Gary L. Brinderson
Gary L. Brinderson is the Chairman of Brinderson Holdings with investments in Engineering and Construction, Real Estate, Software, Transportation and Food Processes.
Mr. Brinderson graduated summa cum laude with an MBA from Pepperdine University. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program and alumnus of Harvard Graduate School of Business. He is a former Chairman of the Board of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) for the Southern California Chapter. He is a former Board of Director of WPO (World Presidents’ Organization) for the Orange County Chapter and an alumnus of CEO (Chief Executives’ Organization). The emphasis of these groups is on educating their members not only in business but also in geopolitical matters of countries and cultures around the world. He is a former Chairman of CIPF (Construction Industry Presidents’ Forum). This organization, made up of the top 100 engineering and construction firms in America, represents 50% of an industry with 1,000,000 competitors.
He is Chairman of The Executive Committee (TEC) on Campus at Pepperdine University’s School of Business and Management, Chairman of The Executive Committee (TEC) on Campus at New York University’s Stern School of Business and past Chairman of The Executive Committee (TEC) on Campus at Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) MBA Program in Paris, France. He is also a past member of the International Advisory Board for Hautes Études Commerciales.
Some of the Company’s most significant accomplishments are social responsibility; setting world class safety standards of performance for our industry, our clients and our employees. With an industry average TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) of 4.7, Brinderson’s is 0.18 while having worked over 12,000,000 man hours without a lost-time accident. Brinderson has partnered with Fortune 100 companies such as Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips maintaining leadership roles in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Maintenance; building the largest desalinization plant ever built in the U.S. (built to process over 70 million gallons per day); constructing a dry-dock for the Trident Submarine and Support Facilities in Kings Bay, Georgia; and various coal, gas and hydro power plants. The company has also built water treatment projects that process over 670 million gallons of reclaimed water per day. Brinderson was a minority partner in an $800,000,000 design-build highway contract, the largest single highway contract ever awarded in America at that time.