Northwest Pipe Selects New General Manager for ParkUSA
NWP Promotes a New Leader for the Environmental Equipment Group
We’re excited to announce that Chris Pharr has been selected as the new Vice President / General Manager of ParkUSA, a Northwest Pipe Company. Pharr will be responsible for managing the three ParkUSA facilities in Texas that design and build quality water utility and environmental solutions products.
Pharr started at Northwest Pipe Company as Vice President of Sales – Precast Infrastructure and Engineered Systems and will now provide management of ParkUSA, including manufacturing, safety, product development, engineering, sales and service, team growth, and overall operations.
With over 24 years of experience in sales, technical services, and operational management, Pharr has a demonstrated history of driving growth and revenue. His background includes working in the construction products industry; precast, plastics, and concrete product sales and service; and providing overall management of a Dallas-based structural engineering company.
Pharr holds a BS and MS in Environmental Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is based in the Dallas area but splits his time at the plants in Houston, San Antonio, and Ferris, Texas, as well as the corporate office in Vancouver, Washington.
“Promoting Chris to lead ParkUSA aligns with our growth strategy. He knows our products, has great rapport with the team, and will provide added structure and management,” states Scott Montross, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Pipe Company. “As we expand ParkUSA products beyond Texas, Chris’ leadership in operational efficiency and market development will be essential.”