Middough Welcomes Sam Barnes, PE, as President and CEO

Author: Paula Stoneman, Director of Marketing | October 23, 2023

Samuel R. Barnes, PE, President & CEO - Cleveland, OH

CLEVELAND, Ohio (October 23, 2023) — Middough Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Samuel R. Barnes, PE as its new President and CEO.  As part of this organizational change, Ron Ledin, PE will become Middough’s Executive Chairman, and Carl Wendell will become Executive Vice President and COO.


In his new role, Sam will provide leadership working with Middough’s executive team and have responsibility for the functional and financial performance of the company.  He will also be responsible for executing the company’s business strategy as well as its cultural, safety, quality, and talent initiatives.


Sam earned his BSME and MBA from the University of Michigan and is a registered professional engineer in multiple states.   As a professional mechanical engineer, Sam brings more than 30 years of experience in the power industry with large and small EPC/EPCM firms.  He has held various executive-level positions including executive officer and chief operating officer with responsibility for projects and engineering. 

“We are pleased to have Sam join our team,” said Ron Ledin, Executive Chairman of Middough.   “His engineering expertise and leadership acumen will be instrumental in driving growth and continuous improvement throughout the Middough organization.” 

"I'm truly honored to join Middough,” said Sam Barnes, “I am looking forward to leading and collaborating with the team to achieve our shared goals."

About Middough Inc.

Since 1950, Middough Inc. has been recognized for its performance as a leading provider of technical consulting, engineering, architecture, procurement, and construction management services. With major offices in Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Toledo, and additional offices nationally, Middough provides a full range of business and technical expertise to the Agribusiness, Chemicals, Food and Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Metals, Oil and Gas, Pharma/Bio-tech, Power, and Refining industries. For more information about Middough, visit www.Middough.com.