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Protecting & Maintaining Infrastructure
Performing over 70 million locates annually, USIC is the most trusted name in underground utility damage prevention. USIC also provides a full suite of utility services throughout the United States and Canada. Our mission: to deliver quality, efficient, safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partner’s infrastructure and critical assets.
Quality of Service is of Primary Importance within USIC
Learn what we do and how USIC can provide a complete solution for utility services and damage prevention.
Meet our team.
PRESIDENT & CEO
Mike has been in freight transportation for over 38 years. Most recently, Ryan was President and Chief Executive officer of Comcar Industries in Auburndale, FL., a transportation and logistics company with forty terminal locations across the U.S. Prior to joining Comcar, Mike was President, CEO and a member of the board of directors of US Shipping Corp in Edison, NJ. US Shipping Corp operated a fleet of ocean going vessels and is a leading provider of long-haul marine transportation for petroleum and chemical cargoes in the U.S. coastwise trade. Mike also previously served as President, CEO and board member for American Commercial Lines (ACL) in Jeffersonville, IN. ACL, a major Jones Act inland marine transportation company, manufactured a variety of barge types and also transported liquid and dry cargo products in its own fleet of nearly 2,000 barges. Before joining ACL, Mike worked in the class one railroad industry for over twenty years with Canadian National Rail and CSX. He held senior leadership positions directing several railroad business units with CSX Transportation.
Mike is a graduate of The State University of New York, Oneonta where he earned a degree in biology. He also completed Executive Management programs at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College and Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.
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Chief Information OfficerLinkedIn
Prior to joining USIC, Amit served as the CIO of Granite Services, a GE Company. Granite is a leading services provider for rotating equipment in Power Generation and Oil & Gas industry. Amit was the strategic leader for digitization and integration across applications and business process that support 6,000 field service employees at over 2,000 job sites in 90 countries.
Prior to his tenure at Granite, Amit worked in various roles at ADP, a global payroll provider in Atlanta. At ADP, Amit managed the global payroll solutions team.
Amit has a degree in both Computer Science and Economics from Rutgers University.
Amit has been actively involved with various local charities and community events - his latest being as local Chair for March for Babies event supporting March of Dimes.Read Full Bio
SVP & Chief Financial OfficerLinkedIn
Kelly joined USIC in 2019 and has responsibility for finance, mergers & acquisitions and claims. Much of Kelly's 20+ years of experience has been in the power and utilities industry. She held progressive leadership positions at global power company AES, including as CFO and then CEO of subsidiary Indianapolis Power & Light Co. Kelly started her career in investment banking and private equity. Most recently she was SVP of Enterprise Strategy with OneAmerica.
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VP & General CounselLinkedIn
Prior to joining USIC, Monta served dual roles as VP, General Counsel and VP, Global HR for Granite Services, a GE Company. Granite is a leading services provider for rotating equipment in Power Generation and Oil & Gas industry. In her roles at Granite, Monta was responsible for all areas of legal and HR compliance (litigation oversight, integrity investigations, immigration, benefits, compensation, training and development) supporting 7,000 field and staff employees in 90 countries. Monta also spent 4 years (2001-2005) at GE’s Corporate headquarters in Fairfield, CT as Employment Law Counsel.Read Full Bio
Burt leads locating operations including a field team of over 8,000 employees. He joined USIC in 2018 after 10 years at Granite Services, a GE Company. At Granite, he led power plant maintenance services around the globe, as well as, the Quality and Productivity teams. Burt is a veteran of the US Navy Submarine Force where he built a foundation in Operational Excellence. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.Read Full Bio
SVP, Advanced Utility SolutionsLinkedIn
Scot joined USIC in 2019 and leads the company's Utility Solutions businesses. This portfolio currently includes Blood Hound (private locating services), On-Target (electric and fiber utility services) and Reconn (gas utility services). Scot's background includes 26 years building and leading national field service organizations in both public and private company environments. Prior to USIC, led divisions within ServiceMaster Corporation, Brightview and Comcast.
Scot is a graduate of North Carolina State University with degrees in Economics and Business and completed the CTAM Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School. Scot serves on multiple non-profit boards and currently sits as Chairman of Liberty HealthShare.Read Full Bio
SVP, Sales & MarketingLinkedIn
Robert joined USIC in 2018 to lead the company’s sales and marketing teams. Robert’s background includes 25 years in the engineering and construction industries in both public and private company environments. Prior to USIC, Robert spent nearly 10 years at Aegion Corporation as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for the company’s Infrastructure Solutions Platform. Robert has a B.A. from Colorado State University and a M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
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VP, Human ResourcesLinkedIn
Christa has over 20 years’ experience in the locating industry, holding various positions within the organization that began with her role as a dispatcher. Through her years of experience, Christa has held the positions of Office Manager, Claims Coordinator, District Manager and Regional Director. Through her tenure of Operations Management, she was responsible for multiple new business start -ups and operational responsibility that spans a large geographical footprint across the Eastern and Midwestern United States.
Currently, Christa is responsible for Operations Services which includes the Information Systems, Human Resources and Customer Service Departments that provide support to all customers of USIC.
VP, Environment, Health & SafetyLinkedIn
Tom joined the USIC team in 2016, after eight years with Granite Services, a GE affiliate. At Granite, Tom held various leadership roles, including Global EHS Director, Global Training Director and Field Operations Leader.
Prior to Granite, Tom served on active duty as a US Navy submarine officer achieving fleet excellence awards in nuclear engineering and Chief Engineer from 1998-2008. He remains in service as a drilling reservist and was awarded a Joint Meritorious Service Medal and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal for his service in Afghanistan Operation Enduring Freedom 2012-2013. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.Read Full Bio
Darin has been with USIC for over 8 years with a focus on underground utility damage prevention solutions. Darin managed USIC’s locating operations in Wisconsin from 2008 – 2010 while sitting on the state’s 811 Digger’s Hotline Operating Committee. Since that time, Darin has played a key role in supporting USIC’s nationwide growth. In addition, Darin’s background includes over 11 years of operations and business development roles with Fortune 500 companies and completion of a nationally recognized leadership development program.
Darin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from ISU, with minor studies in Safety Management.Read Full Bio
VP, Corporate Communication and Governmental AffairsLinkedIn
David joined USIC in 2020 and is a senior level Corporate Communications, Government Affairs, and Investor Relations practitioner. For over thirty years he has transformed communications as a strategic contributor, furthering the success of the enterprise within numerous diverse business environments.
Prior to joining USIC, David's experience includes running his own boutique consulting firm focusing on strategic communication initiatives along with extensive executive experience across healthcare, transportation, retail, technology, pharmaceutical, and logistics firms, along with strategic communication consulting.
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