Faculty Connections

Faculty Connections – Meet Brandon Jackson

Brandon, 44, is a pipefitting instructor at the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center. Born here in Houston, Brandon has a 20 year welding career behind him. He joined our faculty in March 2019. Thanks for your time Brandon; how long have you been welding? I started welding about 25 years ago but have been […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Levi Reasnor

Levi, 30, from Gore, OK, is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School. He currently teaches Phase 6, where students start to learn TIG. Levi, a TWS graduate, has been welding for nine years. Thanks for sharing your story, Levi. How long have you been an instructor at Tulsa Welding School? I first worked here […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Eric Hutchinson

Eric, 30, is a lead welding instructor at our Jacksonville campus. Born in Pennsville, New Jersey, Eric moved to Florida two years ago. He joined Tulsa Welding School shortly after and was recently promoted to lead instructor. He currently teaches Phase 10, the final phase of the program. Thanks for your time, Eric. What brought […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Alan Saldana

Alan is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center. Alan grew up just three minutes from our campus here in Houston. He joined our faculty in January 2019. Thanks for your time, Alan. How long have you been welding? I’ve been welding professionally for about seven years now. My high school had […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Keith Morris

Keith, 42, is an electrical instructor at our Jacksonville campus. Born right here in Jacksonville, Keith has 24 years experience in the electrical field, a career that started at the age of 18 in the U.S. Navy. Keith joined Tulsa Welding School in September 2018. Thanks for your service and your time today, Keith. Talk […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Todd Pearce

Todd, 41, is an Oklahoma native. He is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School and has been with the school for just about two years. Todd currently teaches the afternoon and evening shifts. Thanks for your time, Todd. As a boy, what did you want to be when you grew up? My dad was […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Balentine Cabellos

Balentine, age 40 from Houston, TX, is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. Balentine joined the TWSTC faculty in the summer of 2018. He currently teaches two phases 105—MIG/Flux and 115—Stick on Pipe to the afternoon and night classes. Thanks for your time, Balentine. How long have you been […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Zoë Hocker

Zoë, almost 32, is originally from Grove, Oklahoma. He is a lead instructor at Tulsa Welding School and has been with us more than seven years. Zoë and his wife welcomed their fourth child on January 16th 2019. Thanks for your time, Zoë. Tell us about your name; it’s unique for a man. Zoë means […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet SirPatrick Phillips

SirPatrick, 37, from Houston, Texas, is a welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. With 14 years in the welding field, he joined the TWS family in August 2018. Thanks for your time, SirPatrick. Before we start, please tell us about your unusual name. It was actually the name given to […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Paul Pearson

Paul Pearson, 65, is a welding instructor at our Jacksonville campus. Born and raised in Ohio, Paul has been welding most of his life, having struck his first arc at the age of 12. After 40+ years welding in a professional capacity, Paul joined TWS in November 2015. Thanks for your time, Paul. What did […]

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