and currently holds Journeyman licenses in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Missouri and Wyoming.
Shay Morris has been with Lone Star Corporation since 2020. He serves as Vice President of Andrews Operations. In Andrews Shay is responsible for the daily operations of Andrews’ Electrical and Powerline departments.
Shay has 33 years of electrical experience, both in oil field electrical and powerline distribution. Prior to joining Lone Star, Shay was with TESSCO for 23 years where he served as Powerline Superintendent for 14 years and Manager of the Andrews division for 6 years.
As Vice President, Automation, Bob Dawson is responsible for the strategic development of the Automation Division, developing new growth opportunities and enhancing performance of our automation services. Comprised of two business units, Lone Star provides automation design services as well as control panel manufacturing to a wide variety of clients. Bob brings over 40 years' experience in advanced oil & gas measurement, production automation design and commissioning.
Prior to joining Lone Star Corporation, Bob was Vice President of Automation Services at Superior Optimization where over a 15-year career he held various roles, including business development and managing various operations. Prior to Superior Optimization, Bob worked as an I/E Specialist for Cantera Resources.
Bob graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Odessa College.