About Us

About Global Composite Piping Solutions

Our Management and Advisory Board has decades of cumulative experience in the manufacturing and distribution of industrial thermoplastic pipe, valves and fittings as well as pipeline construction, maintenance, integrity testing and repair.

Meet Our Team


Terry Shafer

Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Over 35 years of experience in design, manufacturing and distribution of industrial thermoplastic pipe, valves and fittings to which he holds 43 national and international patents.

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Douglas Jones

Chief Executive Officer

Over 29 years of experience in the financial industry. As CFO for a pipeline construction, maintenance and integrity testing company, he established initiatives that fueled the company's growth from $100MM in revenue to $750MM in just 2 & 1/2 years.

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Aaron Paulsey

Vice President Operations

Over 15 years of experience in the global industry, specializing in machinery, industrial thermoplastics manufacturing and fabrication, product standards, supply chain management, equipment design, marketing, and product development. Former General Manager for PE Valve.

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Jay Miller

Chief Accounting Officer

Previous owner of an oil field supply and maintenance company. Has worked extensively with clients in the construction, manufacturing, and service industries. Certified Public Account (CPA Retired), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA Retired).

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Martin Panelo

Business Development Advisor

Martin Panelo has over 25 years experience in international business development and advisory services.

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Dr. Emile Homsi

Advisory Board Member

Extensive background in polymers, chemicals, hybrids, composites, injection, compression (formulation and manufacturing), value generation, business applications development and innovations management.

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Pablo Bustamante

Business Development Manager South America

Responsible for the company´s international development business in Latin America. Significant experience in transaction origination, structuring and legal documentation.

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Kacey Smart

Advisory Board Member

Kacey was a founder of Strike, LLC and responsible for its pipeline construction division. He led the division to become one of the largest pipeline construction businesses in the country building thousands of miles of large diameter pipelines.

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Jarvie Arnold

Advisory Board Member

Jarvie has almost 40 years of experience in the pipeline industry and was a founder of Strike, LLC. He has led several divisions which performed operations and maintenance, testing and integrity services for some of the largest pipeline operators.

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