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Schnelle Promoted to Vice President and Dayton Region Leader at Messer Construction Co.

Matt Schnelle
Matt Schnelle
DAYTON, OH — Messer Construction Co. announces the promotion of Matt Schnelle from Operations Vice President to Vice President and Region Leader for the Dayton, Ohio, office. He will oversee all operations and administrative departments throughout the Dayton region.

“I’m honored to lead our 100 employees here in Dayton and to continue to strengthen our customer relationships,” Schnelle said. “I look forward to building even more partnerships with the organizations and communities that make this area so special.”

Schnelle began his career with Messer in 1998 as a co-op, while studying construction management at the University of Cincinnati. Upon graduating in 2002, he was hired on full time as a Project Manager in the Dayton region.

Schnelle has provided leadership across a portfolio of projects throughout the Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus regions, including Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, Dayton International Airport, McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, Alkermes, Boy Scouts Scout Achievement Center, and Boy Scouts Cricket Holler Training Center. He also served as the Account Lead for all of Messer’s projects at Miami University, overseeing nearly $200 million worth of construction projects.

Schnelle is active in the Dayton community — serving on the boards of The Boys and Girls Club of Dayton, Habitat for Humanity Dayton, and the Ohio Valley Associated Builders and Contractors. He is a past board member for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Butler County and a graduate of Leadership Dayton Class of 2019.

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Schnelle’s predecessor, Kevin Cozart, is now a Senior Vice President at Messer.

“Matt is a respected leader who brings tremendous value to the company,” Cozart said. “His extensive field experience and high standards for safety, quality, and performance are reflected in the best-in-class work Messer continues to produce in the Dayton region.”

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