Team Members




Virgil Martinez, President of BRL NDT SERVICES

Virgil Martinez is a 2001 graduate of Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, OK. After completing the non-destructive testing diploma program, he began his career working at Wood Group H.I.T. in Carrollton TX. In 2002, Virgil Martinez moved to San Antonio, TX, and continued his NDT career with a local NDT company. While working his way up the ladder, Virgil Martinez attained his Level II certification in MT, PT, UT, VT, RT, ET and in September of 2012 he earned his CWI certification. Virgil gained experience performing NDT inspections for a wide variety of industries like; Aviation, Theme Park, Oil & Gas, and Power Generation just to name a few.

Bryan R. Lancon, COO of BRL NDT SERVICES

As a business owner, Mr. Lancon has been involved in many facets of management and business operations.    He has been involved in the field of NDT and quality for over 30 years.  His background includes over 25 years as a practicing NDT technician with experience in aviation, manufacturing, petrochemical, and fabrication.  Mr. Lancon holds the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) certification as a Professional Level III and is certified as an ASNT Level III in radiography, ultrasonics, eddy-current, magnetic particle, penetrant and visual testing.  In addition to the ASNT certification, Mr. Lancon holds certification as an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification.  Mr. Lancon is an FAA-licensed commercial pilot with over 2,000 hours in various general aviation aircraft and also holds a FAA A&P (airframe and power-plant mechanic) certificate. Bryan has a BS in Applied Science and Technology and is a graduate of Louisiana Technical College in NDT Technology. He has been responsible for the overall organizational structure of various corporations including company policy, development, and business strategy.

Team Members


Matthew Whitis, CWI, NDT Level II Inspector

Matthew is a 2012 graduate of The Ocean Corporation. Upon graduation, he moved to San Antonio with his family. Matt attained his CWI in late 2013 and has achieved Level II certifications in VT, MT, PT, UT, PAUT and RT. He is a Crown Castle-approved CWI and has recently been certified as an authorized tower climber/rescuer through Comtrain.

Eric Duplantis, CWI, NDT Level II Inspector

Eric has been performing NDT in the industrial sector since 1996 and in aircraft sector since 2000. He attained his CWI in 2002 and has Level II certifications in MT, RT, PT, UT, and ET.

Jack Rogers, Business Administrator

Jack Rogers worked in Operations Management, before moving into business and administrative roles. His extensive experience, along with high standards for execution and client satisfaction, is an important component of our company’s commitment to excellence.