Meet Our Executive Management Team

The Leaders In Construction Labor Support Management

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 Wick, Chief 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. 

 

Marty Wick, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Van Horn, Chief 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.

 

Brian Van Horn

Brian Van Horn, Chief Financial Officer

Jesse Klebba, Chief 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.

 

Jesse Klebba, Chief Information Officer

Patrick Flynn, Chief 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.

 

Patrick Flynn, Chief Legal Officer

Sue Bailey, Chief 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.

 

Sue Bailey

Sue Bailey, Chief Human Resource Officer

Matt McClone, Senior 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.

 

Matt McClone, Senior Vice President of Workforce Development

Chad Arnold, Vice President of Strategic Accounts​

Mr. Arnold is responsible for leading Tradesmen’s sales-force productivity and effectiveness efforts, ensuring our teams are given every tool available – along with clear strategic guidance – to grow company sales. 

In his role, he supports a national team of Senior Account Executives who consult with large heavy industrial firms and national multi-site construction businesses, enabling each to operate workforces efficiently. He guides sales strategy in sectors ranging from shipbuilding and petro-chemical to power generation, distribution and commercial service.  He identifies and implements programs to improve sales-force effectiveness through partnership with both Field and Corporate leadership, as well as sales reps across every vertical.  Mr. Arnold also leads the next evolution of Tradesmen CRM, among many other enterprise-wide sales initiatives.

During his tenure with the company, he has served in multiple leadership roles including Sales Manager, District Manager, Area Manager, Vice President of our Marine Division, and most recently, Vice President of Sales Operations.

Mr. Arnold attended the State University of New York at Fredonia.

 

 

Chad Arnold, Vice President of Strategic Accounts

Scott Speanburgh, Senior 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.

 

Scott Speanburgh
Scott Speanburgh, Senior Vice President of Sales