Mark Burke


Mark began his service career in the Oil and Gas Industry in 1983 as a Roughneck with Penrod Drilling Co.  Over the next 30 years, his career would propel him to Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Superior Energy Liftboats, Montco Offshore and Mitchell Liftboats.  Combining his ability to build relationships with entrepreneurial vision, Mark founded Gulf Offshore Rentals.  It is his mission to provide individualized, ‘First Class’ customer service to all.


Steven Burke

Executive vice president

As a young man, Steven recognized his affinity for business management and desire to lead. To refine his leadership skills, he chose to serve in the US Army for 6 years. He then pursued higher education to cultivate his business acumen. He received his Bachelors in Finance from UNO in 2005 and subsequent International MBA from EADA in 2014. Steven has used his military and scholastic experience to serve the Oil and Gas Industry since 2008. As Executive Vice President of GOR, his primary focus is to conduct transparent and efficient business while providing innovative solutions for the benefit of GOR’s valued customers.


John Mitchell

Operations Manager

Beginning his career in 2003, John brings 10+ years of Operations, Dispatch and Management experience to the GOR team. With a history of long tenure with industry leaders such as Gulf Stream Services and Thomas Tools, John possesses highly specialized knowledge of rental equipment and is an expert troubleshooter.  These qualities combined with his “customer first” mentality benefit our loyal customers tremendously.