Senior Management & Directors

Senior Management & Directors

Management

Antonio Carrillo
Antonio Carrillo
President and Chief Executive Officer
Antonio Carrillo Antonio Carrillo is President and Chief Executive Officer of Arcosa, Inc.

Antonio has extensive experience in the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors in the U.S and internationally. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of Mexichem, (BMV:MEXCHEM) , where he led its transformation into a $6 billion industrial products company with operations in 42 countries. Prior to joining Mexichem, Antonio had a 16-year career at Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN), where he served as Senior Vice President and Group President of the Energy Equipment Group.

In 2014, while CEO of Mexichem, Antonio was elected to Trinity’s Board of Directors, where he served on the Finance Committee, and from 2015 until its acquisition in early 2018, he was a Director of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS), where he served on the Audit Committee.

Antonio has effected many mergers and acquisitions of various sizes and complexities throughout his career. He has served as Professor of Finance at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of the most prestigious universities in finance and accounting in Mexico. Antonio holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City.
Scott Beasley
Scott Beasley
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Beasley Scott Beasley is the Chief Financial Officer at Arcosa, Inc.

Prior to being named to his present position, Scott was Group Chief Financial Officer of the Construction, Energy, Marine, and Components businesses of Trinity Industries, having served as Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning earlier in his tenure at Trinity. In both these positions, Scott was involved in developing and executing M&A strategies. Before joining Trinity in 2014, Scott was an Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company, where he led client engagements across transportation, energy, and industrial sectors. He began his career as an operations manager for McMaster-Carr Supply Company.

Scott earned a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University.
Reid S. Essl
Reid S. Essl
President of Construction Products
Reid S. Essl Reid Essl is the President of Construction Products at Arcosa, Inc.

Before the spin-off from Trinity Industries, Reid served as the President of Trinity Construction Materials from 2016 through 2018. Prior to this, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Trinity’s Construction, Energy, Marine, and Components businesses. Reid has held a variety of financial, strategic planning, and business development positions since joining Trinity Industries in 2004.

Reid earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University in College Station and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kerry S. Cole
Kerry S. Cole
President of Energy Equipment
Kerry S. Cole Kerry Cole is the President of Energy Equipment at Arcosa, Inc.

Kerry was the President of Trinity Electrical Products which included oversight for Trinity Structural Towers and Trinity Meyer Utility Structures business units from 2016 until the time of the Arcosa spin-off. From 2007 to 2016, he served as President of Trinity Structural Towers. Prior to this, he was President of Trinity Mining Equipment, Trinity Heads, and Trinity Structural Bridge business units along with other various leadership positions since joining Trinity in 2000. Kerry has over 28 years of experience in manufacturing organizations.

Kerry earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.
Jess Collins
Jess Collins
President of Transportation Products
Jess Collins Jess Collins is the President of Transportation Products at Arcosa, Inc.

Jess served as the President of Trinity Parts and Components which included McConway & Torley, Standard Forged Products, and McKees Rocks Forgings, from 2016 to 2018. Prior to that, he served as President of Trinity Cryogenics from 2014 to 2016. From 2008 to 2013, Jess served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Broadwind Energy serving wind energy, transportation, and infrastructure markets. From 1999 to 2006, he was President of Trinity Containers, Trinity Heads, and Trinity Structural Towers, and from 1993 to 1998, he held various operational and commercial roles with Trinity Rail and Trinity Marine Products. Jess began his career with Triumph Group, an aerospace flight control surface manufacturer.

Jess earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Bryan P. Stevenson
Bryan P. Stevenson
Chief Legal Officer
Bryan P. Stevenson Bryan P. Stevenson is the Chief Legal Officer at Arcosa, Inc.

Previously, Bryan was the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Trinity Industries beginning in 2015, where he was responsible for SEC filings and compliance, stock exchange regulatory compliance, proxy statement preparation, annual shareholder meetings, and corporate governance matters. Prior to joining Trinity, Bryan was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. for four years, where he oversaw all of the company's legal affairs. Previously, he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel for Blockbuster, Inc., which he joined as Senior Corporate Counsel in 2004.

Bryan earned his J.D. from Baylor Law School and undergraduate degree from Dallas Baptist University.
Mary E. Henderson
Mary E. Henderson
Chief Accounting Officer
Mary E. Henderson Mary Henderson is the Chief Accounting Officer at Arcosa, Inc.

Previously, Mary served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Trinity Industries from 2010 until 2018, responsible for oversight of the company’s day-to-day external and internal accounting, tax, and reporting functions, driving process improvement, and aligning the strategic direction of the teams with the overall strategy of the company. Mary joined Trinity Industries in 2003 and has served in a variety of leadership positions including Corporate Controller, Assistant Corporate Controller, and Director of External Reporting. Mary has more than 30 years of experience in industrial manufacturing, banking, mortgage operations, and public accounting.

Mary earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Texas since 1984.
Gail M. Peck
Gail M. Peck
Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer
Gail M. Peck Gail Peck is the Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at Arcosa, Inc.

Gail previously served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of Trinity Industries, where she was responsible for the corporate finance, investor relations, and credit functions at Trinity, since joining the Company in 2010. From 2004 to 2009, she served as Vice President and Treasurer for Centex Corporation with responsibilities for company-wide capital planning, capital structure management, and financial planning. Prior to Centex, Gail served in a variety of finance roles at American Airlines, and began her career with the Bank of Boston in corporate lending.

Gail earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Gail is a CFA® charterholder.
Kathryn A. Collins
Kathryn A. Collins
Chief Human Resources Officer
Kathryn A. Collins Kathryn A. Collins is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Arcosa, Inc.

Kathryn previously served as the Vice President of Human Resources at Trinity Industries from 2014 until 2018, where she was responsible for Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Talent Development, Employee Relations, HR Systems, and HR Compliance. She has served in leadership roles in human resources, corporate communications, and industrial engineering with responsibilities for the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Japan. Kathryn has over 30 years of experience across manufacturing, software, semi-conductor, defense, and retail industries, having served in executive and leadership positions at Texas Instruments, JC Penney, RealPage, and Trinity Industries.

Kathryn earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, a Master of Science in Organization Development from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. Kathryn is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

Board of Directors

Joe Alvarado
Mr. Alvarado is a member of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Directors Nominating Committee. Mr. Alvarado is the retired Chairman and CEO of Commercial Metals Company (“CMC”). Mr. Alvarado joined CMC in April 2010, and prior to serving as Chairman from 2013 to 2018 and CEO from 2011 to 2017 he held theposition of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his tenure at CMC, Mr. Alvarado served as President, U.S. Steel Tubular Products for U.S. Steel after the completed acquisition of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. where he had served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2007. Prior to this, Mr. Alvarado served as a Vice President for Ispat North America Inc. (now Arcelor Mittal) in 1998 and as an Executive Vice President at Birmingham Steel Company in 1997. Mr. Alvarado began his career at Inland Steel Company in 1976, and in 1988 he was appointed Vice President and General Manager, Sales and Marketing for Inland Bar Company and was made President in 1995.

Mr. Alvarado currently serves as a director of Trinseo and Kennametal, Inc. and he is a former director of Spectra Energy. He has also served on the board of directors of various industry trade associations and community organizations.
Rhys J. Best
Mr. Best is the Non-Executive Chair. Mr. Best is Chairman (Non-Executive) of MRC Global, Inc., a company engaged in the distribution of industrial pipe, valve, and fitting products. Beginning in 1999, Mr. Best served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Lone Star Technologies, Inc., a company engaged in the production and marketing of casing, tubing, line pipe, and couplings for the oil and gas, industrial, automotive, and power generation industries. He was also a director of, and remained in these positions with, Lone Star Technologies, Inc., until its acquisition by United States Steel Corporation in 2007. Mr. Best has been engaged in private investments since 2007. He is on the Board of Directors of Austin Industries, Inc., a privately-held, employee-owned, civil, commercial, and industrial construction company. Mr. Best is a member of the board of directors of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, a leading North American oil and gas exploration and production company. He is a member of the board of directors of Commercial Metals Corporation, which recycles, manufactures, and markets steel and metal products and related materials. From 2004 to 2014, he served on the board of directors of Crosstex Energy, L.P., an energy company engaged in the gathering, transmission, treating, processing, and marketing of natural gas and natural gas liquids. He also served as Chairman (Non-Executive) of Crosstex from 2009 to 2014.

Mr. Best has extensive experience in managing and leading significant industrial enterprises. His service on the boards of other significant companies provides the Board with additional perspective on the Company’s operations, including its international operations and future international opportunities.
David W. Biegler
Mr. Biegler is the Chair of the Human Resources Committee. Mr. Biegler serves as a director of Southcross Energy Partners GP, LLC (“Southcross GP”), and has served since March 2018 as acting Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, served as Chairman since 2015, as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2015, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2012. Southcross GP is the general partner of Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (“Southcross LP”), a company engaged in natural gas transportation and processing. Mr. Biegler served as Chairman of Southcross Holdings LP (“Southcross Holdings”), which is currently the sole owner of Southcross GP, from August 2014 to January 2017, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from August 2014 to December 2014. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Biegler served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a predecessor to Southcross LP. Mr. Biegler also served as a director of Dynegy, Inc., a company engaged in power generation, from 2003 to 2011, and interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Dynegy, Inc. from March 2011 to April 2011. He retired as Vice Chairman of TXU Corp., a company engaged in the generation, transmission, and sale of electricity, at the end of 2001, having served TXU Corp. as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Biegler is also a director of Southwest Airlines, Inc., a major airline; and Austin Industries, Inc.

Mr. Biegler has broad experience in managing and leading significant industrial enterprises. His service on the boards of other significant companies provides the Board with additional perspective on the Company’s operations.
Jay Craig
Mr. Craig is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Craig has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Meritor, Inc. since April 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Craig was President and Chief Operating Officer, with oversight of Meritor’s business segments – Commercial Truck & Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer. He has been a member of the Meritor Board of Directors since April 2015. Prior to taking on the role of President and COO, Mr. Craig was Senior Vice President and President of Meritor’s Commercial Truck & Industrial segment. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Meritor from 2009 to 2013 and has held various leadership positions at the company since 2006. Before joining Meritor, Mr. Craig served as President and CEO ofGeneral Motors Acceptance Corp.’s (“GMAC”) Commercial Finance organization from 2001 to 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Craig was President and CEO of GMAC’s Business Credit division from1999 until 2001. He joined GMAC as a general auditor in 1997 fromDeloitte & Touche, where he served as an audit partner.

Mr. Craig is chairman of the Board of Directors, Focus: HOPE; a member of the Board of Directors, Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association; and a member of the Dean's Advisory Board at Michigan State University's Broad College of Business.
Ronald J. Gafford
Mr. Gafford is the Chair of the Corporate Governance and Directors Nominating Committee. Mr. Gafford served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Austin Industries, Inc., from 2001 to 2012 and Chairman from 2008 to 2012, when he retired. Mr. Gafford has been engaged in private investments since 2012. He is a member of the board of directors of publicly-traded Daseke, Inc., the largest owner and consolidator of flatbed and specialized transportation in North America, and is Chairman of the Board of Rees Architects, Inc., a privately-held architecture firm.

Mr. Gafford has extensive experience in managing and leading a significant industrial enterprise. His service as the Chief Executive Officer of Austin Industries, Inc. provides the Board with additional perspective on the Company’s operations.
John Lindsay
Mr. Lindsay is a member of the Human Resources Committee. Mr. Lindsay has served as Chief Executive Officer of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. since 2014 and President and Director since 2012. Mr. Lindsay joined Helmerich & Payne in 1987 and has served in various positions including Vice President, U.S. Land Operations from 1997 to 2006 for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., Executive Vice President, U.S. and International Operations from 2006 to 2010, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012, and President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from 2012 to 2014.
Douglas L. Rock
Mr. Rock is the Chair of the Audit Committee. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Rock served as the Chairman of Smith International, Inc., an oilfield services company. Mr. Rock joined Smith International, Inc. in 1974 and served as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer from 1989 to 2008. Mr. Rock has been engaged in private investments since 2010.

Mr. Rock has broad experience in managing and leading a significant industrial enterprise. His recent service on the boards of other large companies provides the Board with additional perspective on the Company’s operations.
Melanie Trent
Ms. Trent is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Directors Nominating Committee. Ms. Trent previously served in various legal, administrative and compliance capacities for Rowan Companies plc, from 2005 until 2017, including as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer from2014 until 2017, as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Company Secretary from 2011 until 2014, and as Vice President and Corporate Secretary from 2010 until 2011. Prior to her tenure at Rowan, Ms. Trent served in various legal, administrative and investor relations capacities for Reliant Energy Incorporated, served as counsel at Compaq Computer Corporation and as an associate at Andrews Kurth LLP.

Ms. Trent is a member of the Board of Directors of Diamondback Energy, Inc.