Strong Leadership

  • Randy Reed

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Prior to founding ABC Polymer Industries in 1994, Mr. Reed served as a Senior Vice President at National Bank of Commerce in Birmingham, AL (RBC). Randy earned his B.S. in Finance from Auburn University and M.A. in Public and Private Management from Birmingham Southern College. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Oakworth Capital Bank, Maingate MLP Fund, the Robert E. Reed Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Foundation and a past Board Member for RealtySouth. He is also a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) International and the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF).

  • Trip Summersell

    Chief Financial Officer

    Prior to joining ABC Polymer in 2008, Trip was CFO of Imaging Business Machines (IBML), a leading document imaging equipment manufacturer and solutions company. At IBML, he initially served as Controller in 1998 and was promoted to CFO in 2001. Prior to his tenure at IBML, he managed accounting as Vice President of Educators Resource, served as Vice President of Finance with Southern Tree Expert Company and led operations for RxManagement. His 22 years of accounting and finance experience also includes budgeting and financial forecasting for PEMCO Aeroplex and financial auditing with the public accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand. Trip holds an M.B.A. from Emory University, a B.S. from Auburn University and a CPA designation. Trip lives in Birmingham with his wife, Margaret, and his son, Cole.

  • Dean Leader

    VP of Operations

    Dean serves as Vice President of Operations for ABC Polymer Industries. He has been in the plastics business for 29 years, having served as Vice President of Allied Flexible Products, Inc. for 20 years before joining ABC Polymer. Dean’s primary expertise lies in process engineering. He is involved in overseeing the quality of product in the polyethylene and polypropylene extrusion departments as well as the weaving department. He received his B.S. from the University of Alabama.

  • Brian Bacon

    VP of Bulk Bag Sales & Quality Control

    Brian serves as the Vice President of Sales & Quality Control for our Bulk Bags (FIBC) Division. He has been with ABC Polymer Industries since 1997 and is responsible for strategic shipping solutions development, custom product design and quality control for our FIBC division. Brian graduated from Pace University with a B.S. in Physical Education.

  • Jaime Antelo

    Sales & Marketing

    Jaime serves as sales and marketing representative for our Bulk Bags (FIBC) Division. He joined ABC Polymer in 2010 and is responsible for developing new customer relationships through personal selling and internet marketing. Working in the Bulk Bags business since 2007, Jaime knows how to deliver effective and efficient shipping solutions, which are customized for individual client requirements. Jaime attended Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

  • Allen Aubin

    Sales & Marketing

    Allen serves as sales and marketing representative for our Bulk Bags (FIBC) Division. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Allen gained his experience in sales and supply chain management as a transportation sales and account management representative for one of the nation’s top 3rd party logistics company. He received his B.S. in Business Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While at UAB, Allen balanced a rigorous academic and athletic schedule as full-time scholarship athlete and a member of the UAB Blazers baseball team. Allen lives in Birmingham with his wife and son.

  • Carmela Testa

    Sales & Marketing

    Carmela “Mel” serves as sales and marketing representative for our Bulk Bags (FIBC) Division. She has been in the packaging industry since 2002 where she has developed packaging solutions for food, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, agricultural and mineral companies. Mel brings experience in the FIBC, BOPP and Multi-Wall paper bag areas of packaging. Prior to her involvement in the packaging industry, Mel served as Regional Director and Director of Stores for The Limited, Liz Claiborne, Sunglass Hut International and Benetton’s USA retail divisions. She directed over 1,000 retail locations throughout the USA and was charged with recruiting, visual presentations, sourcing real estate locations, and developing global training program. Mel grew up in the New York City area and now resides in Atlanta, GA.

  • Patrick Williams

    Sales & Marketing

    Patrick serves as a sales and marketing representative for our Bulk Bags (FIBC) Division. He joined ABC Polymer in 2008 and is responsible for customer expansion through personal selling and internet marketing. Patrick graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Marketing.

  • Denzil Schmitz

    Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    Denzil serves as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for FiberForce™. He is responsible for sales and marketing support for the company’s 3rd party distribution of synthetic and steel fiber product lines worldwide. Denzil serves as a member for the Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association (FRCA) and sits on the Board of the Alabama Concrete Industries Association and has completed the NRMCA Level 2 Technical Course. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Denzil served in sales for 19 years with a strong background in heavy equipment and construction. He also previously worked for a Fortune 500 managed health care company while receiving the designation Professional, Academy of Healthcare Management (PAHM). Denzil brings with him a solid background in manufacturing sales and service. He attended the University of Mississippi and Florida State University and holds a B.S. in Sociology. Denzil lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife and three children.

  • Tim Hartsell

    Vice President of Sales

    Tim serves as Vice President of Sales for the company’s FiberForce™ sales force supervising the company’s Technical Sales Managers and working with National accounts to ensure that the company and his team deliver on our value-added guarantee. Tim has deep roots within the ready mixed industry and enjoys helping his customers value-engineer the concrete projects that are candidates for fiber reinforced concrete (FRC). He has a passion for using his experience and expertise to show how FRC can be utilized effectively in a wide variety of applications. He launched his business career in 1994 with a major ready mix producer and learned all facets of the ready mix business, initially working in the operations side of the business serving as Plant Operator and Operations Manager before moving into sales as Sales Manager. In 2008, Tim accepted a position with Fibermesh (now Propex Concrete Systems) where he served as a Territory Sales Manager before later serving as Propex’s Western Regional Manager and Technical Sales Manager. Tim currently serves on the Oregon American Concrete Institute (OACI) Board of Directors and is also an OACI Excellence in Concrete Board Member. He is also involved in the industry in his home state, where he is a member of the Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association (OCAPA) Board of Technology and serves as Vice Chair of the Promotion Committee.

  • Gavin Bailey

    Managing Director

    Gavin serves as Managing Director for FiberForce™. From his office in Mansfield, UK, Gavin leads the growth of international markets for the UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia (EMEAA). He has over 30 years of international senior experience and a sustained record of success in technical sales solutions for leading products and services in B2B construction machinery, building supplies, quarrying/tunneling, mining, and flooring. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Gavin served as a global market leader in the manufacturing and sales of steel and polypropylene construction fibers for over two decades. Under his management, the team promoted millions of pounds of demand for the fiber reinforced concrete commercial arm through direct and distribution channels. In addition to sales and marketing, Gavin is an expert in developing and executing international market entry strategies and scalable global distribution models.

  • Sean Owen

    Regional Sales Manager

    Sean serves as Northwest Regional Sales Manager for FiberForce™. He is responsible for sales and technical support for concrete fibers and their applications in the concrete ready mix industry. He focuses on helping the ready mix producers increase their value-added revenue by spending much of his time working with specification writers to specify fiber reinforced concrete (FRC). Sean also trains dispatchers and sales personnel in the ready mix industry by educating and equipping them to effectively promote FRC. Sean has 20 years of experience in the construction industry with 10 years of those years specializing in ready mix concrete — specifically, the use of FRC in commercial, industrial and residential applications. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Sean worked for Fibermesh (now Propex Concrete Systems) as a Territory Manager in the Pacific Northwest region. Sean has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of the Pacific.

  • Angela Slone

    Regional Sales Manager

    Angela serves as Southwest Regional Sales Manager for FiberForce™. She is responsible for sales and technical support for concrete fibers and their applications in the concrete ready mix industry. She focuses on helping the ready mix producers increase their value added revenue by spending much of her time working with specification writers to specify fiber reinforced concrete (FRC). Angela also trains dispatchers and sales personnel in the ready mix industry by educating and equipping them to effectively promote FRC. Angela has served in sales and marketing roles for 11 years in the construction industry with a strong background in construction. Her experience in the ready mix industry provides her with a unique perspective and is instrumental in her ability to serve the industry as she works with the value-added champions within her customer base. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Angela worked for Fibermesh (now Propex Concrete Systems) as a Territory Manager for the southwestern region. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

  • Eric Campbell

    Technical Sales Manager

    Eric serves as FiberForce™ Technical Sales Manager for North Carolina and South Carolina. He has over 20 years of experience with concrete technology, including concrete mix design, supplementary cementing materials, steel and synthetic fibers, chemical admixtures, and concrete slab on grade design with extended joint spacing. Eric has extensive knowledge in evaluating designing and optimizing concrete mixtures to meet applicable specifications; analyzing and evaluating test results; comparing and selecting design alternatives, conducting concrete training classes; and investigating concrete field problems. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Eric served as Technical Sales Engineer for BASF, Euclid Chemical, Propex, and Boral Material Technology. Eric holds a B.S. in Biological Engineering from University of Georgia and a M.B.A. from Kennesaw State University.

  • Johnny Compoginis

    Technical Sales Manager

    Johnny serves as FiberForce™ Technical Sales Manager for the Western Region, covering northern California and western Nevada. He has over 25 years of experience in the fiber reinforced concrete industry. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, he served as Sales Manager for Fibermesh Fibers, Industrial Sales Consultants, Gierlich-Mitchell, and Simpson Strong-Tie. His expertise in design and construction of steel fiber-reinforced floors and structures has earned him accolades from engineers, agencies, and contractors where he has completed notable projects with CalTrans, Office of the State and Department of Water Resources. Johnny previously held the role of President for the Northern California & Western Nevada ACI Chapter. He holds a B.S. in English Language & Literature from California State University, Sacramento.

  • Rich Gardner

    Technical Sales Manager

    Rich serves as FiberForce™ Technical Sales Manager for the Midwest Region, covering Illinois and Indiana. He is responsible for technical sales and support for fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) solutions working with ready mix producers, engineers, architects, homebuilders and commercial/industrial contractors. He conducts training seminars and works directly with the specifier community demonstrating the various applications where FRC is appropriate and how FRC solutions enhance durability and performance of the concrete ready mix while also adding monetary value. Rich is an active member of the Chesterton – Porter Rotary Club, American Concrete Institute (ACI), including the Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky chapters. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Ready Mixed Concrete Association (3 years), Indiana Chapter ACI and the Associated General Contractors of Indiana (6 years). Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Rich worked for over 20 years in the general construction and ready mix concrete industries, including five years as a Territory Manager for Propex Concrete Solutions.

  • Jason Stubna

    Technical Sales Manager

    Jason serves as FiberForce™ Technical Sales Manager for the state of Florida. He is responsible for sales and technical support for fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) solutions working with ready mix producers, engineers, architects, homebuilders and commercial contractors. He conducts training seminars and works directly with the specifier community demonstrating the various applications where FRC is appropriate and how FRC solutions enhance durability and performance of the concrete while adding monetary value. Thoroughly educated in the concrete business and industry, Jason graduated from Middle Tennessee State University’s Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program with a minor in Business Management. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, Jason worked for Martin Marietta, Lafarge, and Cemex. He is an active CRMCA member, ACI Level 1 Field Technician Certified, LEED Green Associate and a member of the American Concrete Institute, Association of Building Contractors, and Associated General Contractors of Colorado and Florida.

  • Aleck Yancey

    Technical Sales Manager

    Aleck serves as FiberForce™ Technical Sales Manager for the Southeast Region, covering Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. He is responsible for technical sales and support for fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) solutions working with ready mix producers, engineers, architects, homebuilders and commercial/industrial contractors. He conducts training seminars and works directly with the specifier community demonstrating the various applications where FRC is appropriate and how FRC solutions enhance durability and performance of the concrete ready mix while also adding monetary value. Aleck graduated from the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at Middle Tennessee State University. Aleck’s business career has included selling ready mix in northeast Tennessee and later working for Propex Concrete Solutions as a Technical Sales Manager. Aleck and his wife Kristen reside in Nashville where they attend Midtown Fellowship Church. Aleck is a member of the Nashville British Car Club and in his free time he enjoys restoring vintage vehicles, fly fishing and anything outdoors with his wife.

  • R.C. “Bobby” Zellers

    Chief Engineer

    Bobby serves as Chief Engineer for FiberForce ™. His responsibilities include engineering support for customers, along with the issuance of Letters of Certification for specific projects. He is highly involved in the fiber industry as he currently serves on the board and is a past President for the Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association (FRCA) and is also active with the ACI, ASTM International, ICC, National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), the Transportation Research Board (TRB), and SDI organizations. Bobby is a member of the NRMCA Materials Division Board of Directors and sits on committees and sub-committees for ASTM, ACI, and TRB. With over 30 years of experience in the Fiber Reinforced Concrete Industry, Bobby has authored/co-authored over 30 technical papers and has lectured around the world on the subject at organizational functions such as, World of Concrete, ACI, ASCE, and NRMCA. Bobby’s FRC knowledge and expertise has helped ABC Polymer play a role in the FRC education of engineers, contractors, and ready mix operators by providing email newsletters developed for each industry group. Bobby earned his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University.

  • Rob Yates

    Applications Engineer

    Rob serves as Application Engineer for FiberForce™. He is responsible client engineering support, championing project lead platforms and preparing project submittals. He draws on over a decade of private engineering consulting experience, where he specialized in structural concrete design. Much of Rob’s experience with fiber reinforced concrete comes from a series of large multi-year projects for a large utility in California where he led a team of engineers in the development and implementation of a new watertight fiber-reinforced shotcrete engineering standard for water conveyance canals. He enjoys using his engineering background and experience to help our customer’s value engineer projects by replacing steel with concrete fibers for plastic shrinkage and secondary/temperature shrinkage (non-structural) reinforcement. Prior to joining ABC Polymer, he was the Commercial Development Manager at CEMEX, where he was involved in roller-compacted concrete (RCC) pavement market development, pavement engineering, specification writing, technical support, development and training of RCC contractors, laboratory mixture development, and materials engineering. Rob is certified as a Level 1 ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician, ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician, National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association Certified Concrete Technologist Level 2, 3 and Level 4, and a National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association Pervious Concrete Technician. He is affiliated with the American Concrete Institute and an Associate Member of ACI Committee 544, Fiber-Reinforced Concrete. Rob holds B.S. degrees in Civil Engineering and Forestry & Natural Resources Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

  • Meuy Saechao

    Director of Marketing

    Meuy serves as Director of Marketing for ABC Polymer. She oversees all marketing channels for both Bulk Bags and FiberForce™. Prior to joining the team, she attended graduate school in the Netherlands and served as a Research Assistant at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Following her stateside return, she developed a passion for digital marketing while serving as business development and marketing specialists at SaaS start-ups and digital marketing agencies. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of the Pacific and a M.S. in Public Policy & Human Development from Maastricht University. If there’s one thing you should know about Meuy, it’s that she is an outdoor enthusiast on a mission.

  • Milan Ballard

    Marketing & Graphic Design Manager

    Milan serves as Graphic Design & Marketing Manager for ABC Polymer. Prior to joining the team, Milan gained experience in marketing, social media and creative planning while serving as the Marketing & Digital Media Coordinator for Alabama Outdoors and Water + Oak Outdoor Company. Milan attended The University of Alabama where she received her B.S. in Marketing, Global Business and Italian. In her spare time, Milan enjoys traveling and learning new languages.

  • Leslee Quiggle

    Customer Service & Logistics Manager

    Leslee serves as Customer Service & Logistics Manager for ABC Polymer. She manages the outbound supply chain – all domestic and international shipments. She also maintains customer relations and generates invoices, guides production planning, manages remote warehouse inventory,purchases for our packaging division, and audits freight invoices and tariffs. Leslee earned her B.A. from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and her M.A. in Education from the University of Georgia. She has a background in education, marketing and public relations and has been with ABC Polymer since 2007.

  • Judy Mosely

    Supply Chain Manager

    Judy serves as Bulk Bag Supply Chain Manager for Bulk Bags (FIBC).  She has been with ABC Polymer Industries since 2015 and is responsible for maintaining our bulk bag inventory. Judy graduated from the University of Memphis with a B.A. in Accounting. She began her career working in Quality Control for National Mortgage Company, one of the largest privately owned mortgage companies in the United States before its merger with Boatmen’s Bank. Upon moving to the Birmingham area, Judy worked for Xerox Corporation for 15 years. She lives in Alabaster with her husband and two teenagers.

  • Nancy Ingram

    Accounting & Human Resources Associate

    Nancy serves as Accounting & Human Resources Associate with a variety of responsibilities including accounts receivable, payroll and benefits administration. After attending Jacksonville State University, Nancy began her career in the commercial real estate with Johnson, Rast and Hays. She was then hired by a start-up commercial general contractor, Gary C. Wyatt, Inc., which grew to become one of the largest contractors in the State of Alabama. During her tenure of over 30 years with Gary C. Wyatt, Inc., Nancy was responsible for payroll for over 150 employees, insurance and bonding, licensing, human resources and general administration. She lives in Montevallo with her husband, Mike.