Billy Miller | President & CEO
Billy Miller is the President and Chief Executive Officer of InfraStripe. He is responsible for creating and implementing organizational vision, mission, values, and overall strategic direction of the company. Billy’s work involves leading, guiding, and evaluating executive leaders while making certain the strategic direction flows throughout the organization to ensure its realization. Working with guidance from Board of Directors while creating an organization that will grow and flourish, he evaluates potential acquisitions that will enhance shareholder value.
With over 30 years working in the construction industry, Billy started in safety roles but has spent the last 12 years in executive operational roles. He’s worked with domestic and international companies, such as Penhall, CB&I, Shaw Group, Zurich and Guy F. Atkinson Construction, Balfour Beatty, and Gust K. Newburg. Billy is an experienced infrastructure leader with a history of working in the construction and insurance industries. Skilled in Enterprise Risk Management, Operations Management, Safety Management Systems, Estimating Management, Project Controls, Performance Management, and Contract Management, Billy is a strong business development professional with a focus on profitability and sustainable growth for delivering value to investors.
Billy has been an active member of the Associated General Contractors of America, the Construction Industry Institute (CII), and a new member of the American Traffic Safety Services Association.
Billy graduated from Northwestern State University LA and has completed Construction Project Management from CII as well as Construction and Leadership Management from FMI Leadership Institute. Billy currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina where he enjoys fishing and time with his family.
Virgil Barton | Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Virgil Barton is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) for InfraStripe. In this role he is responsible for all office and field operations across all business groups. Virgil brings a vast wealth of experience in engineering, procurement and construction and is a recognized leader in the construction industry. Virgil has worked in multiple business lines including; Power (Fossil and Nuclear), Nuclear D&D, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Environmental / Infrastructure, Shipbuilding. In Virgil’s most recent role, he was principle owner and lead consultant for Barton Energy Associates serving multiple business lines with a focus on the power industry. Virgil has a passion for quality and safety and recognizes that the success of both are dependent on leadership modeling the behaviors we expect from each of our employees. His previous employment included Penhall Company, The Shaw Group/CB&I, Bechtel, Stone & Webster, Brown & Root and Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation.
Virgil has held leadership positions within the Construction Industry Institute for over 25 years, including Co-Chair of Implementation Strategy, Co-Chair of Strategic Planning, and served on the Executive Committee. In 2008, Virgil received the CII Service award for outstanding contributions to the Construction Industry Institute.
Virgil attended the University of Alabama and received a BS Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Carlos Villanueva | Corporate Operations Manager
Carlos Villanueva is the Corporate Operations Manager for InfraStripe. He is responsible for all the general oversight of subsidiaries, which encompasses personnel supervision to ensure health, safety and performance, direction of bidding to promote securing and fulfillment of advantageous contracts. With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Carlos brings a proven track record of successfully estimating and managing projects through analytical and diligent work in international markets as diverse as Europe and South America. Carlos has a strong background in professional business and operations management, as well as, project planning, job costing, contract administration, risk assessment and job execution. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and continued his higher education at Universidad Central de Venezuela, where he developed a great part of his professional career in project and construction management, before continuing to the European market in privately owned developments in Spain. Carlos is fully committed to this new challenge in his life and appreciates the opportunity to help InfraStripe grow. He enjoys playing the piano and spending time with his family.
Chris Sicker | Director of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)
Chris Sicker is the Director of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S). Chris is responsible for managing every aspect of the environmental, health, and safety of the company. He provides leadership, communication, and overall management of the programs required to train, develop, and sustain the employees with skills and knowledge that enables exceptional safety performance for the company. Chris brings 30 years’ experience directly in the safety profession. He has experience with various industries including construction, oil & gas, paper, excavation, highway, and crane services. He has the proven ability to implement world-class risk and EH&S programs. Chris majored in Business Administration at Miami University and is married with two grown sons. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and has lived in Cleveland, OH & Columbia, SC. He enjoys all sports especially soccer and hockey and currently is obtaining his yoga teacher certification.