Eric Riddle Joins O’Neal Steel As Chief Technology Officer

BIRMINGHAM, AL. MARCH 1, 2023 – O’Neal Steel announced that Eric Riddle has joined as Chief Technology Officer.


Over the past 24 years, Eric has led and been a part of technology teams across a variety of industries including Engineering, Construction, IT Services, and Industrial Distribution. As CTO, he will lead the O’Neal Steel team as they work to advance a technology strategy and leverage his experience with business process automation to develop applications that align resources with the goals and initiatives of the company.

“We are delighted that Eric is joining O’Neal Steel and believe his experience and skillset is what we need to further our digital transformation and continue our strong pattern of growth,” said Andria Cleghorn, Chief Financial Officer.

Most recently, Eric was Vice President, IT Governance and Operations for Motion Industries where he managed a broad portfolio of IT departments and led the team that made the largest acquisition and integration in Motion Industries history.

Eric is a graduate of Annapolis and served in the Navy on two US warships (USS Chancellorsville and USS Harry S. Truman). He has an MBA in Finance from Rice University.