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About our Company

We have over 100 years combined in the management team with the backing of knowledgeable industry professionals. The TEAM atmosphere and mindset are more than just words for our company. Our management team all share a common goal, purpose, and commitment.

VP

Justin Ballard

Justin oversees the day to day operations from estimating to project management, project controls, safety, and resource management.

Justin oversees the day to day operations from estimating to project management, project controls, safety, and resource management. Some of the roles Justin has held throughout his career include COO at his past company and Division Manager while at Strike, USA. His 10+ years of industry experience are focused on improving operational efficiencies through communication and the latest available technologies. Justin graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama.
Construction Manager

Josh Hilko

Joshua has over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He started in the field and worked his way up to the Superintendent level before leading the Maintenance and Integrity division with his last company.

Joshua has over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He started in the field and worked his way up to the Superintendent level before leading the Maintenance and Integrity division with his last company. He also has over 20 years of experience in in different construction trades outside of oil and gas where he specialized in civil and building construction.
Joshua manages and coordinates teams for the pipeline, maintenance and integrity, and small facility divisions within PWUSI. His operational roles include team and project management, client relations, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, procurement, safety, quality control, and project execution.
VP of Business Development

Joe Cunningham

Mr. Cunningham has more than 9 years of experience in cultivating strong relationships with oil and gas industry executives. His areas of expertise include new business development, networking and lead generation, strategic alliances, and sales and marketing campaigns.

Mr. Cunningham has more than 9 years of experience in cultivating strong relationships with oil and gas industry executives. His areas of expertise include new business development, networking and lead generation, strategic alliances, and sales and marketing campaigns.
Prior to joining Piedmont Western, Joe gained proficiency growing and leading high-performance sales teams for pipeline companies such as Strike & Ridge llc.. He is a graduate of Potomac State College in West Virginia and received training from Dale Carnegie on effective communication and human relations. His key achievements include generating new business opportunities to increase revenue, ramping up productivity in business, and creating and maintaining meaningful business relationships.
Joe has initiated and created countless relationships with clients, as well as generated millions of dollars in sales. He has ensured constant communication with clients to build successful customer relations, maintained company growth, and brought in nonstop revenue for all company divisions. He continues to establish new relationships with Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy companies.