Meet the Board of Directors
Incorporated in Nevada in 1965, our Corporate Officers are:
K. Bart Hiatt
Bart Hiatt has been in the construction industry since 1973 and has spent his entire career with A&K Earth Movers. He provides leadership to position the company at the forefront of the industry and develops a strategic plan to advance the company's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability and growth as an organization.
Scott R. Hiatt
Scott Hiatt has been in the construction industry since 1977 and spent his entire career with A&K Earth Movers. He retired in 2019 after managing the operational and fiscal activities of the engineering department including planning and development of systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the department. He still remains on the Board of Directors.
Secretary & General Manager
Kevin Atkins has been involved in the construction industry since 1973, and has worked throughout California and Nevada. He has been with A&K since 2014. In 2021, he was promoted to General Manager where he oversees the day-to-day operations of the company to meet the operational, safety and financial goals of the company. Kevin was previously the Engineering Department Manager and Construction Manager and continues to mentor the Assistant Engineering Department Manager.
Treasurer & CFO
Misty Thibodaux graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2002 from the University of Texas. She has been with A&K since 2016. In 2020 she was promoted to Treasurer and CFO. She is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations and provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.
Sharon Ream has been in the construction industry since 1970 and has been with A&K Earth Movers since 1983. She served as Controller/Secretary Treasurer from 1983 to 1997 and returned to A&K in 2004 as Chief Financial Officer. Sharon hired and trained her replacement so she could retire in 2018 and step down from Treasurer in 2020, but remains on the Board of Directors as a wealth of knowledge.
Director & Assistant Engineering Manager
Tanner Hiatt has been with A&K since 2005. He started in the field and then moved to the engineering office where he began his internship in 2008. In 2014 he was promoted to Project Manager/Estimator and then to Assistant Engineering Manager in 2021. Today he provides leadership for our estimating department and helps us keep up on the leading edge of today's technology, GPS, and estimating/project management software.
Director & Equipment Manager
Lyle Kibbe has been in the construction industry since 1979 and has been with A&K Earth Movers since 2009. He is responsible for all of A&K's shops and service facilities. He is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of A&K's equipment fleet. He analyzes and establishes procedures for future development and replacement of the equipment fleet.