President and CEO Tripp Ahern is pleased to announce the appointment of Krista Ebbens as Ahern's General Counsel. Ebbens brings more than 10 years of experience as in-house counsel, and most recently held the role of General Counsel for accounting firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause. She has legal experience with a variety of markets, including manufacturing and service industries. Ebbens earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor's Degree from the University of Iowa, and holds state bar admissions in Wisconsin and Illinois.
"As our company continues to grow, we felt it was important to add legal expertise to help us work through the increasing complexity associated with our business and the construction industry," stated Ahern. "Krista's background is beneficial to ensuring corporate compliance and guiding business initiatives. We're confident that she'll have a very immediate and positive impact on our company."
Whether a partner on new construction/retrofit projects, servicing existing facilities, or providing prefabricated piping; Ahern consistently reduces its clients' risk for projects and service requests of all sizes. With approximately 950 employees specializing in pipe fabrication, mechanical, and fire protection contracting, we offer measurable expertise and experience:
? Over 80 percent of all Ahern employees hold professional certifications.
? More than half of our staff carries 10+ years of industry experience.
? 66 percent of all employees hold one or more college degrees.
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