Farmingdale, NY, March 25, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Derrick Baer was born in Elk City, Oklahoma but was raised in Artesia, New Mexico. He later moved to Longmont, Colorado where he was an Eagle Scout with Troop 281. After his graduation from Longmont High School, he joined the United States Marine Corps. where he served as a field radio operator stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and Okinawa, Japan. His career with the Marine Corps. ended after his deployment with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to the Mediterranean. Upon his return to Artesia, New Mexico, he worked as a rig safety technician with several different companies. In 2006, he started Big Bear Services www.bigbearservices.com
along with his father Rick Baer. Big Bear Services is contracted by operators and drilling contractors in the Permian Basin and Southeast New Mexico region as the service provider of the pick-up and lay-down of tubing and casing for the oil and gas industry. Mr. Baer still partners with his father in their business but he also volunteers some of his time with the City of Carlsbad, New Mexico as a Reserve Police officer.
The Professional of the Year membership in America’s Registry is awarded to those candidates who have achieved recognition in their respective industry or profession for their accomplishments and who have established a commendable reputation. This membership honors individuals who have reached the highest standards of business practices and, as such, should be recognized for their standings in the business world. America’s Registry is pleased to honor Derrick Baer for his achievements and contributions to the oil and gas industry.