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Stellar Promotes 6 Leaders After Successful Fiscal Year

The key members of Stellar’s senior management team have been major contributors to the company’s success and will continue to drive its business forward in 2022 and beyond.

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Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction, and mechanical services worldwide, has promoted six key members of its senior management team. “I am continually impressed by these individuals, both in terms of their accomplishments and, more importantly, their leadership,” says Brian Kappele, president/chief operating officer. “I thank them for their dedication to Stellar’s mission and look forward to their continued growth in these new roles.”

Scott Mark has been named EVP and will now oversee all of Stellar’s food & beverage, logistics, and thermal building envelope business units, as well as all construction field services, corporate safety, and quality control functions for the company. Starting as an intern, he advanced through the operational ranks, as VP and then SVP of food and logistics.

Todd Allsup has been named SVP of business development and is responsible for corporate sales and customer service initiatives. He will focus his sales efforts on Stellar’s strategic growth opportunities across multiple industries. 

Wyatt Payne has been named division VP of logistics and is responsible for all aspects of Stellar’s logistics business unit, expanding the company’s offerings in the market. He first joined Stellar in 1997 and has more than 28 years of experience in both design and construction project management. 

Derek Bickerton has been named VP of business development, overseeing the sales and business development of the food & beverage division. Bickerton has managed business relationships across the globe during his time with Stellar, and he has overseen some of the company’s most unique projects. 

Peter Wu has been named VP of design and is responsible for Stellar’s building and infrastructure design operations, including overall project management. He has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, construction, quality control, and modular fabrication in North America, China, and the Middle East. 

Neil Ross has been named VP of safety. Ross joined Stellar in 2020 and has been an essential part of implementing Stellar’s COVID-19 safety standards across all job sites. In his role as VP, he will continue to develop innovative ideas to encourage risk-mitigating behavior change and by spearheading the adoption of safety-first initiatives.

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