Chip Niswonger – President of Scioto & COO of Eastern Division of Marsden
Chip became the COO of Marsden’s Eastern Division in 2012, driving double-digit profitability growth six years in a row, with TRIR rates below industry average. Chip’s passion is creating valuable opportunities for all of Scioto’s customer groups. Chip focuses on engagement and commitment within the organization. He believes happy and engaged associates create happy customers and happy customers provide us the opportunity to serve our communities.
Chip is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He joined Scioto Services in 1990, starting in operations learning all aspects of the company. Chip also spent time as a frontline service associate executing everything from restroom cleaning, floor work, industrial cleaning, and other cleaning activities. His grassroots entry into the organization provided valuable insight and the opportunity to learn and understand the value equation customers expect. Chip worked his way through key roles in the organization, from Operations to HR, People Development, Safety, and Sales. Chip was instrumental in leading Scioto services early-stage growth from a $2 million to a $15 million organization. He was a critical part of the team supporting the sale of Scioto to Marsden in 2006 which provided opportunities to continue growing the business.