Darryl Schimeck has spent his career in environmental and industrial services, beginning as a management trainee at Chemical Waste Management, Inc. He has worked in the C suite for 30 years in senior positions with The Brand Companies, NSC Corporation, K2 Industrial Services, The Brock Group, Veolia Industrial Services, and Optimer Brands. His operational experience includes scaffolding, insulation, painting, demolition and dismantlement, hazardous waste transportation, treatment, and disposal, environmental remediation, and nuclear facility decontamination and decommissioning.
He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Versa Integrity Group, a leader in testing, inspection and certification services.
He holds a BA in Economics from Alma College where he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He is Chairman Emeritus at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago, Illinois. Darryl Schimeck and Jeanne, his wife of 36 years, live near the southeast shore of Lake Michigan where they enjoy golf, biking, and time with their family.
Owensby & Kritikos (O&K) and Savoy Technical Services (STS) merged together via a transaction completed on Dec. 31, 2012. Prior to the original merger, O&K acquired Rope Access Technology (RAT) in August of 2012.
The acquisition and merger joined three companies that bring the industry more than 70 years of NDE inspection, automated ultrasonic testing and high end evaluation capability, including: phased array, advanced ultrasonic technology, time on flight diffraction,
engineering and rope access. The combined companies offer a full variety of inspection and maintenance repair capability that utilized all facets of industrial, refining, chemical and offshore applications.
The companies have completed merging operations into a single, unified entity. The combined operations feature offices across the central Gulf Coast, with locations in Gretna, LA. (New Orleans), Broussard, LA. (Lafayette), Sulphur, LA. (Lake Charles) and Houston, TX.
The combination of the three companies provides customers with over 600 engineers, API inspectors, rope access climbers and NDE technicians. Just as with our legacy companies, our customers will find every one of Versa’s managers, supervisors and support personnel are available to provide the same professional service they have been accustomed to in the past.