Rich Hawkins – President

Mr. Hawkins made a dream come true and took over ownership of Knapp Railroad Builders in 1997. He has continued to keep the service and production of Knapp Railroad Builders at the highest of standards for the industry. Mr. Hawkins began his career with Knapp Railroad Builders as a track laborer in 1967 and continued to climb the company ladder to his present day position. Mr. Hawkins is actively engaged in all phases of railroad track construction, repair, maintenance, and design along with the day-to-day operations of the company. He is often on the job site in communication with his employees and customers to respond to all of their needs.