The Tradesmen Team: Leaders in Construction Staffing and Labor Management
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At Tradesmen International, our priority on productivity begins with our executive management team that, leading by example, continues to bring the company’s founding goals and Core Values to the forefront of management and operations at every level.
Marty WickChief Executive Officer
Mr. Wick, Tradesmen International’s Chief Executive Officer, oversees all company operations and new market expansion initiatives. He is active in supporting the strategic development and advancement of the company’s labor-oriented services, which continue to differentiate Tradesmen from all staffing and personnel operations servicing the construction, heavy industrial, and maritime industries. Prior to joining Tradesmen, Mr. Wick spent nine years with ServiceMaster Corporation, most recently as the COO for Terminix International. Prior to ServiceMaster, Mr. Wick served in leadership roles at Sprint Nextel Corporation and CenturyLink. Mr. Wick started his career in management consulting with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Mr. Wick holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Virginia and an MBA from Duke University.
Brian Van HornChief Financial Officer
Mr. Van Horn, Tradesmen International’s Chief Financial Officer, oversees all finance, accounting, treasury, shared service and property processes. Prior to joining Tradesmen, he spent 2 ½ years with ScentAir Technologies in Charlotte NC where he held the CFO role with responsibilities across finance, accounting, treasury, IT and Operations. Mr. Van Horn has related experience at Aramark, General Electric, and other organizations, where he held roles in financial planning and analysis, treasury, controller and audit roles, and has a long-standing history of working with private equity firms. He has a proven record of success as a trusted strategic partner with sales and operations teams in building consensus and driving innovation, revenue, profitability and enterprise value. Mr. Van Horn holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.
Jesse KlebbaChief Information Officer
Jesse Klebba joined Tradesmen International in January, 2018. He is responsible for leading the Technology Team including IT development and analytics, network administration, web development and technical support. Jesse has 20 years of experience in software development and systems integration, lead generation and business development and strategic business planning and execution. Prior to joining Tradesmen, he served as CEO of a global provider of facilities management software whose flagship product supports over 30,000 locations in 27 countries. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Letters and Sciences in Management Information Systems and Accounting from The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, plus many certifications and affiliations including but not limited to: BIFM, PRSM, IFMA and Sun Certified Java Programmer.
Patrick FlynnChief Legal Officer
Patrick Flynn joined Tradesmen International in May 2015. Patrick has extensive private practice and in-house counsel experience as general counsel and lead corporate counsel for privately-held and publicly-traded companies within a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, staffing, metals, financial services, information technology, real estate and retail. He has extensive experience building legal teams and counseling boards of directors and executive management teams on a wide-variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, commercial contracts, real estate, finance, employment and labor relations, compliance, loss mitigation and litigation management. Patrick graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics and Industrial Management and obtained his law degree and MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Daniel ChristianSenior Vice President of Marketing
Daniel Christian joined Tradesmen International on January 4, 2022, as the Senior Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining Tradesmen, he was at Overhead Door Corporation where he held the role of Vice President, Marketing and Product Management. In this role, Daniel oversaw marketing and product management, was responsible for full lifecycle product development, product optimization strategies, developed marketing strategies for the organization’s new business verticals and led the implementation of Salesforce.com to power Overhead Door’s sales and marketing efforts. Daniel has significant experience in both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing, and led customer loyalty and retention programs and pricing applications. He holds an MBA in Marketing from The University of Dallas, a Master of Information Systems from the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia, and a Bachelor of Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Saurashtra University in Bhavnagar, India. He has received additional executive education at The Northwestern Kellogg School of Management and The University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and holds several related certificates. Daniel resides in McKinney, TX and will split his time working from the Corporate office and Texas.
Sue BaileyChief Human Resource Officer
Sue Bailey joined Tradesmen International in February 2019 as Vice President, Total Rewards and was later appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer. Sue is responsible for developing and executing the organizations people strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic priorities; specifically, in the areas of talent acquisition, succession planning, change management, organizational and performance management, human resource operations, training and development and total rewards. Prior to joining Tradesmen, Sue spent nine years as a human resource and total rewards consultant, and also served in leadership roles at American Greetings Corporation, KeyCorp and The Sherwin-Williams Company. Sue holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia and an MBA from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
Scott SpeanburghSenior Vice President of Sales
Scott Speanburgh, Senior Vice President, Sales is responsible for leading Tradesmen International’s sales organization, including the development of sales growth and profitability strategies that ensure the achievement of business goals and objectives. Mr. Speanburgh started in 1997 as a General Manager in the Richmond VA market, before moving to various roles located in Florida including Vice President Field Training, Area Manager and Regional Vice President. Scott was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales in 2021.
Matt McCloneSenior Vice President of Workforce Development
Mr. McClone is responsible for overseeing Tradesmen’s staffing initiatives which include effective recruitment strategies, streamlined applicant tracking and efficient hiring/onboarding processes. In addition, McClone oversees the company’s national network of 100 Recruiters, Project Coordinators and corporate Project Support Group (PSG). Ultimately, Mr. McClone is responsible for ensuring client satisfaction contingent on consistently fulfilling client orders from both skill accuracy and order fill-rate perspectives. Mr. McClone, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, got his start with Tradesmen in 2004 as a field representative in the Madison, WI office. Mr. McClone quickly rose through the ranks managing several offices including and most recently the company’s Marine Division. In June 2013 McClone was promoted to Vice President of Workforce Development and now calls the Tradesmen Corporate office in Macedonia, OH his home.
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