Serving as Senior Vice President and Group Manager, Brian Dowd is responsible for providing operational oversight and strategic direction of California, Granite’s largest diversified operating group. Brian is responsible for providing the vision and standards for financial, safety, and environmental performance, business growth, and employee development throughout California’s construction and construction materials businesses.
Since 1986, Brian has served in various estimating, project management and leadership roles across the company. In addition to his operational experience, Brian has held corporate positions as leader of Granite’s employee development initiative, and vice president of human resources. In 2007, he transitioned back to operations where he was the regional manager in Sacramento, California, and successfully guided the region through one of the toughest economic climates Granite has experienced.
Brian holds a BS in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a registered engineer in the states of California and Nevada.