Rembco Geotechnical Contractors has appointed R. Mike Bivens, P.E. as president/CEO, the company announced. Bivens has served as chief engineer since 2012 and is part of the new ownership group transitioning into leadership as Rembco’s past president, Clay Griffin, and vice president, Denise Griffin, prepare for retirement.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee with a BS degree in civil engineering and an MS degree in geotechnical engineering, Bivens is currently pursuing an executive MBA in strategic leadership at UT’s Haslam College of Business. Since joining the company in 2004, Bivens has served as estimator, project manager, engineer and most recently, chief engineer. He lives in Oak Ridge, TN with his wife and two children.

Partners Tim Adkins, James Grubbs, and Bill King all assume vice presidential roles as part of the transition, where they will share responsibility for managing operations, projects, and equipment. Together with Bivens, this team has 70+ years of Rembco experience and 20 combined years of ownership in the company.

Rembco, founded in 1982, is a specialty contractor with design/build expertise in foundation support, soil stabilization, and specialty grouting. Products and services are offered nationwide and include soil nailing, rock bolts and anchors, soil anchors, drilled steel micropiles, compaction piles, and all types of grouting: displacement, permeation, compaction and chemical. For more information, visit