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Southwest Valley Constructors offers comprehensive construction services for the federal government. The company is responsible for fortifying security along the Southern border by building sections of the U.S.-Mexico barrier wall. Get to know Southwest Valley Constructors leaders and executives right here.
About Southwest Valley Constructors
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Southwest Valley Constructors specializes in large-scale construction projects for the federal government. Founded in 2017, the company provides engineering, project management, and industrial and commercial construction services.
Between 2019 to 2021, Southwest Valley Constructors recorded $2.7 billion worth of government contracts. The company’s most notable contract is building the barrier wall in the United States-Mexico border, such as sections along Texas, California, and Arizona.
Who is Southwest Valley Constructors’ owner?
Southwest Valley Constructors is a subsidiary of Kiewit Infrastructure West, owned by Kiewit Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. Being part of a large corporation allows the subsidiary access to the corporation’s decades of experience in the construction industry.
Where is Southwest Valley Constructors headquarters?
Southwest Valley Constructors headquarters is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It also has multiple offices across the U.S., located in Colorado, Arizona, and Delaware.
Southwest Valley Constructors Executive Team
Southwest Valley Constructors’ leadership team consists of construction professionals, serving as the key decision markets and working closely with federal agencies such as the Department of Defense, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, and the Department of Homeland Security. Here’s a list of Southwest Valley Constructors’ executive team.
Gray D. Kite, President
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As the President of Southwest Valley Constructors, Gray D. Kite heads the overall operations, including business objectives, project management, and other related activities. He has held the position since the company’s establishment in 2017.
Kite worked as the Vice President of Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. and Senior Vice President of Kiewit New Mexico Co. Before leading Southwest Valley Constructors, he was working with Amotia and Associated General Contractors of America.
Keith Sasich, Executive Vice President
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Keith Sasich is the Executive Vice President at Southwest Valley Constructors, responsible for managing the company’s financial activities, operations, customer and investor relations, revenue generation, and business opportunities.
Sasich also holds different senior leadership roles at Kiewit Corporation and its multiple subsidiaries. Some of the positions he served in were President and District Manager at Kiewit Texas Construction and Corporate Vice President at Kiewit Corporation.
Scott L. Cassels, Director
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Scott L. Cassels’ responsibilities as a Director at Southwest Valley Constructors include overseeing project completion schedules, budget, client expectations, results delivery, tasks delegation, and more. He works with contractors and subcontractors to coordinate construction project progress until completion.
Cassels is an experienced industry executive, playing key leadership roles for various affiliates of Kiewit Corporation. He has served in Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., and Kiewit Mining Group Inc.
Dave Freeman, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Managing Southwest Valley Constructors’ financial activities is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dave Freeman. He is responsible for budget allocation for multiple projects, financial strategy development, revenue projections, cash flow maximization, and revenue stream analysis.
As part of Kiewit Corporation, Freeman previously worked as the division controller. He joined the construction giant in 2001 and has assumed increasing responsibilities through his current position as Southwest Valley Constructors’ CFO and VP.
Southwest Valley Constructors Leadership Team
Aside from the Southwest Valley Constructors’ executive team, the company employs different industry experts to work with contractors and subcontractors to accomplish projects and contracts for the federal government.
- Christopher Riggin, Estimator
- Josue Julian, Foreman and Plant Operator
- Wyatt Shillingstad, Civil Superintendent
- Samantha Cardenas, Renewables Indirect Lead Estimator
- Jeremiah Pontel, Maintenance Superintendent
- Nikolas Hunter, Operations Manager
- Omar Marquez, Quality Superintendent
- Pamela Spurvey, Survey Manager
- Jim Osborn, Equipment Superintendent
Southwest Valley Constructors: “Strengthening the Southern Border”
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Southwest Valley Constructors leaders and executives have worked with the federal government to boost security along the U.S.-Mexico border. While the company has a young history, the company has become a trusted contractor for critical infrastructure nationwide.