CIPP and Tunneling expert SAK Construction names Archibald as new Chief Financial Officer

ST. LOUIS (May 12, 2011)–SAK Construction, a national pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling services contractor headquartered in the St. Louis area, has recently named Roger Archibald as chief financial officer. SAK provides specialized, high demand services ranging from large diameter tunneling to the full spectrum of current trenchless or “no-dig” technologies, including CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) pipeline rehabilitation.  The firm currently has projects in 23 states across the U.S. 

Archibald, whose most recent previous position was chief financial officer for C.L. Smith Co. in St. Louis, brings to SAK more than 30 years of experience in fiscal management, including acquisitions, external audits, and directing capital and productivity projects.  At SAK, Archibald will manage all aspects of the firm’s financial and administrative activities.

A certified public accountant, Archibald holds a bachelor of science degree in business from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill.  He is a board member and co-chairman of the economic development council of the Missouri State Chamber of Commerce and served as board president of the East Central College Foundation.

SAK Construction ( is one of the fastest growing, privately held pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling contractors in the U.S. Clients include a variety of city, county and state agencies; industrial sectors; municipalities; and water and sewer cooperatives coast-to-coast.  Recent SAK Construction contracts include two major projects for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (the $9.178 million rehabilitation of Old Mill Creek Sewer and its connectors, and the 2,300-linear-foot, 96-inch diameter Coldwater Relief Tunnel rehabilitation); a $31.9 million, 3.5-mile Downtown Wastewater Tunnel for the City of Austin, Texas; a cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) project for the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles, Calif.; a CIPP sewer rehabilitation for the City of Phoenix, Ariz., totaling more than 120,000 linear feet; and a $3 million CIPP project for the City of Chattanooga, Tenn. SAK  is also a contract partner of Choice Facility Partners, a Houston-based nonprofit cooperative purchasing organization serving government entities nationwide.