Ryan Holmelin

Chief Executive Officer & President

Ryan Holmelin is SAMSON USA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Ryan’s oversight includes sales, after-sales & service, strategic business, and enhancing the SAMSON Customer experience. Ryan joined SAMSON in September 2017 after 12 years in the process instrumentation industry. He held various leadership roles that spanned North America and Europe before moving back to Texas to join the SAMSON team as the Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Sales.

Ryan has a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University and an MBA with an emphasis on Global Business from Walden University. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys traveling with his wife and attending various extracurricular activities his 10-year-old triplets are involved in.

James Evans


James Evans is the COO of SAMSON Controls and is responsible for the production and supply chain in the North American region. He also oversees development. Before being named COO in 2014, James was a SAMSON employee for 17 years and served as the Quality Assurance Manager at SAMSON USA in Baytown, TX.