Business News

January 2016

STANLEY Inspection Announces New President

STANLEY Inspection, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, announced that Jeremy Guretzki has been named as the company’s new President. Effective immediately, Guretzki will focus on overall strategic vision and growth for this business unit within Stanley Oil & Gas. He will lead the Global Inspection Team, to include both onshore and offshore, and will report directly to CRC-Evans President and COO Brian Laing.

Guretzki, who has 29 years of experience in the energy sector and 25 years in the NDT/ inspection business, was previously General Manager at Shaw Pipeline Services. Guretzki served as Operations Manager at JNX / APPLUS RTD; General Manager at UT Quality; and Quality Manager/Project Manager at Tyco Thermal Controls.

BOND Construction Announces Civil & Utility Promotions

BOND announced the promotions of two key members of the firm’s Civil & Utility Division.

Sean McAuliffe has been promoted to Director, Mid-Atlantic Region, while Michael Dahlheimer has been elevated to Regional Manager, Southern New England. In their new roles, McAuliffe and Dalheimer represent a critical component of BOND’s long-term strategy to expand its geographical presence throughout the Northeast and provide the most responsive and reliable services to clients.

McAuliffe will be based in BOND’s Kenilworth, NJ, office and will lead business development efforts into New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Dalheimer will manage BOND’s New Haven, CT, office and will manage day to day operations and further develop BOND’s client base in the Southern New England area.

McAuliffe, a ten-year veteran of BOND, is a graduate of the University of Maine. During his tenure at the firm, he has worked on the Northeast Utilities Middletown-Norwalk in Connecticut, and led the effort to open up a permanent office in Connecticut. He successfully enhanced new client development and directed the EPC meter station project in Middletown for Spectra Energy. Throughout his career, McAuliffe has fostered strong relationships with local unions and engineering companies and is credited for the growth of the New Haven office.

Dalheimer, a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, has worked as a superintendent on many projects throughout his more than decade-long career at BOND. His assignments have included work as an assistant superintendent on one of the division’s largest projects, including the NSTAR 345 kV Transmission Project, and as a superintendent for the Northeast Utilities Middletown-Norwalk in Connecticut. Additionally, he managed the Baileyville Meter Station project located on the Maine/Canada border for Spectra Energy and worked on a number of projects for United illuminating, Black & Veatch and Spectra Energy.

Obituaries

Harold Lloyd Chapman Sr born June 16, 1932 died. October 31, 2015 at home after a long battle with cancer, with all his family by his side. Harold was born to Cecil and Erma Chapman in Culloden, WV. Heoc is survived by his wife, Linda Chapman of 33 years and four children, Tana Boren and fiance Kenneth Mc Alister of Round Rock TX, Donna Wimberley of Leander, TX, Harold Lloyd Chapman Jr and wife Tracy of Andice, TX and Melissa Wilson and husband Michael of Liberty Hill, TX. Harold his proceeded in death by his Mother Erma Chapman, Father Cecil Chapman, Sister Faye Schneider, Sister Ruth Hutchinson, Brother Ray Chapman, Brother Darrell Chapman, Brother Daniel Chapman, and Daughter Debbie Hays. He is survived by Brother Melvin Chapman (Norma) of Franklin, KY,; Sister Linda Bird (Jerry) of Hurricane, WV, Sister Bonnie Breedlove (Jerry) Culloden WV, Sister Shirley Elkin of Culloden, WV, Sister Betty Racer of Culloden, WV, and Sister Marie Hedrick (Alvin) of Culloden, WV.

Harold joined the National Guard in 1950, activated in the regular army in 1952 and was deployed to England, where he received the National Defense Service Metal he was discharged in December, 1953. Harold later founder of H.L. Chapman Pipeline, Inc. in 1973. He loved wood working and made all his friends and family things like crosses, pens, feathers, bears and Pinocchio and lions. He loved to fish and hunt with his friends and grandkids. He was a great father, husband, friend and mentor to many people and will be missed by all. He was a member of several organization including Associated General Contractors, Texas Exposition and Heritage Center Founding, Operators Union. Harold was giving of his time and money to Charities and Churches close to his heart.

Dennis E. Bennett, age 69, a resident of Plainfield, IL since 1977, passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2015. He was born October 1, 1946 in Rockford, IL. Denny is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Joan; his devoted daughter, Angela (David) LoConte of Plainfield, IL; his cherished grandchildren, Madalynn and Bennett LoConte; his dear father, Robert E. Bennett of Leaf River, IL; his sisters, Joy (Jon) Wirth of Freeport, IL and Carla (Bradley) Miller of Leaf River, IL; his sisters-in-law, Jean (John) Mrowiec of Winnebago, IL and Jeanette Conkey of Wausaukee, WI; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis James “Jaime” Bennett; his mother, Doris C. Bennett; his parents-in-law, James and Irene Patterson; and his brother-in-law, James (Vicki) Patterson.

A proud American, Denny served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was currently a Fields Sales/Rental Representative with Illinois Truck & Equipment Co., Inc. in Morris, IL, a job he enjoyed for the last 15 years. He enjoyed a lifelong career in the excavating, heavy equipment and construction industries. Denny was a member of the American Legion, the Plainfield Masonic Lodge, Society of King Solomon, the National Eagle Scout Association and the Plainfield United Methodist Church. A 35 year volunteer fireman and engineer with the Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department, Denny also served as a Trustee on the Board of Trustees of the Plainfield Fire Protection District for 8 years.

A real people person, Denny enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed playing golf, traveling for pleasure, and restoring Farmall Tractors. More than anything else, Denny loved cheering on Madi and Ben at their many sporting events. He will be deeply missed.