The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), a national business trade association comprised exclusively of approximately 120 chief executives from the leading design and construction companies doing business in the United States and globally, has elected Greg Cosko, president and CEO of Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co., 2021-22 chair of the organization. He succeeds Wassim Selman, president of Infrastructure at Arcadis. Cosko was elected during CIRT’s Annual Spring Conference in Washington, D.C., which also welcomed new directors.
“I am grateful to our CIRT Membership for this opportunity to serve as chairman in the year ahead. Our organization is one of the few in the industry with a national footprint in design and construction,” says Greg Cosko, chairman.
In welcoming the new chairman, CIRT President Mark A. Casso, Esq., NAC noted, “Again this year CIRT is fortunate to be able to tap into the knowledge, skills, and passions of another outstanding leader from the design and construction industry, such as Greg Cosko. Greg brings a unique perspective to the issues facing our community that make CIRT such a special organization.”
The following members were also elected as officers during the Round Table’s membership meeting:
- Peter Emmons, CEO, Structural Group, Columbia, Md., vice chairman
- Henry Massman, president & CEO, Massman Construction, Overland Park, Kan., Treasurer
- Wassim Selman, president of Infrastructure, Arcardis, Atlanta, will continue to serve on the Executive Committee as immediate past chairman
In addition to the executive committee elections, CIRT also welcomed the following four industry leaders as new directors who will serve on the board through 2024:
- Al Barkouli, chairman, David Evans and Associates Inc., Portland, Ore.
- Anthony Consigli, CEO, Consigli Construction Co., Milford, Mich.
- Tom Donnelly, president, Brightview Landscape Development, Calabasas, Calif.
- Ray Oneglia, vice chairman, O&G Industries, Torrington, Conn.
“CIRT is fortunate to have a dedicated board of such highly regarded industry professionals. We offer congratulations to our new officers and directors; and thank all of our current and outgoing directors for their service to CIRT and its members as well as the design / construction industry,” adds Casso.
About Greg Cosko
Greg Cosko began his career with Dinwiddie Construction Company while attending San Francisco State University. Cosko has had leadership positions with numerous building projects throughout California and was promoted to senior vice president and manager of the company’s Los Angeles Office in 1990. He was later appointed executive in charge of the Getty Center Project, a position he held until its completion in 1997.
Promoted to president and CEO in 1996, he led a management purchase of the company and its simultaneous merger forming Hathaway Dinwiddie while retaining the company’s headquarters in San Francisco.
Cosko is on the Board of Directors of San Francisco State University Foundation. He is also past chair and an emeritus director of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. Cosko is a past board member of the Shih Yu-Lang Central YMCA and Junipero Serra High School, as well as past president of the Construction Employers Association. Cosko lives in Burlingame with his wife Deborah; they have three sons.