Garrett Laughlin
Manager, Surface Wellhead Service Line, Surface Americas

Cross Continent MBA

Class of 2013

Council Affiliation:

Fuqua Alumni Council






Houston, Texas


Garrett serves as the Standards Manager for the Surface Wellhead business line within FMC Technologies, a global oil and gas service and equipment company. Within this role, Garrett leads a team responsible for developing, implementing, and driving standardized business processes across U.S., Canadian, and Latin American field and base operations.

Before moving into his new role in June 2015, Garrett served as the Sales & Marketing Business Analyst, where he focused on product strategy and oil and gas market analysis. He also served as the program manager on a major effort to restructure the operating model and physical footprint across the U.S. Surface Wellhead organization. Garrett originally joined FMC Technologies in 2008 as an engineer within the Global Surface Product Line, where he supported multiple valve and actuator design projects as well as the early development of enabling technologies, which focused on smart-well instrumentation and monitoring.

Garrett is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He earned his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where he was a Fuqua Scholar. He resides in Houston, Texas, and he enjoys spending time at his ranch in the Texas Hill Country, as well as traveling across the U.S. and abroad.