Our Team


Executive Leadership Team

Meet our Board of Directors

Anne Noonan-President and Chief Executive Officer; Director

Anne Noonan

President and Chief Executive Officer; Director

President and Chief Executive Officer; Director

Anne Noonan joined Summit in 2020 after having served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN), a global producer of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces, from November 2016 through January 2020. During her tenure, she transformed the company into a high performing specialty solutions provider with 31% revenue and 22.5% EBITDA growth in high value specialty markets. Ms. Noonan joined OMNOVA in September 2014 as President of its Performance Chemicals business segment. Prior to OMNOVA, Ms. Noonan spent 27 years at Chemtura Corporation, a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals. During her tenure with Chemtura, Ms. Noonan held leadership roles across a wide range of disciplines, from strategic marketing to product development and innovation, to mergers and acquisitions and general management. Ms. Noonan serves on the board of CF Industries, a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution. She earned her Bachelor of Science Honors degree in chemistry and her Master of Science in organometallic chemistry from University College Dublin, Ireland.

Brian Harris - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brian Harris

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Prior to Summit Materials, Brian was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch + Lomb. Brian also served at Tomkins PLC., the industrial, automotive, building products and engineering manufacturing conglomerate in several key senior management roles as President of its Worldwide Power Transmission business, Senior Vice President of Business Development, and Chief Financial Officer. He was also the former President of Gates Unitta Asia, a Tomkins PLC and Japanese joint venture based in Osaka. He began his career as staff accountant in the Glasgow office of Deloitte & Touche LLP. He earned his Bachelor of Accountancy from Glasgow University and qualified as a Scottish Chartered Accountant.

Tom Beck - Executive Vice President and Cement Division President

Thomas A. Beck

Executive Vice President and Cement Division President

Executive Vice President and Cement Division President

Thomas A. Beck joined Summit Materials in May 2010 when Summit purchased a controlling interest in Continental Cement. Mr. Beck is the President of Continental Cement, a position he has held since January 2013. He was a Senior Vice President with Continental Cement from 2005 to 2013 and its VP, Sales and Marketing, from 1996 to 2005. Mr. Beck also held various positions with Holnam (predecessor to Holcim (US) Inc.) from 1987 to 1996. Mr. Beck currently serves on the Executive Committee and as Vice Chairman of the Portland Cement Association and is active on several cement and concrete industry boards. Mr. Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Anne Lee Benedict - Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Anne Lee Benedict

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Anne Lee Benedict joined Summit Materials in October 2013. Prior to Summit Materials, Anne was a corporate partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Her practice involved a wide range of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, securities offerings, securities regulation and disclosure issues, and corporate governance matters. Anne graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1995.

Michael Brady - Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer

Michael Brady

Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer

Michael J. Brady joined the company in April 2009 after having been a Senior Vice President at CRH PLC’s U.S. subsidiary, Oldcastle, with overall responsibility for acquisitions and business development, having joined Oldcastle in 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Brady worked in several operational and general management positions in the paper and packaging industry in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Asia Pacific with the Jefferson Smurfit Group, PLC (now Smurfit Kappa Group PLC). Mr. Brady received a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and a Master of Engineering Science (Microelectronics) from University College, Cork in Ireland and a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.