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Meet our Leadership Team

Joseph A. Barbone, Jr.
Joseph A. Barbone, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer

Over 32 years' experience in the construction industry as an engineer, project manager, estimator, general manager, vice president of operations and company President and CEO. Responsible for the strategic planning, policies, business relationships, culture and effective communications across all three business groups including Methuen Construction, Summit Metal Fabricators and Methuen Industrial services.


Education

  • University of Lowell
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Wayne Symonds
Wayne Symonds
Executive Vice President

Wayne Symonds has over 35 years' experience in the construction industries as an executive vice president, senior vice president, vice president of construction management and project manager on projects in engineering, heavy construction, industrial processing and wastewater treatment facilities. He is currently responsible for Construction Operations, Summit Metal Fabricators, Service Group, Business Development, Estimating and Safety.


Education

  • Northeastern University
  • Graduate Study in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Jason Babbidge
Jason Babbidge
Vice President - Industrial Operations

Jason Babbidge has 13 years of experience in the construction industry as an engineer, project manager, and general manager. With an expertise in specialty construction in the water/wastewater and industrial construction markets he brings a highly charged, motivated and customer oriented atmosphere to the Industrial Services Division.


Education

  • University of Maine
  • Bachelor of Science, Construction Management
  • Minor in Business Administration
Harry Wieman
Harry Wieman
Chief Financial Officer

Harry Wieman has over 30 years' experience in the finance and administration field. A successful track record and ability to rapidly evaluate company operations, develop and implement necessary changes, and achieve results. Harry comes with a diverse industry experience in consulting and employee roles has provided broad-based insights and perspective that bring strategic and operational value to our company.


Education

  • University of South Carolina
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
Richard Czerw
Richard Czerw
General Manager

Over 10 years of experience in the construction industry as project manager, project engineer and project superintendent on wastewater treatment plant projects, pump stations and other projects. Successful in developing working relationships with owners, engineers, vendors, subcontractors, members of the management team and field staff.


Education

  • University of New Hampshire
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Eric Murphy
Eric Murphy
Service Project Manager

Field service technician with 12 years' experience in the field with over 20 years of mechanical/electrical experience. Areas of expertise include pump and pump station service and installation, electric motors, pressure regulating valves, plumbing, electrical and electrical controls including relay logic, PLC's and VFD's.


Education

  • Municipal Wastewater License - Grade 2
  • Water Operator 1A - NH
Michelle Ferero
Michelle Ferero
Director of Human Resources

Prior to joining Methuen, Michelle was the HR Manager for a MA based commercial construction company and spent 10 years at the Middlesex District Attorney's Office in MA, where she received the John Droney Award and John Kerry Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership. A SHRM Certified Professional in HR, Michelle earned her Bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Boston University and is pursuing her Master of Human Resources Management degree from Southern NH University.


Education

  • Boston University
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
Greg Pender
Greg Pender
Safety Director

Over 31 years' experience as a Certified Safety Professional with extensive experience in the construction industry with proven success in controlling loss and developing cost savings. Directly responsible for corporate safety and compliance programs. Programs include; orientation, training and certifications, site inspections, corporate and site-specific safety manuals, safety steering committee, subcontractor orientation, job safety analysis, process safety management, compliance, and documentation.


Education

  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Marine Engineering