Eric Stangel named as TAPCO’s President and Chief Executive Officer

TAPCO’s Managing Director will be taking on a new role with the company

Brown Deer, Wis. – June 13, 2023 – Traffic and Parking Control Co., Inc. (TAPCO), manufacturer, distributor and service provider of roadway safety innovations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Stangel as President and CEO. 

Eric brings a wealth of experience to this role, having proven himself as a dynamic leader in a variety of leadership capacities since he began his TAPCO career in 2006. Eric started as an account manager, and he most recently served as TAPCO’s CFO and Managing Director. 

"Eric is an exceptional leader who has played a critical role in TAPCO's success throughout his 17 years with the company," said Andy Bergholz, co-owner of TAPCO. "We're confident Eric is the right leader for our company as it enters its next chapter." 

In his new role, Eric will be guiding TAPCO to achieve the company’s mission of saving 1,000,000 lives through 1,000,000 connected devices. His promotion will better position TAPCO for success as the traffic industry continues to evolve. 

“I am honored to be appointed as President and CEO of TAPCO, and I look forward to building on TAPCO’s strong foundation of success,” said Eric Stangel. “We have a rich history delivering innovative lifesaving solutions to the intelligent transportation industry, and I am excited to lead the company as we continue to grow and push our mission forward.” 

As an industry-leading innovator, TAPCO manufactures, distributes and services a wide portfolio of traffic and parking safety solutions designed to increase safe travels for all. Since 1956, we have set the standard for delivering reliable, cutting-edge traffic safety enhancements. From our leading line of LED-enhanced BlinkerSign® solutions to our pedestrian crossing products, safety is at the heart of all TAPCO innovations. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.