B&B Roadway and Security Solutions, which is backed by Huron Capital, has named Michael Scardina as vice president of engineering and new product development. Recently, Scardina was director of engineering at Hunter Associates Laboratory Inc. McKinney, Texas-based BBRSS is a designer and manufacturer of anti-terrorist and crash-rated products.
DETROIT, Mich. – Oct. 12, 2020 — Huron Capital’s Flex Equity platform, B&B Roadway and Security Solutions (“BBRSS”), today announced the addition of Michael Scardina as vice president of engineering and new product development.
Scardina, who has more than 20 years of technical leadership and management experience at the strategic and operational levels, will help BBRSS diversify and expand its product offerings. McKinney, Texas-based BBRSS is a leading designer and manufacturer of anti-terrorist and crash-rated products. Huron Capital’s Flex Equity fund made a minority investment in BBRSS in February 2018.
“The addition of Michael to our management team demonstrates the commitment of B&B Roadway and Security Solutions has to continue our market leadership through the development and manufacturing of innovative products to serve customers in the traffic management and perimeter security markets,” Dave Patterson, CEO of BBRSS said. “He has a strong track record in product design and engineering, and in the ability to lead teams to achieve extraordinary results.”
Scardina most recently served as director of engineering at Hunter Associates Laboratory, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of analytical instruments and measurement products. Previously, he served as engineering director of Bioscan, Inc., a leading provider of preclinical, molecular imaging solutions. Throughout his career, Scardina has embodied ambition and entrepreneurship, engineering – establishing five patents. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.
“BBRSS makes a lot of innovative products that keep us safe that many of us don’t think about, ranging from traffic control, roadway safety and perimeter security solutions for government and commercial customers,” said Tony Pulice, Partner in Huron Capital’s Flex Equity Group. “The company was already an industry leader and we expect that Michael’s breadth of experience and skillset will help the company continue to grow.”
About Huron Capital
Based in Detroit, Huron Capital is an operationally focused private equity firm with a long history of growing lower middle-market companies through our proprietary ExecFactor® buy-and-build investment model. We prefer complex situations where we can help companies reach their full potential by combining our operational approach, substantial capital base, and transaction experience with seasoned operating executives. Founded in 1999, Huron Capital has successfully established six private equity funds with aggregate committed capital exceeding $1.8 billion and invested in over 200 companies, and our portfolio companies have employed over 11,000 people throughout North America. The Huron Capital buy-and-build investment model includes equity recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies having revenues up to $200 million. Huron Capital targets both control and non-control equity stakes in fundamentally-sound companies that can benefit from the firm’s operational approach to creating value. Huron Capital’s sector focus includes business services, consumer products & services and specialty industrials. For more information, please visit: www.huroncapital.com.
About B&B Roadway Security Solutions
B&B Roadway Security and Solutions, with divisions B&B ARMR and B&B Roadway, is the industry standard in providing facilities and environments with the highest-level warning and protection products available. BBRSS supports government and industrial customers globally. Since 1925, the company has been growing its experience and solutions for perimeter security and traffic control and is the premier provider of anti-terrorist and crash-rated perimeter protection products. BBRSS distributes the most extensive line of crash-rated vehicle barriers, hydraulic gate operators, bollards, barriers, wedges, and gates that meet critical government standards. B&B also provides bridge gates and warning devices and a full line of HOV lane warning gates and catch nets. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, the company also has a manufacturing facility in Russellville, Alabama. Learn more about B&B Roadway Security and Solutions at: www.bbrss.com.