Universal Metro, Inc. promotes Sheila Kennedy to President and Scott Arendt to Vice President.

Santa Fe Springs, CA, October 12, 2023 – CEO Dave Triepke has named Sheila Kennedy President of Universal Metro, Inc. (UMI) and Scott Arendt Vice President. “The promotions will help UMI focus on bigger target initiatives and goals”, according to Triepke.

Kennedy joined UMI in January 2016 as a Project Engineer and has served as Director of Operations since January 2018. As Director of Operations, she’s overseen the company’s daily business functions and has been responsible for scaling capabilities as it has grown.

Prior to Universal Metro, Sheila worked at Zickel Flooring in Missouri, where she performed roles on their Accounting, Estimating, and Project Management teams throughout her tenure.

Arendt arrived at UMI in November 2016 as the Director of Sales and Business Development. Since joining, he’s established himself as a trusted partner for vendors and sophisticated buyers and has built a robust network that provides business development opportunities on both regional and national levels.

Prior to UMI, Scott worked as a Senior Executive in Sales and Marketing for Mr. David’s Flooring International (now Diverzify) in Illinois for over 12 years.

Sheila Kennedy
Scott Arendt