YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: EXECUTIVE SPEAKER SERIES WITH MEB
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM
Accomplished construction executives from MEB will share their expertise on leadership, career advice, best practices and invaluable lessons they have learned throughout their own professional journeys. Join us as we dig into the minds of these industry leaders!
George B. Clarke, IV – President & Founder, MEB George Clarke is the founder and principal owner of MEB. He serves as President and oversees day-to-day operations of the company. George earned a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. George has shaped MEB into what it is today over the last 40+ years. From one of the company’s first small parking lot jobs to now successfully completing $200+ million in work in a year with a 300+ member team. Playing an active role in his local community, George is committed to local charitable and non-profit organizations. He serves on numerous boards and commissions including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Commission, the Chesapeake Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and Virginia Tech’s Myers-Lawson School of Construction.
Mark Olmstead – Executive Vice President, MEB Mark Olmstead has been with MEB since 1983, currently serving as Executive Vice President. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Mark started his career at MEB as a Quality Control Representative working his way to a Project Manager on projects for the Navy and Army Corp of Engineers, to where he is today as Executive Vice President. He oversees personnel, management, and strategic planning for MEB’s corporate initiatives. Mark is the former District President for the Associated General Contractors of Virginia, a member of the State of Virginia Board of Directors for the AGC, a certified LEED AP, and the former President of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America DBIA.
David Ervin – Executive Vice President, MEB David Ervin serves as Executive Vice President. He started at MEB in 1993 after graduating from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in Building Construction. David oversees all projects and personnel under MEB’s Water/Wastewater and Environmental/Resiliency markets and is a key player in corporate operations. David has significant experience in work procurement and forming successful partnerships with other contractors, engineers, and owners. Clients of past projects include HRSD, City of Richmond, Smithfield, Norfolk Southern, Philip Morris, United States Navy, the Army Corps of Engineers, and more. He has significant experience as a Project Executive on Fast Track Design-Build projects as a certified Design-Build Professional (DBIA). He is an active member of Associated General Contractors of Virginia.
4016 Holland Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 2323
Free for young professionals (40 & under)
Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.
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