Press Releases

February 4, 2020 - Blacklidge President & CEO, Doug Fergusson, elected to serve as Secretary of NAPA’s Associate Member Council


Gulfport, MS – The Associate Member Council (AMC) of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently elected Doug Fergusson, President & CEO of Blacklidge, to serve as Secretary of the AMC. The AMC supports the interests of NAPA’s Associate Members—including paving contractors, equipment producers and materials suppliers—giving them representation within the Association.    Since joining …

November 4, 2019 - Glenn Haertel named as Blacklidge Emulsions’ new Chief Marketing Officer


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions recently announced that Glenn Haertel would fill the newly-created leadership role of Chief Marketing Officer. Haertel is responsible for the company’s go-to-market strategies that drive product growth and market expansion, including: The adoption of new products in the marketplace Penetration of new markets by the sales team Defense of Blacklidge’s …

July 25, 2019 - New Sales Manager Justin Prillaman will Expand Blacklidge Emulsions’ Reach to Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc., a leader in innovative asphalt technologies, has announced that Justin Prillaman will be the Sales Manager for their new Mid-Atlantic Territory. This area includes Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The creation of this sales territory supports Blacklidge’s ongoing commitment to expanding growth. An increasing number of state agencies …

July 7, 2019 - Wise Sullivan named Blacklidge Emulsions’ new North Texas and Oklahoma Sales Manager


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions recently announced that Wise Sullivan would fill the newly created position of Sales Manager for North Texas and Oklahoma. The new sales territory supports Blacklidge’s plan for ongoing expansion. Sullivan was born in Denison, Texas and grew up in Oklahoma, making him the perfect candidate for this new position. He was raised in southeastern …

July 6, 2019 - Blacklidge Emulsions expands into South Texas with Caleb Barrington as new Sales Manager


Gulfport, MS – Blacklidge Emulsions has announced that Caleb Barrington will fill the newly created position of Sales Manager – South Texas. This new role follows the establishment of Blacklidge’s Western Sales Region. Mike Milliman has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the area. “As we continue to grow the Texas market, we will need more boots on …