Area Sales Manager, Akkerman
Chris Sivesind is an Area Sales Manager with Akkerman, pipe jacking and tunneling equipment manufacturer. Sivesind is responsible for sales in the western most portions of the United States as well as Western Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia. Sivesind’s career in the pipe jacking and tunneling industry has been multi-faceted. Early on, he was regional manager for his family’s pipe jacking and auger boring construction business. Following this, he worked as west coast sales representative and specialty shoring installation consultant for a trench safety rental group. Prior to Akkerman, Sivesind worked for another pipe jacking equipment manufacturer. Sivesind is an active participant in industry associations NASTT, ISTT and CSITT, has authored and presented several papers at their conferences and served as chair and secretary for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of NASTT. He received his formal education from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Go Cougs!