SAN MARCOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jeff Turner, Flatiron vice president and San Marcos district manager, was elected the 68th President of the Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter by the AGC Board of Directors on December 13. As president, Jeff will provide leadership and direction to the AGC throughout 2013. Jeff and other AGC 2013 Board members will be installed at the association’s Annual Installation Dinner on January 24.
“This election is a testament to Jeff’s industry leadership. He has proved invaluable to the Flatiron team, and I know he’ll excel during his tenure as AGC San Diego President,” said Flatiron CEO Tom Rademacher.
Jeff has been an active AGC member in recent years. In 2012, Jeff served as the AGC Government Relations and Infrastructure PAC chair. The PAC raised a record amount during 2012. In 2011 he was the AGC Vice President and served as AGC Membership Committee chair. Jeff was AGC treasurer in 2010, and also headed the AGC Plan Room Committee. He served on the AGC Caltrans Liaison Committee for a number of years, and was committee chair in 2007, 2008, 2009, and part of 2012. He also served on the AGC Labor Committee and has been involved in craft labor negotiations.
Jeff has been with Flatiron for more than eight years and has more than 30 years of construction experience. His construction career began in 1980 as a craft worker for Daley Corporation. He graduated from San Diego State University in 1987 with a B.S. in Business Management. After graduation, he worked for USAir and then held project management positions with Daley and W.R. Connelly before joining Flatiron as an area manager in 2004. He was promoted to vice president and district manager in 2008, and now oversees all operations in the San Diego area.
Flatiron, with a construction volume of more than $1 billion in 2011, is one of the leading providers of transportation, power and water infrastructure construction in North America. Flatiron develops innovative solutions to construct infrastructure, including roads, bridges, tunnels, and rail transit and water/wastewater treatment plants, for both public and private clients. Flatiron also operates as a contractor in design-build and public-private partnership projects. Founded in 1947, the firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world's leading international construction service providers.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.