Steven E. Richards has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2021 for the Company. Mr. Richards also served as the President of Shimmick from March 2020 to July 2023. From August 2017 to March 2020, Mr. Richards was Executive Vice President, Civil Construction at AECOM, where he was responsible for domestic and international construction operations. From January 2014 to August 2017, Mr. Richards served as Senior Vice President, Operations Civil Construction & Mining Group at AECOM, where he oversaw civil construction and mining operations.
Prior to that, Mr. Richards held senior managerial positions at URS Corporation, an AECOM company from December 2008 to December 2013. Mr. Richards began his career with Morrison Knudsen, a Shimmick legacy company, where he was employed in various positions for over 20 years, including Project Director on numerous field assignments in the industrial buildings and civil infrastructure markets.
Mr. Richards received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Idaho and completed M.B.A. studies at the University of Denver.