Mel Howard is the General Manager of Triple Crown Concrete (formerly known as Ready Mix Concrete), a Division of Hinkle Contracting. He joined Triple Crown Concrete in April of 2018. Mel brings over 25 years of executive management experience to Triple Crown in all phases of ready mix concrete sales and operations. Prior to joining Triple Crown Concrete, Mel worked with several ready mix supply operations in the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West doing start-ups, acquisitions as well performance improvement in the general management/vice president level. Mel studied Business Administration and Psychology at Northern Virginia Community College and Strayer University. Mel has served on various ready mix associations and executive boards in his past roles and looks forward to serving his customers, his employees, his community and the ready mix industry.