Mike oversees operations, engineering, purchasing, information technology, mine planning and environmental health and safety at U.S. Silica. He helps to drive best-in-class improvements across all sites. Under his leadership, U.S. Silica built out its production network to help customers get high-quality products at lower delivered costs. He also ensures that the company values of safety, respect, integrity and community are alive and continuously being improved.
Mike joined U.S. Silica as VP of operations in 2011. In December 2013, he was promoted to his current role as EVP and COO.
Before U.S. Silica, Mike was VP of operations for Campbell Soup Company, and held various positions with Mars Inc., including plant manager and director of industrial engineering.
He holds a BS in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and an MBA from the University of North Texas.