James Sponaugle

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James Sponaugle, Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Personnel Development

James (Jim) Sponaugle serves as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Personnel Development at Utz, having served in this role since February 2020. Prior to joining Utz, from January 2009 until January 2020, Mr. Sponaugle worked at the Stewart Companies family of businesses. Starting with Poole Construction from January 2009 to June 2010, and then moving to Riley Welding and Fabricating, a metal fabrication division of Stewart Companies, a full-service construction-related services company, serving as General Manager and Vice President from June 2010 until March 2018. Mr. Sponaugle was promoted to Executive Vice President and added the responsibility of running Stewart & Tate Construction Industrial Division starting March 2018 through January 2020, while also maintaining his responsibilities at Riley Welding and Fabricating. Mr. Sponaugle serves on the Board of Directors of the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Hanover. Mr. Sponaugle earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Cornell University.