David Graves, President, Controlled Efficiencies

David W. Graves’ 18+ years of entrepreneurial experience inspired him to establish Controlled Efficiencies in August of 2016.

In 1998, he founded The TESS Company, and as CEO led the company to become one of the most well respected medical gas businesses in the industry. All five TESS Company locations are licensed FDA drug manufacturing facilities and DOT certified, which serves 10 states in the Southeast.

Previously, David was VP of Operations for Laing International, Inc. and Director of Purchasing for Rotech Medical, Inc.

David served four years in the United States Navy as an Operations Specialist.

Lance Snyder, IT Director Engineer, Controlled Efficiencies

Lance Snyder brings more than 40 years of technology and engineering experience having served key IT roles leading companies across various industries.

Prior to joining Controlled Efficiencies in August of 2016, Lance led software design and development at The TESS Company. Previously, he held a 29-year tenure with R. R. Donnelley & Sons, serving multiple technology positions including Electronic Technician and Software Engineer. Lance also gained invaluable experience as an Electronic Technician with General Electric.

Lance earned a B.A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute in Nashville, Tennessee, and an associate’s in Engineering in Electronic Engineering Technology from Nashville State Technical Institute.