The SOLA Group staff members, group photo

About Us

The SOLA Group, LLC formed by bringing together decades of real-world experience gained in the fast-moving industrial crucible of the United States gulf coast oil & gas fields.

SOLA Group management and team member skills were developed and are constantly honed, working alongside wildcat startups and petrochemical giants alike.

Safety and compliance are critical to any company's bottom-line success. The executives and operation staff at SOLA consistently demonstrate forward-looking strategies to deliver a safe, healthy, and well-trained workforce to their clients.

 

“Keeping you, your people, and your company at the top of your game and one step ahead of the competition.”

Professionals at Your Service

Jeremy LeBlanc CEO

Jeremy LeBlanc, COSS

Founder & CEO, The SOLA Group, LLC
Jeremy comes from a proud tradition of hard work and dedication to excellence. With a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety & Health, he brings a high degree of knowledge and experience to his clients with expert guidance. Jeremy has built a multitude of certifications in training, business management, investigations, and more. His rare combination of vision and drive inspires everyone around him. Jeremy's expertise in occupational safety, health, and training was foundational in the organization of many successful workforce cultures for companies and locations throughout the United States. His impeccable attention to the risk management and growth of his clients has vaulted him and his family of companies to the forefront of Gulf Coast Industry. Jeremy has been recognized among his peers as being a leader in the occupational safety and health industry.
Allan Prejean VP of OQ

Allan Prejean, COSS

VP of Operations, SOLA Operator Qualification
Allan Prejean, our partner at SOLA Operator Qualification Services, has 40 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He has been providing customers OQ training and competency services for pipeline, filtration, and portable production equipment since 2005.
Jacob Darden VP of Safety

Jacob Darden

VP of Operations, SOLA Safety
Jacob is the consummate industrial safety professional. His deep experience and wide-reaching expertise go beyond training and compliance. His creative solutions advance client efficiency, workplace safety and maximize safety culture program ROI.
Jonathan Wyrick, CFO

Jonathan Wyrick

CFO, The SOLA Group, LLC

Jonathan Wyrick is the founder and managing member of Wyrick Accounting Services, LLC in Jennings, Louisiana. He graduated from McNeese State University and has two Bachelor’s Degrees: Accounting (2005), and Management (2006). Following in the industry of his father who is a CPA, his accounting career began when he excelled in his Accounting class his senior year in high school and became the first student in his high school’s history to compete and make it all the way to national competition. He continued to excel in Accounting through college and was invited in 2004 to join Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for collegiate schools of business. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in both Accounting and Management, with 3.81 and 3.85 GPA’s, respectively.

Since 2004, Jonathan has worked in both the public and private sectors, becoming very well-rounded in the accounting industry. He strives for accuracy and thrives on optimizing efficiencies and analyzing financial data to maximize profitability.

In December 2017, Jonathan Wyrick, as a consultant through Wyrick Accounting Services, became the outsourced controller for The SOLA Group, LLC. Duties performed by Wyrick Accounting Services for The SOLA Group are: manage full office staff, Quickbooks cleanup, and maintenance, business consultation, overseeing operational efficiencies, financial statement preparation and explanation, analysis for profit maximization, payroll and sales tax returns and payment processing, and special projects as they arise.

Dwayne Coots, CTO

Dwayne Coots

CTO, The SOLA Group, LLC

Dwayne fills many roles with us. He and his team design, implement and manage hybrid premise-cloud data systems. He designs & maintains Websites and Social Properties; does Reputation Management and Digital Marketing; and supervises our CBT programs & Learning Management Systems. He develops full stack web and mobile database applications for our needs and also for the needs of our clients.

Dwayne's technical career began as a software programmer in 1982 on some of the earliest personal computers available. Since so few businesses actually utilized computers in those early days, his passion for programming gave way to practical necessity, and in 1993 he also practiced residential, commercial, industrial, & marine electrical services.

Following a part-time contract stint with ZDNet as a software reviewer and feature writer, Dwayne launched one of the first privately held, nationwide dial-up ISPs in 1997. His technical expertise is deep and varied; evolving across telco provisioning, web-dev, hosting, database design, cloud integrations, and virtual cloud networks.

Dwayne is proud and excited to work shoulder-to-shoulder with The SOLA Group, developing cutting-edge solutions for Safety, OQ, and enterprise data management.

Stacie Miller Operations Manager

Stacie Miller

Office Manager
As our Office Manager, Stacie is responsible for day to day operations which include coordinating training schedules, managing online databases for clients (i.e. DISA, ISNetworld, PEC, Avetta, NCMS, etc.), and occupational testing. Stacie has a degree in Accounting & Business Management from McNeese State University. Aside from her degree Stacie also has obtained her certificate as a Certified Professional Collector in DOT & Non-DOT drug collection, Hair Collection, and is a Breath Alcohol Technician. Stacie's expertise in occupational safety and health truly stand out among her peers.
Caitlyn LeJenue Administration

Caitlyn LeJeune

Office Administrator
Our Office Administrator, Caitlyn, assists our office staff with daily functions like data entry, coordinating appointments, drug & alcohol collections, and basic office functions. Caitlyn obtained a certificate as a Certified Professional Collector in DOT and Non-DOT collections and a Breath Alcohol Technician. Through her previous work experience, Caitlyn brings a vast knowledge of expertise to our team as well as extensive motivation and organizational skills.
Kegan Navarre HSE Compliance Specialist

Kegan Navarre

HSE Trainer
As our HSE Trainer, Kegan's job is to provide our clients with the highest quality of training the industry can provide. Kegan is a certified CPR/AED Trainer, Forklift Instructor, PASS Trainer, and more. Following the lead of our Sr. HSE Compliance Specialist Kegan also assists with safety meetings and facility inspections. Kegan is a Certified Professional Collector and is a big part of our team collecting drug and alcohol samples. Kegan is currently in college at LSUE and is pursuing a Nurse Practitioner degree.