Mike Pierce joined The Austin Company in 1980 as a mechanical engineer and has progressed through multiple positions with Austin in Engineering, Project Management, Sales, Sales Management, and Operations Management. In 2011 he was named the tenth president of Austin which is celebrating 140 years of designing and building great operating environments for the industrial sector.
Throughout his career, Pierce has been focused on select building types, from process plants, to airports and defense facilities to most recently, his favorite, Baking and Snack Facilities. He recently completed a four-year position on BEMA’s bakery Industry Forum (BIF Panel) and was elected to the BEMA Board of Directors in 2017. He was an educational presenter at the 2016 IBIE speaking on Lean Design and Construction of Bakeries and presented at ASB in 2014 on trends in bakery design and construction.
In his spare time in Cleveland, six months a year he plays golf with his wife and thinks about playing golf with his wife the other six months
Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Engineering Session
The Impact of FSMA on Bakery Facility Design and Construction