Henry F. McCabe, Chairman and CEO

Henry attended Oklahoma A&M (now OSU) prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Force in October of 1942. After an Honorable Discharge in January, 1946, Henry was engaged in management and sales of oilwell production equipment for more than thirteen years.

In 1959, Henry made a career change and became V.P. and General Manager of Texas Mining Corporation, Dallas, Texas, which operated an oilwell frac sand plant and silica flour plant in Brady, Texas. Henry also served as V.P. and General Manager of Pulverized Sand Company, Riverside, CA, an affiliate of Texas Mining.

In 1967, Henry became President and General Manager of Delta Mining Corporation, Mill Creek, Oklahoma, a producer of chemical grade limestone. Since 1976, Henry has served as President of McCabe-Woody and Company. In 1995, following the corporate restructuring, Henry assumed the role of Chairman and CEO and continues to focus his energies on corporate development.

Verne L. McCabe, President

Verne, a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Master's degree from Central Missouri State University, joined McCabe-Woody as Sales Coordinator in 1976 following a 5 year career as a college professor in the field of communication and theatre arts. At McCabe-Woody, he held various positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming an officer of the company as Vice President of Sales in 1983.

In 1986, Verne assumed the position of V.P. of Marketing with KMG Minerals, Inc., Kings Mountain, NC, a producer of mica, feldspar, silica sand and kaolin. His latest position was with the U.S. Silica Company, Berkeley Springs, WV, a subsidiary of US. Borax, as Eastern U.S. Sales Manager. Verne returned to the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in July, 1991, and was subsequently appointed to President in 1995.

H. Chris McCabe, VP of Operations

Chris holds a Bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master's degree from Gateway Seminary. Prior to joining the company, he used his organizational and relational skills in the areas of church planting, non-profit social work programs and public education. He joined the company in 2012 as Plant Manager of the Royal Black Granules plant.

In 2015, Chris was elevated to Operations Manager for the company. His duties included direct oversight of the company's three granule plants: Weir, KS, Davis, OK, and Hallam, NE. In addition, he was responsible for the safety and environmental programs of the company. This change in duties required his relocation from Pittsburg, Kansas to the Tulsa office. In June of 2017, Chris was elevated from Operations Manager to officer of the Company with the title of VP of Operations.

Gary Rockel, Consultant

Gary graduated in 1971 from Nebraska Technical College with an Associates of Applied Arts, majoring in Building Construction Technology.  After 12 years in the construction industry, Gary joined Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) a worldwide leader in the processing of agricultural commodities.  During his 14 years prior to joining McCabe Minerals, Gary held various supervisory and management positions in the milling and manufacturing segments of the flour processing industry. His last position was as Manager of Maintenance for Heartland Wheat Growers, a division of Farmland Industries, in Russell, Kansas where he was instrumental in the start up of this greenfield milling and gluten-starch facility. 

Gary joined the Company in 1997 as Manager of the Nebraska Granules Plant in Hallam, NE. In 2005, Gary was elevated to Operations and Engineering Manager and in 2006 he was made an officer of the Company, being appointed to Vice President of Operations and Engineering.

Gary retired from the company in September of 2016 after more than 19 years of dedicated service.  He will we be retained as a consultant to the Company for three years as Engineering Design Specialist.