Surface Tech is pleased to announce the hiring of Pat Weaver, an internationally known and trusted expert in the asphalt industry. As chief operating officer, Weaver will assimilate into overall operations as well as strategy and new product technology.
Weaver brings a wealth of experience to his new role. His career spans roles in asphalt mix design, new product development, plant operations, sales and marketing, and executive management. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including the Phoenix APEX Racetrack, various auto manufacturer proving grounds, numerous FAA airport reconstruction projects in cities across the U.S., and a wide range of projects for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
In addition to his experience in the asphalt industry, Weaver has designed unique concrete mixes used for high-profile projects such as Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Arizona Science Center among many others. He holds a patent for a process to package deactivated cement and cement activator.
Weaver is a frequent guest speaker for various industry associations, webinars and podcasts, including NAPA’s Pave-It-Black series, and has published articles in multiple media outlets. He has also taken an active role in many asphalt industry associations, including leading executive committees, and he is an expert on the process of obtaining Environmental Production Declaration listings.
“Pat is a known and trusted Asphaltist,” said Steve Santa Cruz, President of Surface Tech. “He brings a host of networking, operational, and extensive asphalt and concrete expertise to our table. We are looking forward to collaborating with him as a contributing member and mentor to our team.”