Bio – Shawn Martin


Shawn Martin
President / COO

Shawn, the President and COO of RussMar Utility Management,LLC grew up in the pipeline business. As a teenager he started as a laborer/pipe layer for his father’s utility construction company. With over 25 years of pipeline experience in every facet of the business, Shawn started RussMar from scratch with the goal of being an owner with a ‘hands on’ approach to ensure client satisfaction in every aspect of the project.


A 1999 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Shawn has a BS in Construction Management with a minor in Business. Shawn started RussMar in 2013 and he’s also the Chief Executive Officer for Martin Contracting Inc., the corporate partner of RussMar Utility Management, LLC. Martin Contracting specializes in natural gas pipeline, water and sewage infrastructure construction, installation and relocation.