October 23, 2017
Granite Construction Inc. has named Kyle T. Larkin as senior vice president and California Group manager. Larkin has been with Granite for 21 years and currently serves as vice president of Granite’s Nevada region. In his new role, Larkin will oversee bidding and building activities in California, as well as provide expertise and oversight in areas such as strategic planning, forecasting, estimating, safety, technology, and quality. He fills the position previously held by Pete Matheson, who passed away in August.
“Kyle has proven to be an outstanding leader by focusing on the development and empowerment of his team, while creating a culture that is collaborative, strategically focused, and embodies Granite’s core values,” says Granite President and Chief Executive Officer James H. Roberts in a press release. “I am confident that, given his vision and focus, he will optimize the growth opportunities that lie ahead for our California operations.”
Larkin joined Granite in 1996 as an estimator and progressed through the ranks as a project engineer, project manager, chief estimator, and manager of construction. From 2011 to 2013, he served as president of Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc., a Granite subsidiary and was promoted to vice president and Nevada regional manager in 2014. Larkin holds a B.S. in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.