Posted April 23, 2019

CSDA elects 2019 Officers & Board of Directors

Matthew Finnigan becomes 2019 president; Mike Orzechowski is vice president.

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) is pleased to announce new Officers and Board members, who were elected at the 47th Annual CSDA Convention & Tech Fair, held March 11-15, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Newly elected Officers are President Matthew Finnigan, National Concrete Cutting, Milton, Washington; Vice President Mike Orzechowski, DITEQ Corp., Lenexa, Kansas and Kellie Vazquez, Holes Incorporated, Houston, Texas who will serve as Secretary/Treasurer. Jack Sondergard, Central Concrete Cutting, Edgar, Wisconsin will serve as Past President and Patrick O’Brien continues as Executive Director.

The CSDA's 2019 Officers & Board Members include: 1st Row, L to R: Patrick O’Brien, Executive Director; Rick Glidewell, Hilti, Inc; Jack Sondergard, Central Concrete Cutting; Kellie Vazquez, Holes, Inc; Jami Harmon, GSSI; Scott Brown, ICS/Pentruder/Merit; Bennett Jones, Advanced Concrete Sawing; Ty Conner, Austin Enterprise.  

2nd Row, L to R: Dan Dennison, Diamond Tools Technology; Mike Orzechowski, DITEQ Corp; Bill Fisher, National Research Company; Matthew Finnigan, National Concrete Cutting; Greg Lipscomb, Diamond Products; Mark DeSchepper, Echo GPR Services; Peter Bigwood, Brokk, Inc; Tim Terrell, Husqvarna Construction Products

Not pictured: Bruce Ferrell, PROSOCO

Six Board members, whose terms expire in 2021, were also elected. They are Ty Conner, Austin Enterprise, Bakersfield, California; Dan Dennison, Diamond Tools Technology, Indianapolis, Indiana; Mark DeSchepper, Echo GPR, Paola, Kansas; Bruce Ferrell, PROSOCO, Lawrence, Kansas; Jami Harmon, GSSI, Nashua, New Hampshire and Greg Lipscomb, Diamond Products, Elyria, Ohio.

Returning for the second year of their term on the Board are Peter Bigwood, Brokk, Monroe, Washington; Scott Brown, ICS Blount, Portland, Oregon; Bill Fisher, National Research Company, Novi, Michigan; Rick Glidewell, Hilti, Plano, Texas; Bennett Jones, Advanced Concrete Sawing, St. Paul, Minnesota and Tim Terrell, Husqvarna Construction Products, Olathe, Kansas.

“I’m appreciative for the passion that these people have shown for our industry and the association. Their time and attention, all given freely and without compensation, to addressing issues facing the cutting, coring, imaging and polishing business provide testimony to CSDA’s aim of creating value for our customers in a safe and professional manner,” stated Matthew Finnigan, CSDA President.

The remainder of the CSDA 2019 Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:

  • June 12-13, Renaissance Reno Downtown, Reno, Nevada
  • September 5-6, Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus, Ohio
  • December 4-5, Le Meridien New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association is a nonprofit trade association of contractors, manufacturers and affiliated members from the construction and renovation industry. Diamond tools for projects requiring sawing, drilling, selective demolition, cutting and polishing offers the construction industry many benefits including lower total project costs, precision cutting, maintenance of structural integrity, reduced downtime, reduced noise, dust and debris, limited access cutting and the ability to cut heavily- reinforced concrete. Founded in 1972, CSDA has 500 member companies worldwide. Learn more at