HBH Holdings, Inc. is a privately-held investment and withholding’s group that focuses their expertise on fabrication, maintenance, and construction activities supporting the utility and industrial markets. HBH provides portfolio management, record keeping, and legal services for the companies in which they invest.
HBH’s affinity for identifying industry-leading companies has fueled immense growth within the industry and continued opportunities for all of our many team members. HBH works to create integrated companies built for success for customers. partners and employees.
Dave brings over 35 years of senior accounting and financial leadership experience to his role as Chairman of HBH Holdings, Inc.
As a senior level executive, Dave continues to serve on many Board of Trustees at various companies, universities, high schools, non-profits and religious organizations. He has also received numerous awards such as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky in both 1996 and 2008. He was also inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Thomas C. Page Entrepreneurial Center at Miami University in 2003.
Wendell brings over 35 years experience in industrial and utility fabrication, construction and maintenance to the role of Executive Chairman of HBH Holdings, Inc.
He began his career in the field as a craft employee in 1978 specializing in the fabrication and erection of brewery equipment and has held a variety of senior leadership positions in the heavy industrial marketplace.
Wendell has a passion for supporting education and fuels that passion by supporting local and global non-profit education-focused initiatives.
Jeff brings over 36 years of leadership experience in the fabrication and process solutions industry to his role and President and CEO of HBH Holdings, Inc.
He has held several senior leadership positions in various organizations and is actively involved as a Board member of several companies and non-profit organizations.
Jeff is an active member of several trade associations, including SPFA, where he served as president and board member and was inducted into the SPFA/STI Hall of Fame in 2007.
Scott was named President of HBH at the start of 2020 after serving as CEO of Enerfab since August 2017. He is responsible for safety, operational excellence, and market growth across all HBH companies.
As a former co-op from the University of Cincinnati, Scott has been a part of HBH since college. His knowledge of the company’s history, his constant attention to promoting our vision, mission, and core values, and his expertise in the industry allows for continued growth and success across the HBH family of companies.
Chief FInancial Officer
John joined HBH Holdings as chief financial officer in 2019 and is responsible for leading the financial strategy across all HBH companies.
John grew up in Akron, Ohio, but has lived in Cincinnati for the last 30 years. He spent 26 years at Milacron in several operational and financial management positions before eventually becoming CFO of Milacron in 2008. In 2015, he joined West Chester Protective Gear as their CFO, which eventually led John to HBH Holdings.
John received his undergraduate from the University of Akron before attending Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he earned his master’s in finance. He and his wife Ondrea have been married for 25 years, and they have two sons, Jack and Hayden, as well as a Labrador rescue named Duchess.
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Sterling brings over 20 years of corporate law practice to her role as HBH’s General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. Her expertise reflects effective contract negotiation and communication in commercial and construction sectors
Sterling graduated Cum Laude from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 1995 and was the awarded the Professional Achievement Award. In addition, she has been acknowledged by Law and Politics Media as an Ohio Lawyer Rising Star and been selected for the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers.
Dave Herche Honored by American Heart Association
HBH’s senior leadership is dedicated to supporting the mission of the American Heart Association. In 2016, the Association honored Dave Herche with the Heart of the City Award at the annual Heart Ball for his generosity and philanthropic contributions in Greater Cincinnati.
The award was created in 2008 to pay special tribute to non-medical professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the community.
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