Reid “Huck” Finn is the president of APi Construction Company, a solutions provider in the industrial market specializing in scaffold, insulation, refractory and siding installation. With the main office in New Brighton, Minnesota, APiCC completes work across the United States and holds branch offices in Kaukauna, Wisconsin and Bismarck, North Dakota.
He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor’s degree in information systems engineering. Huck served as an infantry officer and deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2003-2004. After serving in the Army, Huck began his career with APi Group spending the first year in the Leader Development Program. In 2006, Huck accepted a full-time role with APi Construction Company as the business and leadership development manager. After six and a half years in that role, he transitioned to lead a sister company, Classic Industrial Services. Three years later, he is returning to lead APi Construction Company.
Huck is a strong believer in leadership development and that everyone is a leader. He defines leadership as the ability to positively influence those around you in order to help them accomplish or believe what they otherwise wouldn’t without you. With that definition, Huck believes in training and developing people, regardless of experience, position, title or tenure. He also believes that teamwork, collaboration and open communication are breeding grounds for growth and success. It is his belief that everyone is responsible to coach and teach others while providing real-time feedback in order to build an organization of constant improvement.
Huck is a family man and enjoys spending time with his wife, Tara, and two kids, Maeve and Calvin. In his down time, Huck is a vocational trainer with Dale Carnegie Training and is certified to lead the Dale Carnegie Sales Success course. He is a runner, active in his church and a believer in supporting the local community.