Christopher E. Baecker and Brian Thetford

Christopher E. Baecker manages fixed assets for Pioneer Energy Services and is an adjunct lecturer of economics at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio. He can be reached at,Facebookor Twitter.


Brian Thetford is the general manager at Walkabout Transportation and Logistics in Austin. He’s also an ordained minister and U.S. Army veteran who holds an FFL.  His email is

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