• Dan Ringdahl

    CEO - 45 years industry experience

    Mr. Ringdahl is currently President and Co-Founder of Florida Drilling, a licensed water well and general contractor of water well drilling and water resource construction services located in West Palm Beach and founded in 2005. He also serves as Director of the Florida Ground Water Association, an organization that seeks to improve methods of well construction and advance the science of ground water hydrology.


    Prior to founding Florida Drilling, Mr. Ringdahl was the East Coast Operations Manager at Diversified Drilling Corporation and Vice President and Co-Owner of Well Water Systems, Inc. Before moving to Florida, he co-owned the family business, Ringdahl Well Drilling, and specialized in water well drilling in eastern North Dakota.


    Mr. Ringdahl attended North Dakota State University and received a B.S. in Agronomy in 1979.

  • Noah Ringdahl

    President - 17 years industry experience

    Noah Ringdahl is Vice President of Operations and Engineering at Florida Drilling and a 4th generation well drilling contractor. Prior to joining Florida Design Drilling in 2008, Mr. Ringdahl held a position as Associate Engineer at CH2M Hill with a focus on process mechanical engineering. Mr. Ringdahl holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

  • Jeffrey Holst

    SVP, General Construction - 15 years Industry experience

    Jeffrey Holst is Vice President of Projects at Florida Drilling. Mr. Holst is a licensed General Contractor with experience in construction project management including self-performed earthwork, storm and sewer, concrete, and utility work. Prior to joining Florida Drilling, Mr. Holst worked as Construction Manager at Matthews Consulting and as Project Manager at Florida Design Contractors with a focus on mechanical and instrumentation and controls engineering. Mr. Holst holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida.

  • Mike Black

    VP - 28 years Industry experience


  • Brandon Holst

    SR Project Manager - 8 years Industry experience

    Brandon Holst is a Sr. Project Manager of Drilling Operations at FDD.  Mr. Holst holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from FAU.  Mr. Holst has over 8 years of experience in the drilling construction industry. Brandon started his career at FDD as in Intern. 

  • Bruce Balmer

    VP Drilling Operations - 30 years Industry experience

    Bruce Balmer is the Vice President of Drilling Operations at Florida Drilling. Mr. Balmer has 30 years of experience in the water well drilling business. He is experienced in residential, agricultural, well acidations, municipalities and injection wells. Mr. Balmer was a licensed water well contractor, is a certified welder and has Class A CDL license.

  • Paula Williams


    Paula Williams is the Controller at Florida Drilling. Mrs. Williams is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida and a member of the AICPA with experience across various industries. Prior to joining Florida Drilling in 2018, Mrs. Williams was an Audit & Assurance Senior at a Big Four public accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she worked for over 4 years. Mrs. Williams holds a BS and a Master’s in Accounting from Florida International University.


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Florida Drilling: Heritage Continued


Florida Drilling is a licensed water well and general contractor and leading provider of water well drilling and water resource construction services located in West Palm Beach, Florida specializing in solutions for industrial, irrigation, and commercial clients.


With over 30 years of professional experience, our rigs and equipment are specifically engineered to meet the challenges of Florida’s water drilling projects. Our large bonding capacity allows us to manage multiple and complex projects while delivering unparalleled performance to ensure optimal water resources and sustainability.

For over 100 years the Ringdahl family of Florida Drilling has been trusted with some of America’s most challenging municipal, industrial, irrigation, and commercial water drilling projects.  As fourth generation inheritors of this legacy, Florida Drilling has embedded the values of hard work, excellence, and honesty into our culture to uphold the water drilling heritage of our family.