Snelson Companies and PLH Group Inc. announced Aug. 7 that Kevin Farris has joined the Snelson team as director of business development. Farris’ industry experience, technical expertise and focus on customer relationships will support Snelson’s mission to provide value-added, safety-first construction services to the energy and utility industries.
Farris brings more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, recently working with Henkels & McCoy Inc. in Chicago as senior director of gas operations and with Bilfinger Westcon. He has also held management positions with Spectra Energy, Citizens Gas, Williams Co., El Paso Energy and as an independent consultant developing oil and gas pipeline Integrity Management Programs (IMP) for several companies. His educational background includes a bachelor’s in Physics from Indiana State University and a master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue.
PLH Group is a leading full-service construction and specialty contractor that serves the electric power and pipeline markets. PLH Group has assembled a North American team of top quality companies that deliver services covering the broad range of needs of its customers from pipeline construction and related directional drilling to electric transmission, distribution and substation construction including specialized foundations and helicopter airborne operations. Safety, expertise, and collaboration distinguish PLH Group’s diversified infrastructure service solutions. For more information, visit plhgroupinc.com.