Our Team

Dustin Schlachter

Dustin Schlachter is dedicated to providing water and wastewater system repair and maintenance solutions that are both affordable and long lasting. His entrepreneurial aspiration has held Dustin captive to the no-dig, trenchless technology field since 1999 when he and his father founded S&S Directional Boring. His knowledge and experience continued to grow as he expanded his work to include infrastructure rehabilitation through lining and coating system application in 2007. This expansion began his journey to create OBIC.

Dustin serves as an active member and past president of the Great Lakes Trenchless Association. He is also a member of the National Association of Sewer Service Companies and the Water Environment Federation.

A devoted husband and father of three, Dustin finds enjoyment and relaxation in outdoor activities like landscaping and gardening. Dustin is dedicated to learning and growing in faith, and his life goal is to help others grow as well.

Bob Klopfenstein
Director of Technology

Bob Klopfenstein has been with OBIC since July of 2018. With over 35 years in the chemical and sewer lining coating, Bob has experience working with clients in every industry that OBIC serves. Over the past 15 years, his focus has been on offering repair and maintenance solutions for the water and wastewater structure rehabilitation industry.

Bob holds a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and stays current on industry challenges and trends by participating in professional organizations that include the Water Environment Federation, National Association of Sewer Service Companies and North American Society for Trenchless Technology.

In his free time, Bob enjoys golfing, gardening and wine collecting.

Gary Mock
VP of Sales & Marketing

Gary Mock has been with OBIC since the company was founded in 2017 and has extensive experience in water and wastewater structure rehabilitation and maintenance. Since 2007, Gary has served as a member of the Water Environment Federation. Additionally, he maintains memberships in the Ohio and Pennsylvania WEA and RWEA as well as the Polyurea Development Association.

After a busy workweek, Gary enjoys fishing and catching up with friends and family over a friendly game of cards. Committed to making a difference in his community, Gary is an avid supporter of children’s charities and non-profit organizations that help those in need. His philanthropy includes supporting local Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops, school benefit drives, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Make a Wish Foundation.

Troy Reed
Member and Business Development

Troy is responsible for member and business development at OBIC and brings over 35 years of experience in water and wastewater infrastructure construction to the position. From fieldwork to project management, Troy’s industry experience includes a proven track record of expertly communicating a client’s objectives to the crews who are performing the work on-site. No stranger to coordinating high-priority projects, Troy ensures client satisfaction while successfully managing multiple crews of up to 130 employees who are working simultaneously on water and wastewater infrastructure projects on both residential and commercial sites.

Troy’s favorite pastimes include boating, fishing and camping, but his true passion is spending time with his three grandchildren. Although his work schedule keeps him busy, Troy and his wife enjoying finding time to rehabilitate houses.