Geopier Appoints Jack Salerno as VP of Operations for North America

Geopier Ground Improvement

DAVIDSON, NC. (October 1, 2018) Geopier, a world leader in ground improvement solutions, recently announced that it has appointed Jack Salerno, MECE, PE as Vice President of Operations for North America. Salerno brings over 30 years of experience to the role and served as Vice President for several New York Companies, including Geocomp Corporation, TRC/Site‐Blauvelt Engineers and Urbitran Associates Inc.

In his new role, Mr. Salerno will be a core member of the leadership team and be responsible for the company’s day‐to‐day operating activities that support the achievement of the business strategy and financial goals. Mr. Salerno will manage Commercial, Marketing, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Legal and Office Administration activities.

“Jack will be an asset to the growth of the company,” said Kord Wissmann, President and Chief Engineer of Geopier Foundations. “His extensive background will help Geopier strengthen our value proposition and expand our commercial growth. We believe his strong leadership experience will help deliver dayto‐day results while focusing on the customer’s needs.”

“I am very excited to be joining the Geopier family in this newly created position,” said Jack Salerno. “I believe Geopier has a great business model and a talented team that uniquely positions us to evolve with the industry and I look forward to being part of their future success.”

Salerno graduated with his MECE from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ and his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio.

About Geopier Foundations

Geopier Foundation Company, a subsidiary of Tensar Corporation, developed the first Rammed Aggregate Pier® (RAP) system in 1989. Today, Geopier® solutions provide an efficient and cost‐effective Intermediate Foundation® solution for the support of settlement sensitive structures. Geopier systems have become effective replacements for massive over‐excavation and replacement or deep foundations, including driven piles, drilled shafts or augered cast‐in‐place piles. More information about Geopier Foundation Company is available at