Austin Industrial welcomes Stan Spears as director of marketing and business development based in the LaPorte, Texas, office. Spears will lead the company’s marketing and business development efforts in its maintenance and construction services for the refining, petrochemical, power and manufacturing industries.

Spears has more than 35 years of experience in engineering, construction and maintenance for projects with the refining, chemical, plastics, petrochemical, power and consumer products industries.

His current experience includes managing and directing the sales and marketing efforts for major engineering, construction and maintenance companies, including managing the sales efforts for customer accounts in the refining and petrochemical industries.

Before joining Austin, Spears was manager of business development for Zachry’s enterprise strategic development in San Antonio.

“Stan brings to Austin his vast experience in the industries that Austin Industrial serves,” said Barry Babyak. “I’m happy to have him on board with us, and look forward to his success here.”
Stan Spears earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Packing Engineering from Clemson University in South Carolina and an Associate degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Western Kentucky University. He has also attended post-graduate courses at SMU and Rice University.