Archive for September, 2020

Rooney Holdings promotes GlenNel Barlow to Chief Human Resources Officer

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Rooney Holdings, Inc., a diversified privately-held international investment company, has promoted GlenNel Barlow to chief human resources officer. Barlow will be responsible for the Human Resources (HR) Services department, and its support of the company’s 1,700 employees. Prior to her promotion, Barlow served as director of human resources.

“GlenNel has been a vital part of the Rooney Holdings team for 18 years. During that time, she has served a key role in enhancing and developing human resources programs and initiatives across the firm. We are fortunate to have GlenNel as a part of our senior leadership team,” said Kathleen D. Rooney, president of Rooney Holdings, Inc.

Barlow has 21-years of human resources experience in the industrial and construction industries. She holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential, the highest level of certification offered by the HR Certification Institute, and a B.S. in business administration and minor in human resources from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. 

About Rooney Holdings, Inc.

Rooney Holdings, Inc. has operating interests in real estate development, agriculture, electronics, energy and, through its subsidiary, Manhattan Construction Group, the building, civil, pipeline and specialty construction segments.

Manhattan Road & Bridge Company elevates Ryan Haney and Tom Cramer as statewide operations leaders in Oklahoma and Arkansas

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Manhattan Road and Bridge Company, the bridge and heavy infrastructure construction arm of Manhattan Construction Group, announces the promotion of Ryan Haney as vice president of Oklahoma operations, and Tom Cramer as vice president of Arkansas operations.

Haney and Cramer will assume responsibilities for statewide business operations for the company, which include business development, project management, field operations, strategic planning, and process implementation and enhancements.

Haney and Cramer succeed, Rich Horrocks and Mark Windle, who plan to retire before the end of the year. With 41 years of industry experience, Horrocks has served as Manhattan Road and Bridge’s vice president of Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas operations since 2009. Windle will retire with 45 years of industry experience, 17 of which have been at Manhattan. Windle most recently served as Manhattan Road and Bridge’s vice president of Arkansas operations.

“We extend our deepest thanks to Rich and Mark for their commitment to the company and tireless leadership over the years,” said Mike Webb, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company president. “With retirement approaching, they have been generously advising Ryan and Tom to ensure a seamless transition as they step into these important statewide leadership roles.”

“Both Ryan and Tom bring a depth of expertise in Oklahoma and Arkansas, respectively, and continuity to our business operations,” said Webb. “We are fortunate to have these rock-solid leaders to join the leadership team as we move into the future.”Ryan HaneyHaney joined Manhattan in 2012 as a general superintendent and most recently served as vice president of fleet management. He was instrumental in the development and launch of Manhattan’s equipment tracking processes and procedures. With more than 20 years of experience working in numerous roles within the heavy highway and civil construction markets, he is well equipped to lead the Manhattan Road & Bridge team in Oklahoma.Tom CramerCramer has more than 24 years of experience in the heavy civil and highway construction sector. He joined Manhattan in 2018 and most recently served as the project lead for the company’s $87.3 million widening project on the west end of Interstate 630 in Little Rock, Arkansas, which expanded capacity from six to eight lanes.

Haney and Cramer will lead an experienced management team that has been cultivated during the past several years including Division Managers Matt Flusche (Oklahoma City), Todd Strande (Tulsa), Scott Martin (NW Arkansas) and Construction Managers Landry Logan (Oklahoma City), Tony Mounce (Tulsa), Johnny Bowen (Central Arkansas), Jason Teague (NW Arkansas) and James Land (Florida). 

“I’m excited to lead such a talented management team who will continue to build upon the legacy of Rich and Mark for the future of Manhattan Road and Bridge,” added Mike Webb.