Mendota Heights, Minn. – June 1, 2021
The Cemstone – TCC Materials Group, leaders in the ready-mixed concrete and construction materials industry, have announced the appointment of two new Vice Presidents: Lia Draxler, Vice President of Human Resources and Nate Schroedl, Vice President of Information Technology.
Lia Draxler joined the company in 2012 as the Director of Human Resources, bringing a breadth of experience in human resources in multiple industries including manufacturing and retail. Draxler has been a key addition to the company’s senior leadership team, with contributions to employee onboarding, recruitment, and management of many company acquisitions over the past nine years. Draxler is a leader in helping keep the company’s health and welfare plans current and world-class. Draxler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, as well as a master’s degree in Human Resources from the Concordia University. She has held a Professional Human Resource (PHR) certification since 2008 and most recently was a member of the 2019 Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leaders Lab.
“As our companies grow, the needs of the organization and the scope of HR will continue to evolve. With Lia’s background and expertise on the leadership team, she is well positioned to help lead the company into the future.”– Keith Meyer, Chief Financial Officer.
Nate Schroedl joined the company in 2005 as a Security Analyst. Throughout Nate’s career with the Cemstone – TCC Materials Group, he has held several roles including Infrastructure Manager, Information Technology Manager and most recently, the Director of Information Technology. Throughout his career, Schroedl has been instrumental in leading several Information Technology initiatives. Some of these include converting, developing, and implementing electronic offerings, security awareness training, paperless initiatives, and reporting projects. Nate holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Information Technology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
“Technological changes are accelerating at a faster and faster pace. Nate’s project guidance will play an extremely important role in the company’s implementation and roll-out of new initiatives. With his technical expertise, Nate will help keep the company ahead of the digital transformation curve.”– Timothy Becken, Senior Vice President
The Cemstone – TCC Materials group has been a family led, 5th generation company based in Minnesota. The Cemstone Companies, best known for its blue ready-mix trucks, operates ready-mixed concrete operations across Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and Iowa. In addition to concrete, Cemstone offers a complete line of construction materials including concrete related products, concrete pumping capabilities, aggregates, engineering services, concrete block, and masonry products. TCC Materials is a leading manufacturer of cementitious packaged products and architectural block with operating facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. TCC Materials produces products under multiple brands including Spec Mix®, Quikrete®, Akona®, Sakrete®, ProSpec®, Tenon®, NorthRock®, Keystone®, and Allan Block®.