Member Companies Update: Oct 12, 2017

In members news, Paul Cocotis, was inducted into the UC Berkeley Civil & Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni this week. He leads Shimmick Construction as CEO and Chairman of  the Board.

Mr. Cocotis is a widely recognized leader in th heavy/civil construction industry. Under his leadership, Shimmick grew ten-fold in less than a decade and expanded into new markets. Shimmick regularly wins awards for completing difficult projects.

He is known as an energetic and forward thinking leader whose dedication to Shimmick’s core values has guided the company from its inception to the present.  Paul's leadership reflects a commitment to innovation, and the importance of maintaining a solid business foundation.  His reputation for taking on increasingly challenging projects is equaled by his passion for providing a safe, diverse and family oriented work environment.

 He is known as an energetic and forward thinking leader whose dedication to Shimmick’s core values has guided the company from its inception to the present.  Paul's leadership reflects a commitment to innovation, and the importance of maintaining a solid business foundation.  His reputation for taking on increasingly challenging projects is equaled by his passion for providing a safe, diverse and family oriented work environment.

Read more about him here.

Congratulations also to James "Jim" Roberts of Granite, who had been elected last year but could not attend at that time, and was also inducted this week.  

Mr. Roberts is a distinguished construction executive, spending his entire 35 year career with Granite. As President and CEO and as a Board Director, he is responsible for overall direction of the parent company and all its subsidiaries. Granite's revenues currently exceed $2.4 billion annually. Under his leadership, Granite is widely recognized as not only one of the most accomplished heavy civil contractors in the U.S. with many award-winning projects, but also one of the most ethical, with a widely recognized code of conducts centered around nine Core Values (Safety, Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, and others). 

Read more about him here

Distinguished Alumni page.
 

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