Middough Expands Its Executive Team with Key Promotion

Author: Paula Stoneman, Director of Marketing | April 3, 2023

Rob Hattabaugh, VP & GM - Indiana Region

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 3, 2023) —Middough Inc. is proud to announce and congratulate Robert D. Hattabaugh, PMP, on his promotion to Vice President and General Manager of the Indiana region.

Rob will oversee the daily operations of two offices in collaboration with functional leaders. He will provide leadership for growth, strategic initiatives, relationship building, project execution, and resource management activities to achieve company goals and objectives for safety, quality, financial performance, and strategic development.

“We are thrilled to promote such a capable leader like Rob to this vital position,” said Ron Ledin, Chairman and CEO of Middough. In his short time at Middough, his successes as the Senior Project Director, coupled with his demonstrated leadership skills within the company have prepared him for this next assignment and key role.”

Rob has been an asset to our team since joining Middough in October 2022 as Senior Project Director, supporting the development and execution of business in all our core industries in the region. Rob brings over 20 years of experience working in the Power Utility, Metals, and Oil & Gas sectors. His strengths are multi-faceted, having previously worked as an Electrical Engineer, Project Engineer, Senior Project Manager, and Operations Director. 

“I am excited to step into this new role,” said Hattabaugh. “High quality work and relationships with clients and internal employees is what drives Middough’s business, and as a leader, I will strive to continuously improve these and many more aspects of the business now and in the future.” 

Rob holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology from Purdue University.

Outside of work, he enjoys running marathons and triathlons, and spending time with his children and extended family. 

About Middough Inc.
Since 1950, Middough Inc. has been recognized for its performance as a leading provider of technical consulting, engineering, architecture, procurement, and construction management services. With regional offices in Cleveland, Chicago, Toledo, Pittsburgh, and additional offices nationally, Middough provides a full range of business and technical expertise to the Agribusiness, Chemicals, Food and Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Metals, Oil and Gas, Pharma/biotech, Power, and Refining industries. For more information about Middough, visit