Swinerton is pleased to welcome Senior Vice President Don Adair to the Executive Committee as Chief Relations Officer, Executive Vice President.
“Our relationships are the foundation of our company,” Adair said. “We established the CRO position to build on our relationships with our customers, align our resources, and capitalize on the strengths of our people. I look forward to serving our company in this new role and partnering with everyone both internally and externally as Swinerton continues to grow nationally.”
Don started his career with Swinerton in 1988 as a Project Engineer with the Los Angeles division where he was involved in high-profile projects such as the Huntington Ritz Carlton in Pasadena and Sony Studios in Culver City. In 1995, he joined the newly-established San Diego division as an Operations Manager and was a key part of the core team that helped Swinerton develop into a local market leader.
Don was promoted to San Diego Division Manager in 1999 and helped guide the team to success with landmark projects at the Omni Hotel, Hotel del Coronado, UC San Diego, and more. In 2009, Don was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, where he helped oversee operations in Southern California, and the newly formed Renewable Energy division. In 2011, he was appointed to the Swinerton Incorporated Board of Directors.
As Chief Relations Officer, Don is responsible for enhancing and expanding the internal and external relationships that support Swinerton’s clients, business partners, and employee-owners. In his role, he provides guidance and direction with sales and marketing, corporate client services, and target markets and is focused on leveraging Swinerton’s talent to its highest capacity.
With his strengths in national sales, communication, and leadership, Don will continue to assume additional corporate responsibilities focused on developing the future strategic direction of the organization.
Swinerton provides commercial construction and construction management services throughout the United States and is a 100% employee-owned company. Recognized nationally since 1888, Swinerton is the preferred builder and trusted partner in every market it serves—proudly leading with integrity, passion, and excellence.