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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Civil Engineering space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
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David F. Morris
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Interim Chief Financial Officer of Aegion
David joined Aegion in 2005 as our Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from the law firm of Thompson Coburn LLP, where he was a partner in its corporate and securities practice areas. He became our Chief Administrative Officer in 2007 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2014 and appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer in November 2017.
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About Aegion, Aegion: Aegion provides corrosion protection, refinery maintenance, and pipeline services.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Tutor Perini
Gary G. Smalley has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since September 2015. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Controller of Fluor Corporation (“Fluor”), a global engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction company, since March 2008 and, from October 2014 until July 2015, concurrently served as Group Chief Financial Officer for one of Fluor’s business segments. Prior to these roles, Mr. Smalley was employed by Fluor as Vice President of Internal Audit from September 2002 to March 2008 and, since joining Fluor in 1991, held a variety of other financial management positions in Australia, Chile, Mexico and the United States. Prior to joining Fluor, he held audit positions with Ernst & Young and J.P. Stevens and Company. Mr. Smalley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
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About Tutor Perini: Tutor Perini is a civil and building construction company offering diversified general contracting and design-build services to clients.
CFO of Willdan
Stacy McLaughlin was appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective November 15, 2013. McLaughlin served as the Company’s Compliance Manager from 2010 to 2013. As Compliance Manager, McLaughlin was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the financial reporting process, including analyzing the balance sheets and income statements of each business segment. Prior to joining the Company, McLaughlin was, from 2009 to 2010, Senior Associate at Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation and, from 2004 to 2009, Senior Audit Associate at the public accounting firm KPMG LLP. In her position at KPMG LLP, she planned, coordinated and completed financial statement audits for companies in the engineering services sector, among others. McLaughlin has a Masters in Accounting from the University of Southern California and BS from the University of Arizona. McLaughlin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
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About Willdan: Willdan is a company selling professional technical and consulting services to public agencies at all levels.
Chief Financial Officer of OptiRTC, Inc.
Mr. Holden is a strategic finance and operations professional with over 15 years experience. At Opti, he oversees finance, accounting, human resources, legal, and real estate functions. Prior to Opti, he spent over 12 years at Eze Castle Integration, a hedge fund technology and cloud services provider, where he finished his tenure as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. During his time at Eze Castle, he managed the company’s US financial operations and spearheaded the establishment of international operations in both Europe and Asia. He has also held the role of Vice President, Finance and Operations, at Forward Financing. He began his career at The Parthenon Group, a global strategic advisory firm. Mr. Holden holds an AB, Magna Cum Laude, in Mathematics from Dartmouth College and a Postgraduate Certificate in International Finance and Accounting from The University of Liverpool.
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About OptiRTC, Inc.: Opti is a technology company focused on the continuous monitoring and adaptive control of distributed stormwater infrastructure.
CFO of MS Consultants
The first 15 years of Steve’s career were spent at General Electric Company, progressing through leadership development programs and roles that let him see most GE businesses and lead teams both domestically and abroad. In his most recent role as CFO of a local company, he led the implementation of a new financial system. Steve has also spent time working as an independent financial consultant, mentoring start-up companies and redesigning financial reporting systems for clients. Steve has extensive experience launching new systems, improving financial and business processes, building financial reporting, planning and analysis disciplines, and supporting mergers and acquisitions.
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About MS Consultants: MS Consultants is multidiscipline engineering, architecture and planning firm providing full services to public and private clients.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of CHA Consulting
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About CHA Consulting: CHA Consulting is a full-service engineering and construction management firm.
CFO of Olsson Associates
Jeff Jenkins is a CFO at Olsson Associates.
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About Olsson Associates: Olsson Associates offers comprehensive engineering and design solutions for public and private infrastructure projects.
Chief Financial Officer of EMH&T
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About EMH&T: EMH&T is a improving quality of life through well planned and designed development.