Kansas Asphalt has grown into a national parking lot paving and construction company under strong management. Our leadership and management team has decades of experience in the parking lot construction and management industry.
Jane Jeffries founded Kansas Asphalt, Inc. in 2003 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2017. She is currently Kansas Asphalt's Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman. Jane oversees all aspects of Kansas Asphalt as the decision-maker on strategy and other key policy issues, with the overarching goal of growing the organization. She has more than 25 years of experience in business management and leadership roles.
Jane received a B.S. in Agriculture and a D.V.M. from Kansas State University.
Chuck Jeffries joined Kansas Asphalt in 2009 and served as Managing Director until 2017, when he transitioned to Chief Operating Officer. Chuck is charged with business development as well as cascading the organization's strategy and mission statement to staff. He is ultimately responsible for the daily operations of the company.
A lifelong entrepreneur with more than 35 years of experience in the construction and aggregate industries, Chuck has led numerous companies to achieve success. In addition to his management role, he oversees the company’s consulting arm, employing his technical expertise and experience to assist other companies in the utilization of their natural resources.
Buddy Clark is the President of Kansas Asphalt. Buddy is responsible for Kansas Asphalt's rapidly growing Construction Management business and its national sales platform. Buddy is a 1993 graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in Civil Engineering.
Buddy has spent 25 years in the paving industry. Before joining Kansas Asphalt, he worked at global firms Koch Materials, SemMaterials and MeadWestvaco. He co-founded Majeska Associates in 2010 to create and deliver two new pavement maintenance products, Axys and Onyx.
Buddy and his wife of over 25 years have five children and live in Overland Park, Kansas.
Candi Eckert has been with Kansas Asphalt since 2012 as Corporate Controller, and has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2014. Candi is responsible for the development and execution of the financial strategy supporting Kansas Asphalt’s growth and business plans. She has more than 30 years of experience in business and financial leadership roles in the insurance and construction industries.
Candi earned an MBA with an emphasis in finance from Baker University.
Charles D. “Chuck” Burkhart joined Kansas Asphalt in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy. Chuck is a key part of the development of Kansas Asphalt's Texas pavement division, as well as national account development. Chuck has more than 40 years of operational, sales, marketing and senior leadership experience with both domestic and international companies.
He received his degree in Education from The Pennsylvania State University, where as quarterback he helped lead the football team to two undefeated seasons.
Chuck started in the pavement business with a summer job in college working for Allegheny County, PA, fixing potholes.
Andy Jeffries joined Kansas Asphalt in the winter of 2005 after graduating from Emporia State University. His first role with the company involved running asphalt paving, milling, and concrete crews within the Construction Division. Eventually, he began bidding work as an estimator, all while keeping an eye on the construction happening in the field. In 2010, Andy was promoted to Vice President of the Construction Division, as the company had experienced rapid growth despite the nationwide recession. As the company moved forward and branched out into other operating sectors, Andy was promoted to Executive Vice President of Construction, which is the role he holds currently. His duties include overseeing all of Kansas Asphalt’s self-performing offices, from project inception and bidding through scheduling and construction. In his spare time, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife, Melissa, and is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt and fish, especially with his trusty dogs at his side.
Andrew Barnes joined Kansas Asphalt in 2014 as a National Account Manager. Andrew was promoted to Vice President of National Sales in 2016 and is responsible for all aspects of managing and executing national sales. Andrew has more than 20 years of construction sales experience.
Andrew has an B.S. in History from the University of Wyoming.
Pam Peckinpaugh is the Executive Vice President of Construction Management Division, for Kansas Asphalt's maintenance and repair programs. Pam has been with the company since 2012, where she began as a Project Manager. Pam has continued to advance with the company, receiving accolades along the way, including Kansas Asphalt's Project Manager of the Year Award in 2014.
Pam is Kansas Asphalt's in-house techie and also the System Administrator for the company's customized software programs.
Jeanne Pollard joined Kansas Asphalt in 2014 as the National Accounts Director and was promoted to Vice President CM-Capital in 2015. Jeanne is responsible for managing the company's construction management capital team, including the field construction managers. Jeanne has more than 25 years of managing experience within the industry.
In her downtime, Jeanne loves to ride motorcycles on new Kansas Asphalt pavement.
Our capabilities to support parking lots are wide and deep. Whether you need a surface treatment, a full replacement or an expert to help with your project, we have a solution.