Joining SICO® in 1953 to work with his father and company founder Kermit H. Wilson, Hal currently presides as Executive Chairman of the Board and principal shareholder. Through the years, Hal worked his way through nearly every position in the company from serving in accounting, to purchasing, to being the first employee in space analysis and customer service. Hal was also the first regional sales manager for the company. He was promoted to President in 1977, then to CEO in 1990 when his father passed the leadership reins to him. Hal served as CEO until 2015 when he passed the reins to his son Chris.