Riverside, CA – April 24, 2017 – HHCI announces the selection of Mr. Jeff Geist for the position of President of Hal Hays Construction. Mr. Geist recently served as Vice President of Ames Construction, Inc., with previous positions at Granite Construction, Los Angeles Engineering and Teichert Construction.
His notable construction projects include:
- $263M I-15 Express Lane Design Build project
- $40M San Juan Creek Channel Design Build project
- Numerous Caltrans paving projects requiring an annual placement of over 1,000,000 tons of asphalt in various locations throughout Northern California
- $400M Land Development & Residential Infrastructure programs for Centex, Taylor-Woodrow, and Meritage residential builders
As a lifelong construction professional, Mr. Geist earned his experience through a variety of positions including Laborer, Operating Engineer, Foreman, Estimator, Operations Manager, General Manager and Vice President. His extensive experience also encompasses HMA plant and quarry operations as well as fire and earthquake emergency response programs.
“With the opportunities being presented to HHCI, along with the state’s initiatives for infrastructure upgrades in the years to come, HHCI is poised for steady growth over the next decade,” said Kirby Hays. “In pursuit of our growth, I am so excited to see the positive effect Jeff will have across the company. Please join me in welcoming Jeff as President of Hal Hays Construction! Welcome aboard, Jeff!”
Mr. Geist will report directly to Kirby Hays who will retain the role and title of Chief Executive Officer at Hal Hays Construction.