Chaparral Concrete Equipment is an organization made up of individuals who are uniquely equipped in terms of training, expertise, experience, interest, and commitment to meet your needs for cement mixer trucks, concrete pumps, new and used concrete equipment, and comprehensive technical and engineering support along every dimension in the industry. We are proud of our products and our people, and we invite you to get to know us today. Here we are! Call or contact us to discuss your concrete requirements!
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Second generation new and used concrete equipment expert Fred Vincent, Chaparral’s CEO and Managing Partner, loves being involved with the motivated and capable people who build the world’s infrastructure from the ground up: a group he refers to as “the concrete guys.” Fred brings many years’ experience in the concrete industry, with involvement in every phase of the industry, including new and used concrete equipment, management, customer relations – domestic and international, and the highest level of formal education (Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA, University of Texas at Arlington, and Master of Business Administration - MBA, Texas Christian University) to Chaparral Concrete Equipment and to you! Despite his total commitment to meeting your needs for new and used concrete equipment, technical expertise, and concrete industry experience, Fred is involved in a number of personal interests and hobbies ranging all the way from impressive musical expertise (guitar and voice) to competitive bird hunting, bicycling, and other outdoor activities in which he has won numerous awards and titles. Fred is also active in concrete industry associations and organizations.
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Ricardo Molina, Chaparral’s bilingual and binational General Manager, performs many functions for this leading new and used concrete and heavy equipment provider, both domestically and internationally. Responsible, as a part of the Chaparral team, for sales, invoicing, advertising, deliveries, business plan analysis, among other functions, Ricardo thrives in this progressive company where his creative talents and decision-making abilities are valued and utilized. Ricardo is committed at both practical and philosophical levels to the role of concrete in the further development of infrastructure, and he is well versed and experienced in handling complex delivery logistics. Ricardo brings both vast management and hands-on, “on the ground” experience to Chaparral’s team, equipped with the Global Master of Business Administration degree from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management and the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a mechanical engineering and management degree from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Ricardo also enjoys motorcycles, boats, hunting, fishing, and camping when he is not at work.
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Site Manager with responsibilities in a number of key areas within the company is Sharon Vincent, wife of Managing Partner and CEO Fred Vincent, Jr. Sharon comes to Chaparral Concrete with a wealth of experience in business, including some 23 years of intensive involvement and responsibility in the semiconductor industry. In her long-term association with Wonlk Quartz International (formerly Quartz International), Sharon was involved in the manufacturing and supply of quartz products to such semiconductor industry giants as Intel, Motorola, AMD, and others. Starting with QI as Office Manager, Sharon worked her way up the promotional ladder through Site Manager to Materials Manager, being a key performer and enjoying the many roles she was called on to enact at each step of the way. Sharon was with Quartz International until its Texas facilities were consolidated with other units in 2009.
Sharon holds an Associate’s degree in Administrative Management.
As Site Manager for Chaparral Concrete Equipment, Sharon is responsible for a number of major support functions, including but not limited to organizational execution, customer support, DMV audit support and prevention, IRS audit support and prevention, purchasing and sourcing support, IT and facilities support, and an array of human resource functions, including health insurance and other benefits.
Sharon is a north Texas native, having grown up in Mesquite. She fondly recalls family holiday gatherings at her grandparent’s farm and enjoys family time, actively step-parenting the three Vincent boys, boating, adventuring on vacations, and bicycling. She is committed to community improvement and to helping others through her church, volunteering in several capacities.
Vice President for IT (Information Technology) Christopher Vincent is responsible for all of Chaparral Concrete Equipment’s website and online presence, online marketing, and the development of online and search engine marketing strategies. Chris, co-owner of Vincent Vacations, degreed in computer science and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), brings impressive expertise and experience in software engineering and architecture to Chaparral, whose highly trained engineers and concrete equipment and application specialists offer him the challenges of association with a responsive, professional, results-oriented organization. Chris also lends his personal and professional support to his religious faith and his musical interests, as an accomplished jazz saxophonist, study group leader, and fundraiser.
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