Mark Easton – President
Mark Easton founded Easton Concrete Inc. in 2002. Mark is dedicated to the Easton Vision: “A Company whose success is grounded in partnering with its employees and customers to create sustainable prosperity.”
Mark has an ability to organize the many moving parts of complicated jobs, a construction business, and create a smooth efficient process. Couple this with taking ownership of the project and you have a combination that interprets into a powerful solution. Every job is a challenge that is welcome and thrived upon.
Detail is of great importance to the outcome of every project. This is taken with the utmost seriousness. Planning and forethought of the next steps are key to operating smoothly and efficiently, as well as the talent to solve problems as they surface. Mark is always striving for perfection and has the commitment to influence co-workers and employees to strive for the same. Pushing crews to their maximum, output of quality and efficiency is a distinction that happens on a daily basis.
When not working Mark enjoys water skiing, snow ski and taking the dirt bike out for a serious trail ride. Mark has determined the best spot for a family vacation is in the Caribbean during a cold Montana February.
Tom Huber – Business Manager
Tom manages the overall Business Operations for Easton Concrete, Inc. Tom has over 40 years of business management experience and has owned and operated businesses in several sectors. They include Residential Construction, Restaurants, Automotive, and Management Consulting.
Tom manages a complex mixture of moving parts that make up the daily challenges associated with any growing business. His responsibilities include Business Planning, Human Resources, Cash Management, Accounting, IT Management, Cost Accounting, Contract Management, Budgeting, and Benefits Administration to name a few.
Tom’s belief is that “Success” in business is a direct result of very basic principles. “Honesty, Respect, and Integrity,” is the basis for all negotiating and problem solving whether it be with our Client’s or our Employee’s. This approach results in “Success” for all involved.
Tim McDowell – Operations Mgr.
Tim joined Easton Concrete, Inc. after 10 years with a Washington-based General Contractor, focusing on Telecom work in CA, WA, OR, and NV.
He has become the “Point of Contact” person for Easton Concrete. This has proven to be an integral part of improving our efficiency and communications, acting as a liaison between our Customers, Office, and Crews.
Tim is responsible for scheduling and assigning our crews to an always moving target, the job schedule. In the short time he has been with Easton Concrete, he has expanded his responsibilities to include Estimating, Human Resources, Contract Management and Project Management.
“I enjoy working through the build process and providing a successful Customer experience.”
Casey Bennett – Project/Design Mgr.
Casey Bennett is the newest member of our team. He is an AIT with a passion for design and construction. Casey received a Bachelor of Environmental Design and a Masters of Architecture from the Montana State University. Among Casey’s many responsibilities are Architectural Design, Project Development, & Project Design.
Prior to joining Easton Concrete, Casey designed and managed a variety of large “Custom Residential” projects throughout the Rocky Mountain West & Canada. “I am a highly motivated individual looking forward to new experiences and the challenges I will be presented with.”
When out of the office, Casey is most likely spending the day on the river, skiing, hunting, or spending time with family and friends.
Elizabeth Wyss – Lead Estimator
Beth began her career with Easton Concrete, Inc. as a “Layout Specialist”. After training her replacement, she moved into estimating and quickly became our “Lead Estimator”.
Beth is a 2006 Montana State graduate with a degree in “Construction Engineering” and an option in “Surveying”. She has eight years of experience as a field engineer on large commercial projects and now has several years in estimating experience.
Outside work, Beth enjoys any outdoor activity and recently has taken up travel as her newest hobby.
John Talbot – Field Engineer
John joined Easton Concrete in June 2015 as a member of our layout team. After spending 11 years of guiding fly fishermen, John returned to his construction roots and completed many commercial projects throughout the Valley and Big Sky area. Over the past 10 years, John has worked as a job site superintendent and field engineer. John earned his degree in construction management from Missouri State University.
“I really enjoy putting together a great project base while working as a team to provide the best and most efficient foundations for our clients.”
Niressa Shepard – Field Engineer
Niressa joined Easton Concrete in February 2013 as a member of our layout team.
She has a background in surveying from previously working in New Mexico. Some of Niressa’s duties include plan review, drawing plans in CAD, and layout.
In her spare time she is full-time rodeo mom, baseball mom, & football mom. Niressa also enjoys hunting, camping, & summers at Canyon Ferry Lake.
April Huber – Accounting
April Huber joined Easton Concrete in February 2015 as a Work Flow Coordinator and Accounting Assistant. April earned her degree in “Education” at Montana State University. Multitasking, time management, and organizational skills are a few of the qualities April brings to her new position from her background as an “Educator”. Her responsibilities include, all paperwork flow from start to completion of jobs/projects as well as payroll and other accounting projects.
April enjoys all things Bozeman has to offer. Hiking, camping, and skiing are some of her favorite activities. She comes from a large family and loves to spend time with them.
Shannon Cozino – Workflow
Shannon returns to Easton Concrete after a four-year hiatus. Previously, she worked as an Assistant Project Engineer in Grand Junction, CO. and as an Assistant Project Manager/Payroll Manager in San Francisco, CA.
Shannon is responsible for “Work Flow Coordination” at Easton Concrete. She will be expediting accurate and complete information between the office and the field. Her past experience compliments her new position and she is a welcome addition to our staff.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys attending professional football games, floating the rivers in Montana, whitewater rafting, traveling the country and learning about different cultures.
Lori Salcido – Office Coordinator
Lori is responsible for the coordination of paper flow within the Easton Concrete office. Additionally, she is responsible for Accounts Payable, Safety Administration, and assists with other duties as required.
She approaches her responsibilities with a “Can Do” attitude. Lori continues to challenge herself with new projects. She is currently enrolled in continuing education to expand her Bookkeeping and Accounting skills.
Lori enjoys spending time with her family (especially her grandkids), gardening and summer activities.