Mr. Boone joined Orion Group Holdings in 2022. Before joining Orion, Mr. Boone was Chief Executive of the West Region at AECOM where he led a large multidisciplinary business. He was at AECOM for 23 years and started his career there as an entry level bridge engineer and held numerous positions during his tenure there. He worked at several construction companies in various roles prior to joining AECOM. He is a Board of Certified Safety Professionals Safety Trained Supervisor and has served on numerous industry boards.
Mr. Thanisch joined Orion Group Holdings in 2022. Prior to joining Orion, he co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer for a Texas-based construction services start-up. Mr. Thanisch was Chief Financial Officer of CHC Helicopter from 2017 to 2021 and Director of Finance and Treasury for specialty constructor PLH Group from 2014 to 2016. During his nearly 30-year career in corporate finance, he has championed technology-driven process improvements and deep operational engagement in the finance organization.
E. Chipman Earle
Mr. Earle joined Orion Group Holdings in November 2023. He most recently served as Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of Newpark Resources, Inc. from 2018 to 2023. Prior to Newpark, he served in senior legal and compliance roles at Bristow Group, Inc. from 2012 to 2017 and Transocean, Ltd from 2006 to 2012. He started his career in private practice working as a corporate and securities attorney for the law firms of Baker Botts LLP and Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati. For over 20 years, he has focused on being an attorney who works to strengthen and develop those on his team while proactively engaging with the business to resolve their legal and compliance issues as effectively and expeditiously as possible.
Scott H. Cromack
Mr. Cromack joined Orion Group Holdings as Executive Vice President of Orion Marine Group in March 2019. Mr. Cromack has over 30 years of experience and most recently served as a Senior Vice President at Texas Sterling Construction, Co. He has held a number of construction and project management positions over his career with companies including Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc., and Zachry Construction Corporation.
Ardell C. Allred
Mr. Allred serves as the Executive Vice President of TAS Concrete Construction leading the company’s concrete division. Mr. Allred has over 36 years of experience in the construction industry and has a strong project management background and expertise in heavy civil construction, site work, and infrastructure. Mr. Allred joined the Company in 2019 as Vice President of Operations and most recently held the position of Senior Vice President of Operations for our Marine and Industrial business segments. He has held a number of construction and project management positions over his career with companies including Texas Sterling Construction, Zachry Construction Corp., JWright Companies, and Kiewit Companies.
Shallee E. Biondo
Ms. Biondo has served as Orion’s Vice President of Human Resources since April 2021 with the responsibility of leading strategic Human Resources initiatives across all segments. Ms. Biondo joined the company in 2013 and most recently held the position of Director of Human Resources from 2016 to 2021 for the Marine and Industrial business segments. Ms. Biondo has over 18 years of broad-based industry experience as an enterprising business partner with strategic planning, organization restructuring, talent management, and employee engagement leadership. Prior to joining Orion, Ms. Biondo held progressively responsible leadership positions with Baker Hughes and GHX Industrial, LLC. Ms. Biondo holds several professional certifications with the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) including a Certified Senior HR Professional, certified Global HR Professional, and is a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.
Alan joined Orion in July 2023 from AECOM, where he held leadership roles in Project Management and led the Business Development team as the Vice President of Business Development for the last 10 years. With a 25-year career focused on project development and management, Alan brings valuable experience to our team. Alan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University, and received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado Denver.