Mr. Michael “Mick” Fegan joined Inland Pipe Rehabilitation as Chief Executive Officer in February 2022. Prior to joining IPR, Mick was the Chief Operating Officer for Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based biosolids management firm, which helps more than 800 municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities in North America recycle organic by-products. While at Synagro, Mick had complete financial responsibility for its $450M business, specifically Health and Safety, Operations, Supply Chain, Fleet and Logistics, Process Engineering, Capital Expenditures, Services Sales, Sales, and Operational Planning, and Human Resources. In December 2020, Mick was part of the deal team that took Synagro through the successful sale to Goldman Sachs.
Prior to Synagro, Mick was the Vice-President of Global Operations for GSE Environmental, where he was responsible for seven facilities on three continents. Prior to GSE, as Vice President of European Operations for WireCo World Group, he was responsible for leading more than 1,100 engineering, finance, logistics, procurement, production, and quality colleagues. Additionally, Mick has held various operations and management positions, both nationally and globally, across the energy, environmental, and manufacturing industries throughout his 20+ year career.
Mick holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Queen’s University of Belfast, and a master’s degree in Computing and Information Systems from the University of Ulster. Mick is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Master.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Muff joined IPR as Chief Financial Officer in 2021. His previous experience in manufacturing, distribution and services companies has been focused in industrial products, construction and energy businesses, including Allied Reliability, Brand Safway, Furmanite Corporation and Dresser, Inc.. Mr. Muff has served as a Chief Financial Officer, as well as Chief Administrative Officer, for both privately held and publicly traded companies over the past 10 years with overall responsibility for Finance and Accounting, Tax, Treasury, M&A, IT, HR and Benefits, Risk Management and Investor Relations. Prior to these roles, he spent 14 years in public accounting in both audit and tax positions, ultimately as Senior Audit Manager with Grant Thornton. Mr. Muff is a CPA and holds a BS in Accounting degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Chief Financial Officer
Thomas joined IPR as Chief Legal Officer in 2020. He previously served as General Counsel for NRCG, an environmental services firm. Prior to that, Thomas spent a combined 12 years in the corporate law departments of Chevron and Equinor. Thomas is a 1997 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. His corporate practice focuses on regulatory and environmental compliance, M&A, litigation, general corporate advice, and human resources counseling, including providing leadership for the Human Resources Department and serving as a thought partner for our HR Department on people strategy.
Chief Legal Officer
Rylan joins IPR with over 20 years of experience in business development and strategic marketing and sales experience, covering all key facets of marketing, including global strategy, branding, research, and communications. Over the course of Rylan’s career, he has had the privilege of working in both small and Fortune 500 companies, gaining critical knowledge and experience to bring to this team to successfully oversee the development and commercial strategies of the company.
Chief Commercial Officer
Jeff Johnson has recently joined the company as Chief Information Officer in June 2022. Prior to joining, Jeff was the Chief Information Officer/Director of IT for Axip Energy Services, a Houston based natural gas compression services to upstream and midstream customers in all major producing basins in the United States and offshore Gulf of Mexico. During his time at Axip, Jeff transformed IT services to cloud computing, while decreasing budget and increasing efficiency for marketability to sell. Prior to Axip, Jeff worked for GSE Environmental where he played a key role to streamline IT contributing to a successful sale of the company. Jeff has held various IT leadership roles with 20 years in the Oil and Gas industry and 10 years in manufacturing, along with years of experience in M&A activities from integration to separation.
Chief Information Officer