LARRY FLEEMAN, Asst General Mgr
Larry Fleeman joined Dredge Central in March of 2015 as Assistant General Manager and brings 30+ years of experience in construction management and estimating as well as equipment sales expertise. Larry’s career began as a 12 year old farm boy who had to become “the man of the house” after the untimely death of his father. This created a “must take charge situation” that he met head on and with success. His career started early leading a water utility installation crew at 14 and working multiple part time jobs during high school. Academic scholarships allowed him to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin where he attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an Economics/Finance concentration. Sales and management experience has been gained through positions with entrepreneurial minded businesses and owning his own commercial general contracting construction business. Larry believes in listening to his customer, learning about their individual business plan and their long term goals, and helping them achieve their success. He has the unique ability to see the business needs from the customer and supplier side and strives to find the best option for the mutual benefit of all. Larry Fleeman of Dredge Central, LLC will help you as a business partner, not just a supplier. When you need dredging equipment, call Dredge Central, LLC for Larry Fleeman and discover a friend and ally for your continued dredging business success.
SAM MARTIN, Computer Draftsman
Sam joined Dredge Central in April of 2015 as Computer Draftsman. Sam graduated with a bachelor’s degree in informatics as well as a minor in mathematics from Indiana University. Sam uses his informatics degree to integrate principles of computer science, information systems, and design in implementing computer generated dredge cut patterns on a burn table with exact precision. Sam also creates CAD drawings for routine shop requirements and as-built custom drawings for new and used parts. Starting his career as a computer draftsman for a design consultant, Sam learned the necessary tools of the trade to design and implement new and improved dredge building strategies that have decreased project lead times. Dredge Central is excited to have Sam as part of the team and looks forward to new implementations he will bring to the table in the future.
JOHN SHEETS, Controller
John completed the 3 month hiring process of Dredge Central to bring yet another level of expertise as their in-house controller. John brings 10+ years of accounting, inside sales, procurement, and business management to the Dredge Central team. He graduated from Manchester College with a degree in accounting and a minor in business management. John then continued his college career at IPFW focusing on business management, advertising, marketing, and economics while working two part time jobs. John’s structure and process implementation have been a great asset to Dredge Central and have developed standardized approaches to job costing and operational controls. John has also been assisting in advertisement, IT, and website development during his short tenure, as we look for more ways to keep this hybrid accountant intertwined with Dredge Central’s future success.
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