AMES, IOWA, US — Scott Sylvester has joined Todd & Sargent as director of business development.

In his new position, Sylvester will manage all business development and marketing activities for the Ames, Iowa, US-based company. Primary responsibilities include strengthening professional relationships and growing business in the core ag, industrial segments, as well as expanding services in the industrial and manufacturing niche markets. 

“Scott’s extensive business development background combined with his knowledge of the industrial process marketplace make him a perfect fit,” said Jon Sargent, president of Todd & Sargent. “We’re excited to engage further in our existing industry segments and leverage opportunities in related markets.”

Sylvester graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1986 and has nearly 35 years’ experience in various sales development, management and training positions. Most recently, he was vice president at McGough Construction. He also previously held senior roles with The Weitz Company and Fagen, Inc.

“I look forward to solidifying our commitment to expand our current market presence and bringing Todd & Sargent’s strengths as a true design builder to new markets,” Sylvester said.

Todd & Sargent is a North American design, engineering and construction firm, serving the ag, industrial design and build marketplace. Founded in 1958, Todd & Sargent is headquartered in Ames, Iowa, US.