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Jigisha Desai

SVP and Chief Financial Officer
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Jigisha Desai joined Granite in 1993, and leads all accounting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, information technology, corporate finance, and treasury functions.  She oversees capital allocation, capital structure, equity and debt management, and enterprise risk management. Jigisha is responsible for corporate development focusing on the company’s strategic plan through mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Jigisha has been instrumental in building Granite’s long-term relationships with a diversified group of lenders, sureties, insurance markets and financial advisors.

 

Throughout her career at Granite, Jigisha has served in various capacities including vice president of corporate finance, vice president and treasurer, assistant treasurer and treasury manager.

 

Jigisha is a board member of ARTBA (“American Road and Transportation Building Association”), is a member of the Association of Financial Professionals, and is a Certified Treasury Professional.

 

Jigisha received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Houston, and an M.B.A. in corporate finance from Golden Gate University. In 2016 she completed the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Affiliations

Board Member – ARTBA
Board Member – 1st Capital Bank
Board Member - Girls, Inc. (Inactive)
Former Board Member - Pacific Collegiate School
Former Board Member - Pajaro Valley Health Trust