SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders (Webcor), one of the largest general contractors in California has announced the promotion of Tony Rango from Senior Vice President to Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operations Officer (COO). Rango takes over a construction operation with over $1 billion in revenue in 2014 and over $3 billion in the pipeline.
Rango began his construction career in 1991 shortly after graduating from California State University, Chico with a BS degree in Construction Management. He has been with Webcor since 1998 and has risen through the ranks since then, starting as a Project Manager. He was appointed Senior Vice President of Webcor's Concrete division in 2005, and in 2012, he transitioned into leading Webcor's Northern California Operations before the promotion to COO at the end of 2014.
"I couldn't be more excited about this opportunity," said Rango. "In my 17 years at Webcor, I've seen us evolve from a regional specialty builder to a diversified contractor with a footprint that covers the entirety of California. As we're on the verge of expanding to new markets and product types, I'm thrilled to be part of the leadership team that will help us take the next step."
As EVP and COO, Rango will serve as an integral member of Webcor's board of directors as he assumes operational responsibility for all of Webcor's projects including staffing and overall executive management for all jobsite activities. In addition, his responsibilities extend to recruitment, training, quality control, and strategic planning.
Webcor has completed over 55 million square feet of projects to date, and is well-known for constructing projects of all sizes, multiple distinctions and sustainable landmark structures. Webcor continues to be listed as one of the nation's top-ranked Construction Companies. The company is currently listed as one of the Bay Area's largest Commercial Contractors by the San Francisco Business Times and one of the top green contractors in the U.S. by the Engineering News-Record. Additionally, Webcor is one of the Top 10 Concrete Contractors in the nation per CC100.
Webcor has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Newsweek, Business Week, California Computing, California Construction, and the Engineering News-Record for high quality, speed of construction, and industry-leading use of technology. Webcor Builders provides a full spectrum of preconstruction and construction services that include, Design Review, Structural and Constructability Analysis, LEED Certification Analysis, Scheduling, Estimating, Subcontractor Outreach, Prequalification and Selection, Material Purchasing and Commissioning.
Webcor's extensive knowledge base, sharply-honed technical skills, and over 43 years of experience allow the firm to provide exceptional value by building smarter. Webcor Builders is one of the leading General Contractors in California and were recently named the 2014 California Contractor of the Year by the Engineering News-Record (ENR). Founded in 1971, Webcor is known for an innovative and efficient approach to construction, wide range of experience, cost effective design/build methodology, skill in concrete construction, and expertise in building landmark projects.
Webcor's mission is to build structures of superior quality and value with integrity and continuously improve its processes through the innovation of skilled people. It strives to be open to individual ideas and add social and economic value to its communities. Please visit www.webcor.com to learn more and follow Webcor on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Tumblr.
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