James (Jimmy) Smith, SPE, was appointed to the board of directors at Wavefront Technology Solutions. Smith has more than 35 years of domestic and international experience with major and independent oil and gas producers. Previously, he was the chief operating officer and board member of Great Plains Operating (GPO). Before GPO, Smith was an equity partner and vice president operations at Grayhawk Energy, vice president operations at Cortez Oil and Gas, and held operational and engineering positions with ARCO and Burlington Resources/Meridian Oil. Smith holds a BS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Wyoming.