Kennedy Named President of Universal Metro, Arendt Named VP

Santa Fe Springs, CA, October 23, 2023-Universal Metro CEO Dave Triepke has named Sheila Kennedy president of Universal Metro. (UMI) and Scott Arendt vice president. 

Kennedy joined UMI in January 2016 as a project engineer and has served as director of operations since January 2018. As director of operations, she’s overseen the company’s daily business functions and has been responsible for scaling capabilities as it has grown.

Prior to Universal Metro, Kennedy worked at Zickel Flooring in Missouri, where she performed roles on their accounting, estimating, and project management teams throughout her tenure.

Arendt arrived at UMI in November 2016 as the director of sales and business development. 

Prior to UMI, Scott worked as a senior executive in sales and marketing for Mr. David’s Flooring International (now Diverzify) in Illinois for over 12 years.

Universal Metro is a commercial contractor based in Southern California.