Key Personnel

Chris Howard P.E.

Role in Company: President
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Previous Employers: Southern Heat Exchanger Corporation

Responsible for leading all H&D operations. Provides the strategic vision, planning and operational leadership that ensures company growth, market share and revenue.

Lavaughn Hood

Role in Company: Planner / Scheduler
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Manages all field personnel including scheduling and human resource concerns. Works in coordination with the Project Managers to determine staffing needs and ensure manpower resources are available for contract needs.

Mike McLamb

Role in Company: Vice President of Fabrication
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Previous Employers: Cargill

Provides oversight for fabrication operations.  Manages AISC quality program and audits to ensure compliance.
Performs professional project management and job estimation functions related to the company’s construction projects. Knowledgeable in the completion of civil, mechanical, process maintenance, piping, steel erection and fabrication. Extensive knowledge in process engineering, process equipment and unit operations.

Mike Staudt

Role in Company: Vice President of Engineering and Construction
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Previous Employers: BMSI

Performs professional project management and job estimation functions related to the company’s construction and plant shutdown functions. Knowledgeable in the completion of civil, mechanical, piping, steel erection and product fabrication. Extensive knowledge in the completion/coordination of plant shut down activities and mechanical process repairs and installations.

Kerry Hubbard

Role in Company: Project Manager
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Performs professional project management and job estimation functions related to the company’s construction and plant shut down activities. Knowledgeable in civil, mechanical, steel erection, piping and product fabrication. Extensive experience in food producing facilities and plants that perform related functions.

Bryan Johnson

Role in Company: Plant Services Site Manager
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Manages all aspects of on-site operations for a multi-year HD Plant Services customer; the number of personnel at this site varies from 30 to 50 on a daily basis. Provides quality oversight and assurance in diverse tradecraft areas to ensure tasks are completed on time, on budget, and safely.

Doug Drake

Role in Company: Equipment / Fleet Manager
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Manages all vehicles, equipment, and small tools, working in coordination with the company warehouse and field services to expedite project needs, maintaining the integrity of the inventory, and determining future needs.

Joe Forton

Role in Company: Sales Manager
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Previous Employers: EER Systems, Ascend Performance Materials & Copeland Corporation

Maintains oversight of the company sales program including development of new customers, as well as maintaining contact with current and previous customers.

Daniel Sparkman

Role in Company: Project Manager
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Previous Employers: BMSI, SIMCO, Carpenter Steel

Performs professional project management and job estimation functions related to the company’s construction and plant shutdown functions. Knowledgeable in the completion of civil, mechanical, piping, steel erection and product fabrication. Extensive knowledge in the completion/coordination of plant shut down activities and mechanical process repairs and installations.

Buddy Redding

Role in Company: Project Manager
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Performs professional project management and job estimation functions related to the company’s construction and plant shutdown functions. Knowledgeable in the completion of civil, mechanical, piping, steel erection and product fabrication. Extensive knowledge in the completion/coordination of plant shut down activities and mechanical process repairs and installations.

Ron Goodwin

Role in Company: Quality Control Manager for AISC
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Serves as the quality control manager for AISC quality program and project manager with 17 years of experience in metal fabrication for job-shop projects in industrial manufacturing and government contracting. Knowledgeable and highly diverse in maintaining, servicing, and streamlining production facilities with minimal downtime.

Brian Beidleman

Role in Company: Controller
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Previous Employers: Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

Directs and manages the accounting and administrative functions for the company. Responsible for the production and integrity of company financial statements, as well as treasury and banking functions. Provides strategic guidance and plans for growth, cost reduction, and business processes. Manages and completes functions of customer billing and integrated administrative functions with customer systems and programs.