Our Team

Brent Barron, President & CEOBrent Barron, CEO

 Mr. Barron began his 50+ year sales and management career in industrial pump manufacturing and sales, where he rose from sales engineer through branch and regional manager. He served as President of a major Texas foundation construction and repair company for fourteen years. In 1991 he became CEO of URETEK USA, with U.S. and Mexican manufacturing and distribution rights for patented products and services in the pavement lifting and soil stabilization markets. The company services Departments of Transportation, Departments of Public Works, and is responsible for pavement, bridge, tunnel and airport facilities nationwide. Mr. Barron attended the Air Force Academy and completed degrees in business and mathematics at the University of Houston.

Michael Vinton, COO & VP Sales and Marketing Michael Vinton, President

Mr. Vinton started his career for URETEK USA as our Louisiana Sales Representative.  Through his expertise for project sales and management he now represents URETEK USA as President. He graduated from the University of Houston with an Electrical Engineering degree in 1986. He worked as a project engineer and later as a project manager for Fluor Corporation on assignments which included Alaska, Abu Dhabi, and various domestic locations. His successful representation of URETEK USA has been highlighted by his  ability to sustain remarkable growth in sales volume and profits. As President of URETEK, Mr. Vinton now assumes management responsibility for all aspects of the company.

Ed HibbardEd Hibbard, VP of Sales

Mr. Hibbard started his 20 year sales career in the mortgage industry, working his way up to Regional Sales Manager, managing multiple states across the country.  In 2008,  Mr. Hibbard changed direction and made the move into the Oil and Gas sector, working for Rex Supply Company where he achieved a rank of #2 in Sales.  In 2012, Mr. Hibbard joined URETEK USA Sales, covering the North Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas regions.  After receiving top sales recognition in 2014 – Mr. Hibbard was promoted to Regional Sales Manager covering the Central and Western United States.  Mr. Hibbard now serves as Vice President of Sales. He credits his success at URETEK USA by staying true to one philosophy: Pavement preservation is a partnership.  Customers come and go, clients are for a lifetime.

Dave CrowleyDave Crowley, Eastern and Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager

Mr. Crowley started with URETEK USA in 2002 as a territory manager in the Washington DC area.  Prior to joining URETEK USA, Mr. Crowley worked for a firm that manufactured and distributed caulks, sealants and polymer foam products.  Mr. Crowley now leads URETEK USA sales teams for the Eastern Region.

Mark RichardsonMark Richardson, Southwest Regional Sales Manager & Marketing Manager

Mark joined URETEK USA in January 2015, bringing a diverse sales background in the Oil and Gas field and the mortgage industry.  He personally covers North Texas and Louisiana, while managing a sales team that covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico and Arizona.  Mark received his degree from Texas A&M and brings military experience from his time in the United States Air Force.

Hamdija TorlakHamdija Torlak, National Operations Manager