Atlanta, GA, April 15, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Balfour Beatty Construction has named Frank Spears President of its Georgia Division.
Spears, a well-established and connected leader in the Atlanta business community with many client and partner relationships throughout Georgia, has a background in the construction field that has spanned more than 35 years. He has managed the construction of many recognized developments in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast, including One Atlantic Center (formerly IBM Tower), Ritz Carlton-Atlanta, Lenox Square, and the Underground in downtown Atlanta. Most recently, he was President of Frank Spears & Associates. From 2004-2010, Frank served as President of SG Contracting, Inc. Prior to joining SG Contracting, Frank was Managing Director and Executive Vice President of The Beck Group, a major commercial builder for offices, retail developments, and hospitality construction. Frank’s notable career with The Beck Group spanned 30 years.
“Frank is a proven construction industry executive who will be an enabling leader at Balfour Beatty Construction, adding value to our clients, people, and partners,” said Al Petrangeli, CEO of the company’s Southeast Region. “I am confident he will advance our Division’s construction and business leadership in Georgia.”
Spears holds BCE and MSCE degrees in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a past President and member of the Board of Trustees for the Associated General Contractors of America – Georgia Branch. He is also a former Board Member of the Georgia Tech Foundation and past Board Member and President of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.
About Balfour Beatty Construction
A leader in the U.S. commercial construction industry, Balfour Beatty Construction provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services through 2,100 professionals nationwide. For the past two years, the company has been cited as a Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering-News Record and as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® by FORTUNE magazine. The company is part of London-based Balfour Beatty plc, a global leader in professional services, construction services, support services, and infrastructure investment, with more than $18 billion in annual revenues. To learn more about the company and its subsidiaries—Barnhart Balfour Beatty, Charter Builders, and SpawMaxwell—visit balfourbeattyus.com.
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