Brad Schmidgall assumes role of Executive Vice President of Sales
HawkeyePedershaab is excited to announce the addition of Matt Childs to its sales team. He will serve as Vice President of Sales in charge of the North American market. With over 20 years in the infrastructure industry, Matt’s expertise and leadership will be invaluable as HawkeyePedershaab continues to grow.
Matt earned his BBA from Baylor University and a bachelor’s and master’s in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington. Before joining the ACPA in 2000, Matt worked as project engineer and project manager with two engineering firms in Fort Worth dealing with infrastructure design, market development and recruiting.
Matt served the ACPA as Director of Engineering Services before becoming President in August, 2005. During his tenure, Matt has led the expansion and reach of the ACPA into all corners of the USA, and he is influential in concrete pipe industries in several countries. As president, Matt recruited one of the best technical teams in the industry to help producer members expand market share.
With Matt assuming the role of Vice President of Sales in North America, Brad Schmidgall has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of Sales in charge of developing HawkeyePedershaab's global sales strategies.
Matt lives in Flower Mound, Texas with his wife of 21 years and their two children, Sarah and Ben.