Andrew Altendorf has been the CEO and majority stockholder in Acme since November of 2005. Altendorf graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. After graduation Altendorf spent 10 years with the Xerox Corporation in sales and Management positions and achieving the title of Major Account Sales Manager prior to leaving the company in November of 1987. During his tenure Altendorf earned numerous regional and national awards from Xerox for his performance.
The next 18 years were spent with the Nordam group in Tulsa Oklahoma. Nordam is a privately held Aerospace company that manufactures and repair aircraft components for the commercial and military markets worldwide. Andrew held positions from the Director of Marketing , Vice President and President of various divisions over the 18 years and left while holding the title of President of the Companies international sales and marketing organization. While at Nordam. Altendorf was extensively trained in Lean Manufacturing, organizational skills, and training at the University of Michigan graduate programs in utilization of financial tools.
Since owning Acme, Altendorf has taken 28 years of business experience and applied his skills to keeping Acme as an industry leader. He has led an investment effort to replace aging equipment and infrastructure with state of the art equipment and facilities. His experience in lean manufacturing and sales have helped Acme increase market share and continue to establish the company as a market Leader.
David Pollard has served as vice president of Acme Environmental since 2005. Prior to that, he held the title of emergency response manager beginning in 1993. David brings over 20 years of product and emergency response experience to the company. In those 20 years, David has been directly involved in some of the largest spills in Oklahoma and surrounding areas in a supervisory position.
After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1983, he was a branch manager for an industrial safety supply company for 3 years in Kansas City, Missouri until accepting a position with Briggs Weaver and moving back to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He served as an environmental and safety product specialist in support of the general line sales force until 1993 when he joined Acme Environmental.
With over 30 years of environmental products knowledge and over 20 years of spill response experience, David provides a valuable resource for environmental products, applications, and spill response strategies to the customer.
Helen Reddell has been the Controller at Acme since August of 2006.
Helen graduated from Northeastern State University in May of 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. After graduation Helen spent 6 years in various accounting positions with Management and Training Corporation contractor of the Tulsa Job Corps Center. The next 4 years Helen worked for Thrifty Rent-a-Car Systems, Inc. in the General and Fleet Accounting departments.
The following 9 years was spent with the Nordam group in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Helen held the positions of General Accounting Supervisor (Nordam Repair Division) and Manager of Financial Systems (World Aviation Associates and Corporate Accounting Division).
Since coming to Acme Helen has implemented a new accounting system which has streamlined all the accounting functions.
Patrick joined Acme in 2013, in the capacity as Director of Engineering. His responsibilities include product development, incident coordinator and project manager.
Following high school graduation, Patrick attended Oklahoma State University where he graduated with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Patrick interned for two summers at a site development firm and was reassured of his commitment to his engineering degree. He accepted an engineering position in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a Junior Structural Engineering where he gained extensive applied experience in design engineering for structures in the transportation industry. This experience includes reinforced concrete design for retaining walls, culverts and bridges as well steel design for bridge girders. Patrick worked in the structural field for two and a half years prior to joining Acme. His problem solving and engineering background allow for Acme to solve problems that arise in the field during spills and find unique ways to meet our customers’ manufacturing needs.
Patrick’s extensive involvement in the community includes volunteering time at his church and with Sigma Nu fraternity at Oklahoma State University. Patrick is a proud member of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and Spill Control Association of America (SCAA).
Sarah joined Acme in August of 2009 after studying Elementary at Oklahoma State University. Sarah taught preschool for two years prior to joining Acme. Sarah is currently the Director of Marketing for Acme Environmental. Her responsibilities include advertising coordination, direct mail, exhibit coordination, travel, and order entry. Sarah was recognized as one of Tulsa Oklahoma’s Top 20 young business leaders in 2008. She is an active member at Christ the King Catholic Church, volunteers at Catholic Charities of Tulsa and Marquette School.