Chief OperatiNG OFFICER

Pat Weaver is an internationally known and trusted expert in the asphalt industry. As chief operating officer, Weaver manages overall operations as well as strategy and new product technology.

Weaver brings a wealth of experience to the COO role. His career spans roles in asphalt mix design, new product development, plant operations, sales and marketing, and executive management. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including the Phoenix APEX Racetrack, various auto manufacturer proving grounds, numerous FAA airport reconstruction projects in cities across the U.S., and a wide range of projects for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).

In addition to his experience in the asphalt industry, Weaver has designed unique concrete mixes used for high-profile projects such as Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Arizona Science Center among many others. He holds a patent for a process to package deactivated cement and cement activator.Weaver is a frequent guest speaker for various industry associations, webinars and podcasts, including NAPA’s Pave-It-Black series, and has published articles in multiple media outlets. He has also taken an active role in many asphalt industry associations, including leading executive committees, and he is an expert on the process of obtaining Environmental Production Declaration listings.

“Pat is a known and trusted Asphaltist. He brings a host of networking, operational, and extensive asphalt and concrete expertise to our table. We look forward to collaborating with him as a contributing member and mentor to our team.” 

–Steve Santa Cruz, President of Surface Tech



As a leader with both creative and analytical skills, Jason oversees the planning, development, and execution of Surface Tech’s marketing and advertising strategies. He has been responsible of late for clarifying the company’s value proposition through a series of new branding executions resulting in a revamped website and other improvements in the company’s strategic marketing initiatives.

Jason brings more than 25 years of industrial design, branding, and manufacturing experience to his new role as CMO. His work has appeared in leading design publications, and he has received numerous international design awards. His portfolio includes more than 40 design and utility patents in the fields of consumer electronics, software, packaging, medical devices, and software. Speed to market, with a critical eye for detail and simplicity, is the driving force behind his multidisciplinary design process.

Jason holds a BS in Industrial Design from The Ohio State University. His previous work experience includes Nike, Proctor & Gamble, Skylab Architecture, and founder of New Studio. 

Stacie Steel

U.S. Northwest

Stacie Steel, PE, offers a depth of experience in asphalt and concrete pavements. She has provided infrastructure-related civil engineering and project management consulting services to both public and private sector clients for the past 20 years.

Stacie’s technical expertise centers around all things pavements: structural design, materials design and specifications, sustainability, life-cycle cost analyses, pavement management, preservation and rehabilitation, QA/QC, materials testing, and forensic evaluations.

Throughout her career, she has worked on paving projects for many national commercial retailers, municipalities, and airports. Stacie has proven leadership and organizational capabilities, as evidenced by earning the President’s Choice Award from the WTS Colorado Chapter early in her career. She currently serves on the WTS Puget Sound Chapter’s TransportationYOU Committee, and is dedicated to ensuring access to local outdoor recreation opportunities serving on the Board of Directors for the Lonesome Lake Preservation Group.