Bobbie Hipenbecker

Area Manager

Bobbie is currently the Area Manager for the Vibra-Tech Missouri office. She is responsible for all day-to-day operations including client development, field work, pre and post-blast inspections, damage claim investigations, public relations, project bids and cost analysis. Bobbie works directly with clients to generate proposals from leads and subsequently manage their projects.


  • B.A. – English, Concordia University, 1987

Continuing Education:

  • Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) Training 30 CFR Part 46
  • OHSA – 10 hour Construction Safety & Health

Professional Memberships:

  • Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers
  • Iowa Limestone Producers Association
  • International Society of Explosives Engineers
  • Missouri AGC (Associated General Contractors)
  • Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Professional Experience:
Bobbie oversees the installation, maintenance, and removal of seismograph equipment for clients in the Midwest. She represents the company at industry trade shows and conferences and serves on the planning committee for internal company training programs. Bobbie has served as the Area Manager of the Missouri office since 2023. She started at Vibra-Tech, Inc. in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant moving quickly into the role of Operations Manager.