C.W. Driver promotes Andy Kirby to Director of Operations in northern California office
15-year industry leader to oversee projects in company’s growing Northern California office
Andy Kirby; photo courtesy of C.W. Driver.
June 19, 2014
SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 10, 2014 — C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving California since 1919, has announced the promotion of Andy Kirby to director of operations in the firm’s San Mateo office. The 15-year industry leader will oversee projects within the company’s growing Northern California office focused on the areas of education, corporate office, retail, multi-family, mixed-use, healthcare, assisted living, civic, entertainment and hospitality.
“Andy has a keen understanding of client’s needs and a strong sense of leadership, which is a tremendous complement to our team,” said Dana Roberts, CEO of C.W. Driver. “He plays an integral role in our objective to continue broadening the C.W. Driver scope of work in Northern California.”
As an expert in design-build projects, Kirby is currently directing several projects, with new and existing clients, in the Northern California area including: MPM Corporation Castro Street mixed-use development; San Francisco State University Student Recreation & Wellness Center; Shea Properties Main and Abel Apartments; Bloomingdale’s Stanford Shopping Center; and Foothill-De Anza CCD Educational Center.
“This is an exciting time to be part of the Northern California team,” Kirby said. “I am looking forward to cultivating the C.W. Driver expertise in the region and contributing to the continued growth of the market in the area.”
Kirby’s project history with C.W. Driver includes Family Health Centers City Heights II Family Health Center; MCB Camp Pendleton Truck Company Operations Complex and Dining Hall; Sharp Grossmont Healthcare District’s East Tower Nursing Unit; and Palomar Pomerado Health & Pacific Medical Building, Ramona Medical Office Building.
Kirby earned a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a master’s degree in construction management from the NewSchool of Architecture + Design (NSAD). He has successfully completed the requirements for the nationally recognized Designated Design-Build Professional™ (DBIA™) certification. DBIA certification demonstrates commitment to design-build done right. Kirby has mastered the best practices associated with the entire design-build process—from project procurement through post-award. He is an active member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).
About C.W. Driver
C.W. Driver is a premier builder serving California since 1919. As a leader in general contracting and construction management services, remaining on the cutting-edge across a broad spectrum of industries, including education, healthcare/biomedical, entertainment, retail, commercial, industrial and government. C.W. Driver serves “Fortune 500” companies including Sony, Disney, Universal Studios, Macy’s Inc.. Institutional clients include the California State University system, private colleges and universities, dozens of K-12 school districts and community college districts. C.W. Driver has offices located in Los Angeles, Irvine, Rancho Cucamonga, San Diego and San Mateo. For more information, please visitwww.cwdriver.com.