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Protecting & Maintaining Infrastructure
Performing over 80 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 served for 40 years in the freight transportation and field services industries. He began his career working for Class I railroads Canadian National Railway Company and CSX Transportation, where he held senior management positions over twenty years. Upon departing the rail industry, he joined American Commercial Lines (ACL), serving as President & CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Jeffersonville, Indiana barge transportation company. Prior to joining USIC, Mike's most recent roles were President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors for U.S. Shipping Corp in Edison, NJ. and Comcar Industries in Auburndale, FL.
In 2018, Mike joined the USIC Board of Directors as an Independent Director and was named President & CEO in 2019.
Mike earned a degree in biology from the State University of New York, Oneonta and has completed Executive Management Programs at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
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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
Chief Commercial OfficerLinkedIn
Chuck joined USIC in 2021 to lead the advancement and execution of the company's commercial strategy for driving sustainable revenue and margin growth across all business units. With over 30 years of experience in sales and commercial leadership across a broad range of industries, Chuck has served as CCO for Duravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging, and material handling sectors; CCO for Honeywell Intelligrated, global provider of automated material handling solutions; and Vice President & General Manager of North America for VideoJet, global manufacturer of high-quality coding and marking equipment and supplies.
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CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICERLinkedIn
Rich is a seasoned human resources (HR) leader with a strong record of improving organizational performance, aligning HR solutions with business strategies, and building and leading performance-driven teams across a broad range of business environments. Prior to joining USIC in 2021, he served as Chief Human Resources Officer for SG360◦, a direct marketing production company; Prosegur Security USA, a leader in security and technology; and TruGreen Landcare, and as principal consultant for HR Effectiveness, a consulting practice specializing in organizational development and legal compliance. He began his HR career with PepsiCo, an organization renowned for forward-looking, business-focused HR practices, prior to which he was a practicing labor and employment lawyer.
Rich earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.
SVP & Chief Financial OfficerLinkedIn
Bill was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2022, prior to which he served as SVP of Operations, Director of Finance FP&A and Operations, and Vice President of Corporate Development. He has an extensive experience in financial analysis and planning for the operating segments of global manufacturers and service companies.
Bill earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and an MBA from Marquette University.Read Full Bio
SVP, Legal & Corporate SecretaryLinkedIn
Brooke was named SVP, Legal & Corporate Secretary in December 2020, prior to which she served as USIC's Interim General Counsel and as Founding Partner of Duncan Galloway Egan Greenwald, PLLC. She has served as Chief Legal Counsel for companies, ranging from manufacturers, field services, and logistics to importers and financial services. She previously served as Senior Corporate Counsel for American Commercial Barge Line and practiced corporate and intellectual property law as Counsel at Valenti Hanley Robinson, PLLC and as a patent attorney for Sites and Harbison, PLLC. Throughout her legal career, Brooke has counseled companies on matters pertaining to operations, contract law, risk management, employment, safety and environmental compliance. Brooke earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a juris doctorate degree from Tulane University.
Chris was named Senior Vice President, Operations in January 2022, after joining the company in 2020 as Vice President of Quality Operations.
With over 25 years of experience in transportation services, Chris is a proven leader of complex field operations with a record of success in optimizing safety and service quality. His previous assignments include Vice President roles with CSX Transportation and American Commercial Lines. His areas of leadership have included operations, purchasing, and strategic planning in the barge transportation business and centralized train dispatching, terminal operations, and training for the Class 1 railroad.
Chris earned a B.B.A. degree in management from Georgia Southern University.Read Full Bio
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 10 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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VP, Supply Chain & Fleet ManagementLinkedIn
Robert joined USIC in 2020. An experienced leader in vendor and fleet management, he previously served as Vice President of Sourcing & Vendor Management for Erie Insurance Group, a Fortune 500 multi-line carrier, from 2014 to 2016; Director of Supply Chain for Cardon & Associates, one of Indiana's largest operators of senior living and rehabilitation communities; and Director of Purchasing for national retailer Finish Line U.S.A. His expansive procurement background also includes roles with cement and concrete manufacturer Lone Star Industries, equipment distributor Alfa Laval Separation, and GE Transportation Systems. A certified supply chain management professional, Robert earned a B.S. degree in management from Penn State University.
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