Mat Gates, Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), has been appointed President of Erickson-Hall Construction Co. A poised and effective leader with a 30-year career in the construction industry, Gates has extensive experience delivering complex projects throughout Southern California. His appointment comes at a pivotal time in Erickson-Hall’s history as it transitions ownership to its employees.
Gates began his construction industry career in 1992 upon graduating from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He joined Erickson-Hall in 2004, and has risen through the ranks from a Project Manager to the company’s most senior leader as its President. In his role, Gates leads the Erickson-Hall team to deliver quality projects and excellent service. His priorities include developing talent, overseeing company operations, and creating a culture that positions the company for expanding new business and sustained strategic growth.
Gates stated, “It’s an honor to be leading such a talented and committed group of individuals. This team absolutely deserves to benefit from the hard work they put in every day to ensure Erickson-Hall’s success as employee owners.”
Erickson-Hall is a recognized industry leader and has completed over $2 billion in successful construction projects, of which $1.5 billion has been for K-12 and higher education developments.