PHOENIX, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, Arizona is pleased to announce that Scott Ellison, Manager of Southwest Construction Services, was recently appointed to serve as Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Support Sky Harbor Coalition. A construction industry veteran with 39 years of experience, Mr. Ellison's record of increasing efficiency and profits will assist the organization dedicated to supporting the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PSHIA).
The Support Sky Harbor Coalition, founded in 2003, is a non-profit 501(c)(4) corporation whose mission is to educate the community about the economic and quality of life benefits that Sky Harbor brings to the people of Arizona, and to support the airport's ongoing development and enhancement. More than 50 companies and organizations fund the coalition.
As Turner Construction Company's Manager of Southwest Construction Services, Mr. Ellison is responsible for the staffing, training, and safety requirements for each project in the Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Diego, Southern Nevada, and Albuquerque offices. Currently, he is focused on an expansive high-tech project in Phoenix's East Valley, the $1 billion San Diego International Airport Green Build expansion, the Wilshire Grand in LA, and expansion of the Los Angeles International Airport. Mr. Ellison also serves as Chairman of the Arizona Construction Association, and Commissioner for the Skilled Standards Commission.
David Schwartz, Executive Director of the Support Sky Harbor Coalition, states, "Scott is an excellent choice to serve as Treasurer. He has a stellar track record as a business executive and a community leader, and we are delighted to have his expertise and experience benefit the Support Sky Harbor Executive Board."
Turner Construction Company is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902 in New York City, Turner has 5,200 employees worldwide and works on 1,200 projects each year, for an annual construction volume of $8 billion. As the largest general builder in the United States, Turner ranks first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field. Turner is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world's leading construction service providers. For more information, visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
Media Contact: Beth Binger
SOURCE Turner Construction Company