Leadership

Kevin Cargill, P.E.

President

Kevin joined Schnabel's Atlanta office in 1998 and moved to the Corporate office in 2013 to become Schnabel's third President.

Mr. Cargill received both his B.S.C.E (1995) and his M.S.C.E. (1996) from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in eight (8) states.

Harry (Hank) W. Schnabel, P.E.

V.P. Business Development

Harry joined Schnabel Foundation Company in 1988 and is currently the Vice President of Business Development. Harry also worked in Schnabel's San Francisco Office as a Construction Manager and Boston Office as a Branch and Regional Manager. Prior to joining Schnabel, He worked for GZA Geoenvironmental Consultants in Boston.

Harry received both his B.S. degree (1982) and a M.E. degree (1984) in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in seven (7) states and has authored and presented numerous papers on earth retention systems and specialty foundations.

Matt Niermann, P.E.

V.P. Research & Development

Matt joined Schnabel Foundation Company in 1998 as a research engineer and is currently the Vice President of Research & Development and Equipment.

Matt received both his B.S.C.E. (1997) and M.S.C.E. (1998) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in two (2) states.

The R & D group provides technical support to company engineers, develops design guidelines for company use, and supervises development of new construction methods and products. Matt spends considerable time on jobsites working with crews to ensure safety, quality and productivity, especially when new technology is being used.

David Harris

Chief Financial Officer

Dave started with Schnabel Foundation Company in 2015, prior to that he had over 18 years of financial management experience. He received both his Bachelors, Accounting (1994) and his Masters, Accounting (MPA) (1995) from West Virginia University. He is currently a certified professional accountant (CPA)

Chuck Conlon, P.E.

V.P. of Midwest Region

Chuck joined Schnabel in 1989 and oversees the sales, design and construction operations of Schnabel’s Midwest and Northeast Regional offices, as well as, Schnabel’s Special Products Team.

Chuck has over 25 years of experience in the geotechnical contracting business. He has extensive experience with the construction and design of excavation support, anchored earth retaining walls, underpinning, secant piles, jet grouting and micropiles.

Chuck received his B.S.C.E. (1983) from Merrimack College and a M.S.C.E. (1985) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chuck is a registered professional engineer (PE) in 12 states, and a registered structural engineer (SE) in Illinois and Hawaii.

Scott Ballenger, P.E.

V.P. of Southeast Region

Scott joined Schnabel in 2004 and is currently serving as Vice President and Regional Manager for Schnabel Foundation Company’s Southeastern office located in Atlanta, GA. Over the past 12 years, he has successfully supervised the design and construction of various soil nail and tieback wall systems used for temporary and permanent excavation support, landslide stabilization, micropiles, and structural building underpinning. He currently serves as the Treasurer for ASCE’s Georgia Geo-Institute Chapter of ASCE.

Scott received a Bachelor of Science in Physics (2004) from Illinois College and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (2004) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in six (6) states.

Jeff Dodson, P.E.

V.P. of Mid-Atlantic Region

Jeff joined Schnabel Foundation Company in 1992 and is currently the Vice President and Regional Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Jeff received a Bachelors of Civil Engineering (1990) from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently a registered professional engineer (PE) in nine (9) states.

Ernie Brandl, P.E.

V.P. of Southwest Region

Ernie joined Schnabel Foundation Company in 1979 and is Vice President and Regional Manager of Schnabel's Southwest Region. He received his B.S.C.E. from the University of Connecticut in 1974 as well as an M.B.A. from Auburn in 1979. Ernie holds professional engineer (PE) licenses in eighteen (18) states.

Claus Ludwig, P.E.

V.P. of Farwest Region

Claus joined Schnabel in 1989 and is currently the Vice President and Regional Manager of Schnabel's Far West Region. His responsibilities include supervising all aspects of estimating, design and construction management for earth retention projects and other specialty foundation work in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.

Claus received a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1979) from McGill University and a M.S.C.E. (1983) from Stanford University. He is currently a professional engineer (PE) in five (5) states.

Steve Dimino, P.E.

Florida and Caribbean Branch Manager

Steve joined Schnabel in 2003 and is currently serving as the Southeast's Branch Manager in Schnabel's Florida office.

He graduated in 1994 with a B.S.C.E. from Georgia Institute of Technology. Steve is a registered professional engineer in three (3)states.

Steve Hinterneder, P.E.

Northeast Branch Manager

Steve joined Schnabel Foundation Company in 1997 and is currently the Branch Manager of Schnabel’s Northeast Region. His responsibilities include supervising all aspects of estimating, design and construction management for earth retention projects and other specialty foundation work in in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Steve received a B.S. Degree (1993) in Geology, a B.S. degree (1996) in Civil Engineering and a M.S. degree (1997) in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Steve is a registered professional engineer (PE) in seven (7) states.

Todd Duncan, P.E.

Denver Branch Manager

Todd joined Schnabel in 1995 and is currently the Southwest Branch Manager in Schnabel's Denver office.

Todd graduated in 1995 with a B.S.C.E. from Utah State University. Todd is a registered professional Engineer in four (4) states.