Herk Edwards, Inc. was founded in 1964 by Edward Sivas. His vision was to establish a service focused business to fulfill the needs of the growing school market. He would go on to accomplish this by leveraging his expertise to assist customers with design and implementation solutions. For Edward, it was always about the customers. He passed this emphasis on to Diane and Richard, two of his children, who took over the day to day operations of HEI in 1990. They successfully grew the company into one of top rated dealers of fixed and telescopic seating systems in the US with the assistance of long time and valued team members Steve Stamer and Jeff Holleman. In 2019 Diane Sivas retired and Richard implemented a succession plan to transition ownership of Herk Edwards, Inc. to Steve and Melissa Saunders. They plan to continue the tradition of excellence started by the Sivas Family.
Our Core Goals are:
• Delivering value to our customers. We will lead the way in meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
• Investing in our employees. Compensating them fairly and providing important benefits. This includes support through training and education to help develop new skills for a rapidly changing work environment. We foster diversity and inclusion, dignity and respect.
• Dealing fairly and ethically with our suppliers. We are dedicated to serving as good partners to the other companies, large and small, that help us meet our goals.
• Supporting the communities in which we work. We respect the people in our communities and protect the environment by embracing sustainable practices across our business.