Mr. Baumgardner joined Inland Pipe Rehabilitation as Chief Executive Officer in January 2021. Previously, Mr. Baumgardner was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Peak Utility Services Group, Inc. (Peak), a utility construction company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and owned by CIVC Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Prior to Peak, Mr. Baumgardner was President and Chief Executive Officer of US Ecology, Inc., a publicly traded environmental services firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Mr. Baumgardner also served as Chief Financial Officer of US Ecology and SECOR International, Inc.
Mr. Baumgardner is a Director of the Inland Pipe Rehabilitation Board of Directors. Mr. Baumgardner also currently serves on the Board of Directors of NorthStar Group Services, Lone Star Disposal, Integrated Global Services, and ENTACT, all portfolio companies of J.F. Lehman & Company. He is also a member of the J.F. Lehman & Company Operating Executive Board.
Previously, Mr. Baumgardner was the Chairman of the Board of NRC Group (NYSE: NRCG) and served on the Board of Directors of Quantum Spatial and US Ecology, Inc. He was also previously the Chairman of the Board of Living Earth, Inc. an organics recycler owned by Bain Capital Double Impact.
Mr. Baumgardner holds a BS and MBA from Oregon State University (OSU), where he is a member of the OSU Athletic Hall of Fame. Mr. Baumgardner is a 3-time PAC-10 Wrestling Champion, 2-time All American, NCAA Finalist, and a recipient of the NCAA Post-graduate scholarship. He is also a graduate of the United States Marine Corps Officer Candidate School.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Maginn brings over 20 years of global experience in engineering and construction management to IPR. Upon graduation from West Point, his career began in the United States Army Corps of Engineers where he lead numerous multi-faceted engineering and construction teams. In 2004, Mr. Maginn transitioned to a civilian career where he helped build a commercial concrete construction company serving both commercial and residential customers across the Southeast.
In 2010, Mr. Maginn started at IPR as an Operations Manager and quickly grew IPR Southeast operations into one of the largest divisions in IPR. In 2016 Mr. Maginn was promoted to IPR Southeast General Manager. In 2019, Mr. Maginn became Chief Operating Officer and currently oversees all operations, including manufacturing, specialized technologies, and corporate safety. Mr. Maginn holds a BS in Environmental Engineering from USMA, a master’s degree in Construction Management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and held a PE license in the state of Missouri. An Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, his military decorations and qualifications include the Sapper Tab, Airborne Qualification, Bronze Star Medal, and Iraq Campaign Medal.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Michaud joined Inland Pipe Rehabilitation as Chief Financial Officer in March 2020.
Previously, Mr. Michaud was the Vice President of Finance of Global Environmental Services and Standby for NRC Group, an environmental services firm where he led financial operations, financial planning, and analytics, as well as corporate development. While at NRC Group, Mr. Michaud led the execution and integration of 13 add-on acquisitions establishing NRCG as a platform for growth. In October 2018, Mr. Michaud helped lead the efforts in NRCG’s merger with a SPAC, resulting in the company being a public entity. Mr. Michaud assumed the additional responsibilities of Investor Relations, supporting research analyst coverage, investor inquiry, and SEC reporting efforts. In 2019, he helped lead NRCG’s merger with US Ecology (NASDAQ: ECOL) and was the lead integration officer for NRCG after the merger was completed.
Before NRCG, Mr. Michaud was an Associate for J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm. He has also held various Investment Banking roles at J.P. Morgan Chase.
Mr. Michaud holds a BS from the Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU).
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Gottsegen joined IPR as Chief Legal Officer in 2020. He previously served as General Counsel of NRCG, an environmental services firm. Prior to that, he spent a combined 12 years in the corporate law departments of Chevron and Equinor, where he held positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Gottsegen is a 1997 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, a former law clerk to Judge John Minor Wisdom of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and a former partner of Adams & Reese, an AmLaw 200 firm. His corporate practice focuses on regulatory and environmental compliance, M&A, litigation, general corporate advice, and human resources counseling.
Chief Legal Officer
Since joining IPR in 2010, Mr. Borroni has focused on the company’s presence with key clients. He successfully converted standardized practical sales strategies into engineering-driven project solutions. He replicated this model reaching through untapped regions of the United States. Today, Mr. Borroni oversees the estimating, marketing and business development efforts for the entire organization. His leadership skills have ensured successful liaisons with municipalities and engineering firms while developing strategic partnerships with other contracting entities.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mr. Madhani has been with IPR for almost 14 years and has held a variety of operational roles leading up to General Manager in 2015 where he carried full P&L responsibilities for his business unit. Over his tenure, he has developed a wealth of trenchless skills, maintained operational excellence and improved financial performance which led to his recognition as General Manager of the Year in 2019. As Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technical Development, Mr. Madhani brings his Professional Engineering license and business knowledge to IPR on a national scale supporting technical initiatives and the executive office as IPR assesses potential acquisitions. Mr. Madhani is part of the Senior Management Team and reports to the office of the COO.
Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technical Development
Christian Abels began his career with IPR in 2011. He engaged across a variety of disciplines early on optimizing systems and processes. His focus and leadership across departments led to his promotion to General Manager in 2017. In that role, Mr. Abels continued to improve operational performance and financial results. As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Abels oversees manufacturing and specialized technologies utilizing the impressive industry knowledge developed over his career. Mr. Abels is part of the Senior Management Team and reports to the office of the COO.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Toomey started his career with IPR in 2014. As a result of his impressive job performance and leadership, he was quickly promoted to General Manager in 2015. The following year, Mr. Toomey was recognized for the continued impacts he made on the business and was awarded the Employee of the Year Award. As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Toomey will utilize his in-depth understanding of our operations to oversee all business unit operational needs. Mr. Toomey is part of the Senior Management Team and reports to the office of the COO.
Vice President of Operations
Since joining Inland Pipe Rehabilitation in 1998, Doug Elliott has helped the company grow its top and bottom line by overseeing key operations. His expertise in crew management and equipment has resulted in expense control and increased production. Today, as National Director of Operations, Mr. Elliott facilitates equipment needs across the country while streamlining operations.
National Director of Operations
Mr. Mayer started Murphy Pipelines Contractors in August 2000 in Florida USA; Mr. Mayer was responsible for the approval of pre-chlorinated pipe-bursting in Florida by the AWWA & DEP in November 2000, he developed the compression fit technology for large diameter rehabilitation, both these methods use high-density polyethylene.
Mr. Mayer was awarded the Chairman’s award from the Florida AWWA and trenchless technology professional of the year award in 2010, Murphy pipelines have won the project of the year twice and runners up three times for their work in the trenchless technology field.
Mr. Mayer is proud of the achievements that murphy pipelines have made, and Murphy is recognized as a market leader in trenchless technology using HDPE.
Mr. Mayer served a three-year apprenticeship with British Gas in 1981and graduated as an engineering distribution craftsman, British gas was responsible for the development of many of the modern-day trenchless technology and held the patterns for pipe-bursting and pipe deformation methodology. Mr. Mayer from a young age was involved with HDPE & MDPE in both the gas and water industries, he took his experience in these two fields and developed the process to suit the US marketplace.
President of Murphy Pipeline Contractors
Richard Janofsky started at IPR as an Associate Project Manager for IPR Southeast. With over a decade of military experience, Mr. Janofsky excelled in operational execution and succession planning. Over his first four years with IPR, he assisted in increasing the crew count to 8 CIPP crews while positively impacting revenue and margins for the business.
Mr. Janofsky graduated with a master’s degree in Public Administration from Florida State University. He is a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps with military decorations and qualifications that include a Combat Action Ribbon and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
General Manager of IPR Southeast
Wade Gibson joined IPR in 2012 as an Operations Analyst. Through successful systems implementation, he moved quickly through the financial and operational ranks and currently serves as General Manager for IPR South Central. He works with municipalities to ensure the successful execution of their sanitary sewer and water rehabilitation programs. His experience has led IPR South Central to secure entry into multiple new markets while continuing to drive operational excellence with existing clients.
Wade Gibson graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting Degree from Sam Houston State University.
General Manager of IPR South Central
Collis Parrish started with IPR in 2012 as a Business Development Manager. During his sales tenure, he led the way for organic growth in the south-central region and was instrumental in bringing new trenchless technologies to market. In 2020, Collis was promoted to General Manager, leading his team with a focus on the successful execution of projects for IPR, our Municipal Customers, and the public at large. He has served as a board member for the National Chapter and Gulf Coast Chapter of the Underground Construction Technology Association. Collis graduated from Texas A&M with a Marketing Degree from the Mays Business School in 2002.
General Manager of IPR South Central
Mr. Arzola joined Inland Pipe Rehabilitation as General Manager in June 2020. Mr. Arzola has over 21 years of Trenchless Technology experience which included Cured-In-Place Lining, Pipe Bursting, Slip-Lining, and Directional Boring. Mr. Arzola oversees the Northeast Operations. Previously Mr. Arzola has managed some of the largest trenchless pipeline projects in the country as well as high-profile concrete projects. He has consulted on Federal Contracts assisting and developing Find and Fix Methods for clients.
Mr. Arzola attended Purdue University and Clemson University with studies in Civil Engineering and Construction Management and is certified with the Army Corp of Engineers Quality Management for Contractors.
Mr. Arzola’s Baltimore County Patapsco Interceptor and Relief Restoration Project received the 2010 Project of the Year Award from the County Engineers Association of Maryland. This same project was published in Trenchless Technology Magazine.
General Manager of IPR Northeast
Mr. Heard joined Inland Pipe Rehabilitation in 2010. During his tenure, Mr. Heard has excelled in several capacities within the organization, from equipment operator/technician to his current role as Director of Operations. In 2009, Mr. Heard was promoted to Director of Project Management, implementing control processes that increased the overall performance of the business unit. Mr. Heard has a demonstrated history of working in the trenchless rehabilitation industry, well versed in rehabilitation methodologies, Customer Service, Client Relations, Strategic Planning, Subcontractor Management, and P&L management. Mr. Heard is a strong operationally driven individual, with extensive knowledge in CIPP methodologies with over 2 Million liner feet of pipe installed. Mr. Heard successfully undertook several of the organization's largest CIPP installations to date and continues to focus on operational excellence in his region and within the organization.
Director of Operations