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The Hegwood Team

Founded in 1970 as Hegwood Electric Service, Inc., Gene Hegwood provided quality electrical services to customers across several industries. As the company grew and Kirk Hegwood became involved, the focus became an Automation and Controls company that provides not only products, but solutions for their customers.
Kirk Hegwood

Kirk Hegwood

Kirk is President of Hegwood Automation and Controls. He grew up working in the family business and received a B.S. in M.E.T. from Southern Polytechnic.
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Chris Dyar

Chris is Vice President of Hegwood Automation and Controls. A graduate of UGA, BSAE – Mechanical, GSU MBA, and Six Sigma Black Belt.
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Chris Spivey

Chris is Manager of Automation Engineering and a graduate of GT with a B.S. in Computer Engineering, M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an E.E.T. from Southern Polytechnic.
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Shoji Stark

Shoji is Manager of Manufacturing Operations. With a background in service and manufacturing, he keeps the shop production running.
Donna Anglin

Donna Anglin

Donna is our Accounting and General Administration Manager. She has been a valuable employee of Hegwood Automation and Controls since 1992.
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Will Howel

Will, a native of Rome, GA, is a graduate of KSU Engineering. Besides electrical control experience, he's had years of hands-on mechanical work and control fabrication.
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Philip Burke

Philip is a Georgia native and Athens Tech graduate. He has years of electrical, system integration, and conveyor installation experience. Philip is one of our Project Managers and does an excellent job working with customers to make their projects a success.
Carmen Hegwood

Carmen Hegwood

Carmen Hegwood is in charge of Purchasing. As a graduate of Manhattan College in computer engineering, her technical background is a tremendous help.

Angelina Krause

Angel handles the purchasing for all our projects. With great attention to detail and constant communication with engineers and vendors, she ensures our jobs are set for success.

Melinda Brunson

Melinda is our accounts payable assistant. With a degree in BioScience Technology, her love of math and empirical research has led her down the path of accounting where she finds joy working with numbers.


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Greg Anglin

Greg is our Shop Lead. He has been a valued part of the team since he was in high school. Greg is a skilled panel builder and does an excellent job training new employees.
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Taylor Yost

Taylor is a native of Norcross, GA and has been in the electrical industry since 2011. He has completed a 4 Year Electrical Apprenticeship Program with the IEC. Taylor is our QC lead.
Dean Hayles

Dean Hayles

Dean has a background as an electrician and training with the I.E.C. He is a quick study and knowledgeable fabricator. He's our lead CNC operator and a QC backup.
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Luisiana Pinto

Luisiana is a native of Venezuela where she attended UNEFA for Software Engineering. Since childhood she has loved to build things and is meticulous in her attention to detail.
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David Sanz

David attended IUTPEC in Venezuela where his specialty was Instrumentation Engineering. He has 10+ years of experience in the oil instrumentation industry.
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Julio Colmenares

Julio attended Santa Maria University in Venezuela where he studied Industrial Engineering. He has over 5 years of panel building experience and enjoys building some of our larger jobs.


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