Dave Richards

Dave Richards

SVP and Group Manager, Heavy Civil
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Dave Richards is responsible for providing leadership, operational oversight and strategic direction for the national Heavy Civil construction group, representing four heavy civil regions throughout the U.S.: Northeast, based in New York; Southeast, in Tampa, FL; Central, based in Lewisville, TX; and the West Region, based in Northern California. Dave sets the vision and standards for financial, safety, and environmental performance, business growth, and employee development services. Dave is also instrumental in key client relationships, joint-venture partnerships and contract management. 


After joining Granite in 1992, Dave served as Arizona region manager, Arizona region chief estimator and various other positions at Granite’s Arizona region. Most recently, Dave has served as Granite’s senior vice president and Northwest group manager since 2013.


Prior to joining Granite, Dave served as a U.S. Army Officer.


Dave received a BS in civil engineering from New Mexico State University.


Life Director – Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors
Board Member – National Asphalt Pavement Association (2014 - present)