Matrix Service Company Headquarters in Tulsa OK

About Matrix Service Company

Matrix Service Company provides engineering, fabrication, infrastructure, construction and maintenance services primarily to the oil, gas, power, petrochemical, industrial, mining and minerals markets. The Company's segments include Utility and Power Infrastructure, Process and Industrial Facilities, and Storage and Terminal Solutions.

The Utility and Power Infrastructure segment includes services provided in power delivery and power generation, as well as utility-grade LNG peak shaving facilities and other services supporting renewable power, grid upgrades and enhanced connectivity as well as battery storage.

The Process and Industrial Facilities segment includes turnaround and plant services for the refinery, midstream natural gas processing, chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as other industrial processing infrastructure supporting biofuels, fertilizer, and sulfur, mining and minerals infrastructure, and aerospace.

The Storage and Terminal Solutions segment provides services for aboveground storage tanks and terminals, crude oil marketing and export/import terminals, LNG facilities for import/export fueling and bunkering, NGL and other specialty vessels, aboveground storage tank products, and other renewable energy storage and terminal solutions.

Through both organic and acquisitive growth, it is a success story made possible by the commitment of our more than 5,000 employees to our core values: Safety, Integrity, Positive Relationships, Stewardship, Community Involvement, and Delivering the Best.

And it is this commitment that has resulted in Matrix consistently being recognized as a top tier contractor by Engineering-News Record, as one of Forbes' Most Trustworthy Public Companies, and consecutively as a Great Place to Work® from 2016-2021.

Matrix Service Company reports combined performance in three operational segments:

  1. Utility and Power Infrastructure
  2. Process and Industrial Facilities
  3. Storage and Terminal Solutions

All four divisions report as one under MTRX.

Community Involvement

Community involvement is more than a core value -- it’s a commitment from all levels of the organization to improve the communities where we live and work. From supporting the United Way and participating in various races to local food drives and holiday gift collections, Matrix employees are passionate about giving back and supporting our communities.

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The Matrix family of divisions

Matrix subsidiary lifecycle

Matrix Service Company is the parent to four divisions that provide engineering, fabrication, construction and maintenance to the energy and industrial markets.

Founded in 1984 with many acquisitions along the way, Matrix Service Company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma and trades under the NASDAQ symbol MTRX.

  • Matrix PDM Engineering
  • Matrix PDM provides world class multi-discipline engineering around the world.

  • Matrix NAC
  • Our union construction division, Matrix NAC provides full service construction, maintenance and repair to energy and industrial customers across North America.

  • Matrix Service
  • Our construction division, Matrix Service provides full service construction, maintenance and repair to energy and industrial customers across North America.

  • Matrix Applied Technologies
  • Headquartered in Tulsa, OK, with regional offices in Seoul, Korea and Sydney, Australia, Matrix Applied Technologies sells aboveground storage tank products and API heaters across the globe.

Leadership

John R Hewitt

John R. Hewitt

President and Chief Executive Officer

John R. Hewitt has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Matrix Service Company since May 2011. Prior to joining Matrix Service, Mr. Hewitt served as Senior Vice President of Aker Solutions where he was responsible for providing executive oversight on major capital projects in Power and LNG. He previously served as President, United States Operations, at Aker Solutions E&C US, Inc. from 2007 to 2009 where he was responsible for managing all construction services in North America. Previous to that, he served as President of Aker Construction Inc. where he had full profit and loss responsibility for a multi-disciplined direct hire industrial construction business operating throughout North America. Mr. Hewitt has spent his entire career in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) industry. Mr. Hewitt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Stetson University in 1980 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology in 1983. Mr. Hewitt is a member of the Construction Industry Institute; he has served on various committees including the Implementation Strategy Sub-Committee and Optimizing Project Organizations research committee.

Alan Updyke

Chief Operating Officer

Alan Updyke is the Chief Operating Officer at Matrix Service Company. Prior to this position, Mr. Updyke served as President of Operations for Matrix Service Company. Before that, he served division Matrix Service Inc. in multiple capacities-- most recently as President from February 2018 to September 2019. Prior to his presidency, he was the Senior Vice President, Operations for all Matrix Service Inc. operating divisions throughout the U.S. and Canada including Estimating, Project Controls, Business Development and Craft Recruiting. He joined Matrix Service Inc. as Vice President of Construction in July 2012. Before joining Matrix Service Inc., Mr. Updyke spent 17 years with Brinderson, most recently as President of Western Operations. In that role, Mr. Updyke was responsible for providing strategic leadership and management direction to four regional offices and all major capital construction projects. Before that, Mr. Updyke served in various management positions with Brinderson including Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Construction, and Vice President of Business Development. Previous to that, Mr. Updyke held the General Managers position for Turner Industries overseeing West Coast Operations.

Chief Financial Officer of Matrix Service Company

Kevin S. Cavanah

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin S. Cavanah has served as Chief Financial Officer since December, 2010. Mr. Cavanah served as Vice President, Accounting and Financial Reporting from August 2007 to December 2010 and as Controller from April 2003 to August 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Cavanah served as an Accounting Manager for Williams Communications from 2001 to 2003 and as an Accounting Manager for The Williams Companies from 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining Williams Companies, Mr. Cavanah served as an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Cavanah has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Arkansas and is a member of Financial Executives International.

Nancy E. Austin

Nancy E. Austin

Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Nancy E. Austin is Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, with responsibility for leading our Human Resources, Training and Development, and Corporate Marketing divisions. She previously served as Vice President, Strategic Services and Administration, with responsibility for these same areas. Mrs. Austin served as Vice President, Human Resources, from January 2006 to August 2016 and as Director of Human Resources from September 2000 to January 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Austin worked for TV Guide, Samson Resources and Villareal & Associates specializing in human resource management, employee relations, and consulting. Mrs. Austin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Oklahoma State University and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is also a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, World-at-Work and Tulsa Area Human Resources Association.

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Quinton Beasley

Vice President, Accounting

Quinton Beasley serves as Vice President, Accounting for Matrix Service Company. He joined Matrix Service Company in 2005 as the Director of Accounting and was promoted to the Company's Controller position in 2010. Mr. Beasley began his career as an auditor for Ernst & Young and subsequently gained considerable experience with The Williams Companies, WilTel and Phillips Petroleum prior to joining Matrix. Mr. Beasley is a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated from the University of Arkansas.

Rick J. Bennett

Rick J. Bennett

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Rick J. Bennett joined Matrix Service Company as Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 2014. Prior to Matrix, Rick served ten years as the Chief Information Officer at T.D. Williamson based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His past professional achievements include Information Technology leadership positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Blakely Crop Hail Insurance, National Farmers Organization, Taylor Ball Construction Management and The Principal Financial Group. Mr. Bennett holds a Masters of Energy Business (MEB) degree from the University of Tulsa, has obtained an Executive Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, and achieved his Bachelors of Business from Western Illinois University majoring in Management Information Systems and minoring in Computer Science. Early in his career he served in the United States Navy as an Interior Communications Electrician. A father of three, Bennett serves as past-Chairman of the Board for Junior Achievement of Eastern Oklahoma and the Deans Council for Northeastern State University College of Business and Technology.

Kevin A. Durkin

Vice President and Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer

Kevin A. Durkin is the Vice President and Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer at Matrix Service Company. Mr. Durkin previously served as Vice President, Business Development for Matrix Service. Before that, he served as Pre-Construction Manager for the Orange Region from November 2006 to May 2008; Small Capital Construction Division Manager for the Orange Region from June 2000 to October 2006; Business Development Manager for Matrix Service from June 1998 to May 2000; Southwest Turnaround Manager for Colt Construction Division from June 1996 to May 1998; and as Assistant Regional Manager for the Orange Region from July 1989 to May 1996. Prior to joining Matrix Service, Mr. Durkin worked for HMT Tank Service holding numerous positions in operations, engineering and marketing. Mr. Durkin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, Marketing from California State University, Fullerton.

Melissa K. Gilliland

Vice President, Human Resources

Melissa K. Gilliland serves as Vice President, Human Resources for Matrix Service Company. Ms. Gilliland joined Matrix Service Company in 2001 as a Human Resources Administrator and since then has served as Corporate Human Resources Manager from 2003 -2011 and Director, Human Resources from 2011 – 2019. Ms. Gilliland holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, both from the University of Tulsa. She also holds certifications as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Last, Ms. Gilliland is a member of SHRM, World at Work and the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association.

Justin D. Sheets

Justin D. Sheets

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Justin Sheets serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to his current role, Mr. Sheets served as Vice President, Legal and Risk Management, from October 2014 to September 2019. Since joining Matrix Service Company in 2002, Mr. Sheets has served as Sr. Director, Legal and Risk Management; Director, Risk Management; and Sr. Counsel, and Consultant. Prior to Matrix Service Company, Mr. Sheets worked with Conway, McKenzie and Dunleavy in New York consulting with construction clients with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and liquidations. Mr. Sheets holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health and Safety Sciences from Indiana State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa. Mr. Sheets holds Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist certification and is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel and the International Risk Management Institute.