2021 Board of Directors
The officers for 2021 are as follows:
President: Kevin Schneider – Acme Concrete Paving (Spokane, WA)
Vice President: Jake Steinberg – Highway Materials (Becker MN)
Secretary: Dan Iverson- Diamond Products (Elyria, OH)
Treasurer: Scott L. Eilken – Quality Saw & Seal (Bridgeview, IL)
Director: Al Adamek – Diamond Surface, Inc. (Rogers, MN)
Director: Laura O’Neill Kaumo – American Concrete Pavement Association (Rosemont, IL)
Kevin Schneider is a graduate of Central Washington University with a degree in Construction Management. He began working for Acme Concrete Paving, Inc in 2009. He worked as a Project Engineer, Superintendent and Project Manager for Acme’s Concrete Paving Division from 2009-2015 spending much of this time in the Bakken oilfields of western North Dakota constructing highways and airports during it’s most recent oil boom. Kevin has been Acme’s Grinding Division Manager since the fall of 2015, and he is Acme’s first representative on the IGGA Board of Directors.
Outside of work Kevin enjoys competing in backyard kayak races down the Little Spokane River with his wife, son, daughter and friends in their hometown of Spokane, WA.
Jake Steinberg began work in the construction industry in 1991 with Highway Services, Inc. (Rogers, MN), while attending college at Moorhead State University in Moorhead, MN. Following graduation in 1994 with a B.S. in Finance, he went to work for Highway Services/Penhall Company managing and estimating concrete repair projects throughout the country. In 2006, he began working for Construction Materials, Inc. (St. Louis Park, MN.), supplying and servicing the concrete paving and repair industry in the upper Midwest and other locations throughout the country and Canada.
Prior to his current term, Jake served on IGGA’s board of directors from 2012-2014, along with leading the association’s Communications Committee from 2010-2011. Additionally, Jake was a member of the board of directors for the Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota (CPAM) in 2005 & 2006.
In 2014, Jake, along with his business partners, founded Highway Materials, LLC. The company is based in Becker, MN and its primary area of focus is the manufacturer dowel bar assemblies and the supply of other materials for the concrete paving and repair industry.
Graduating from Bemidji State University, Iverson began work in the construction industry in 1996 with Highway Services out of Rogers, MN who was later acquired by Penhall Company. Iverson has worked as a diamond grinder operator, a superintendent, a project manager, and finally, an operations manager. In 2012, he joined Diamond Products Limited as their Grinding and Grooving Coordinator.
Scott L. Eilken
Eilken has been in the concrete drilling, sawing, sealing, grinding and grooving industry since 1977. He worked in the field and in the office for Accurate Coring for 13 years in the Greater Chicago area. Since 1990, he has owned and operated Quality Saw and Seal Inc.
He is currently involved in the Illinois State Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA), the National ACPA, the IGGA, as well as the Illinois Road Builders Association. Further, he co-chairs the Seal No Seal Group and is an active member of the TRB Committees.
Adamek is a graduate of St. Cloud University with a degree in finance. He started his career in the field with Diamond Surface, Inc. in 2009. Moving to the position of Estimator in 2013, he was subsequently promoted to Vice President before being promoted to President of Diamond Surface Inc. Besides serving on the IGGA board of directors, he also serves on the board of the Iowa Concrete Paving Association and is actively involved in the Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota.
Laura O'Neill KAUMO
O’Neill Kaumo is the President and CEO of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA).
She is an accomplished and highly experienced trade association executive and a passionate advocate for infrastructure investment. She has served previously as the Chief Operating Officer of the American Council of Engineering Companies, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, and the Director of Government Affairs for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.
O’Neill Kaumo began her career in sports law with her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, working for the Florida Marlins. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and was staff counsel for the Boston Red Sox. She is a Washington Nationals and Detroit Lions superfan and spends time outside the office with her husband and dog.