Mr. Trapani has over 34 years of management experience in the utility and sewer rehabilitation industry. He is responsible for the overall management, operations and administration of BLD’s Trenchless Rehabilitation Division which includes Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP) lateral lining and pipe cleaning/CCTV inspection services. Jacob, in conjunction with the President, is responsible for developing, implementing, and leading all activities to achieve BLD’s financial, quality, and safety objectives. He supports the field operations in all phases of construction and related functions; coordinates training and other skill development for operations personnel; and is also responsible for market strategy and customer development in his area of responsibility. Prior to joining BLD, Jacob had a long career with Insituform Technologies accumulating extensive experience in the CIPP industry. While at Insituform, he held multiple Operations Management positions including General Manager of the Louisiana office which managed CIPP rehabilitation for Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky and included a construction portfolio exceeding $50 million annually. Jacob is the Past President of NASSCO and highly involved with ASTM International.