Owners and Principals of Smith Analytical, LLC
The Owners and Principals of Smith Analytical possess over one hundred and thirty years of combined experience in the field of process analytical instrumentation. The Principals of Smith Analytical have handled over $125M in process analyzer projects. Our staff takes great pride in providing our Clients with an exceptional experience.
Steve Smith – Owner, Consultant and Sr. Instructor
Thirty-eight years working in the field of analytical instrumentation in a variety of positions. Of this time, twenty years handling day to day operations for three different analyzer organizations Steve has owned or held ownership interest in. Steve is the founder of Advanced Analytical Solutions, LLC (1993-1997) and most recently Smith Analytical, LLC (2012 – Current). Prior to the sale of Process Analytical Applications, Inc. (PAAI) to Cameron in 2008, Steve had ownership interest in PAAI. Steve had been directly involved in handling over $125M USD in analytical projects, in addition to twenty-five years of experience teaching analytical instrumentation courses at the college level and to Clients all over the world. Steve can be reached at
(281) 667-6463 or Steve@SmithAnalytical.com
Annie Crabtree-Smith – Owner and Sales Manager
Twenty years of technical and sales experience working in the oil, gas, chemical and refining sector supporting process analytical equipment sales. Annie is the former Owner of Alliance Business Services (1997-2003), Process Analytical Sales (2007-2008) and was one of the Owners of Process Analytical Applications, Inc (PAAI). After the sale of PAAI to Cameron, Annie served at the Sales Manager first for Cameron Process Analytics and then Horiba Instruments Incorporated. Annie can be reached at
Justin Smith – Technical Services Manager
Associates degree in Chemistry and Business Management. Ten years of experience working with process analyzers, sample systems and the ancillary equipment for these systems in both chemical plant and refinery settings. Proficient in numerous types of analytical equipment including; ABB Magnos and UrasAmetek 900,910,921 Sulfur Analyzer Ametek WDG IV, Applied Automation Gas Chromatographs Siemens Maxum I and II, Thermo ccientific SOLA I and II Rosemount Oxymitter 4000, Rosemount pH, ORP, DO, and Conductivity, GE, Panametrics hydrogen, oxygen, and moisture, Horiba, Enda 7000, Yokogawa Gas Chromatographs, Sick Maihak GM 31,32, 35, Flow Sic systems, Mettler Toledo, and Optical Scientific flow meters. Well versed in analytical software and Data acquisition software including Maxum EZchrom, Portal and system manager, APC, Aspen and PI trending software, Vivicom Data acquisition systems Works daily with EPA regulations regarding CEMS analyzers, downtime and uptime.
Les Howe – Analyzer Specialist / Project Manager
Les can be reached at Les@SmithAnalytical.com
Bryan Pfleger – Field Installation Services Manager
Twenty-two years of experience working in the hydrocarbon processing industry. Experienced in all aspects of analytical systems field installation.
Bryan can be reached at Bryan@SmithAnalytical.com
Char Galvan – Account Manager
Associates degree in Business Management. Over ten years of experience working directly with customers in a demanding environment. As one of our Account Managers, responsible for providing our Clients with an exceptional experience selecting the correct products or services Smith Analytical has to offer.
Char can be reached at (713) 858-5771 or Chardaet@SmithAnalytical.com
Sharon Denney – Account Manager
BS in Finance and Marketing (OSU), BS in Nursing (UT) and currently pursuing an MS in Nursing at the University of Texas. Formerly worked for Baker-Hughes. As one of our Account Managers, responsible for providing our Clients with an exceptional experience selecting the correct products or services Smith Analytical has to offer.
Sharon can be reached at (918) 261-0789 or Sharon@SmithAnalytical.com
Bob Scraper – Sr. Instructor / Analyzer Specialist
Over thirty years of experience working in the petro-chemical industry for many of the major companies in the US and abroad. Experience includes online Gas Chromatographs, continuous type analyzers and process sample systems. Especially skilled at training technicians in the use of sample systems, Siemens/AAI GCs, ABB GCs, Yokogawa GCs and Rosemount/Daniels analyzers.