Brian began work as an intern at Gray in 1999 while he was a civil engineering student at the University of Kentucky. Upon graduation, Brian gained valuable experience as a field engineer, assistant project manager, project manager, and senior project manager. In 2004, Brian relocated to Gray’s Southeast office in Birmingham, AL. Since then, he has worked on a variety of large and complex projects and was named Gray’s project manager of the year in 2007. In 2010, Brian was named regional manager of the Southeast office and received the “Young Construction Engineer of the Year” award from the University of Kentucky’s Department of Civil Engineering. Named vice president of the Southeast office in 2013, Brian was also active in the Alabama chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). His strong leadership qualities and project execution skills were pivotal to Gray and the Southeast office.
In 2015, Brian became chief operating officer of Gray Construction, providing day-to-day oversight of Gray’s operations team and operational systems. Brian also serves on the Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), an association of America’s leading design and construction companies working to be a leading force for positive change in the industry.
In 2020, Brian was named the president and chief executive officer of Gray Construction. In this role, he focuses on continuing the company’s progress as an industry leader and growth-oriented business with keen attention toward building and strengthening relationships with customers, team members, and business partners.
Brian is driven mostly by his two greatest passions: faith and family.
When Brian isn’t working, he enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking or hunting, reading, traveling, cooking, and outdoor home improvement projects.