Sundt Promotes Five Team Members in Phoenix

 |  Press Release, Sundt People

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 14, 2022) – Sundt Construction promoted Sarah Owen, Curtis Smith, Justin Gillies, Josh Anderson and Nicolas Chavez in its Building Group in Phoenix.

“Each of these employee-owners has done excellent work during their time at Sundt,” said Chad Buck, senior vice president for Sundt’s Southwest District of its Building Group. “Each of them brings a different skill set and I am excited to see them take on larger roles at the company.”

Owen, who has worked for Sundt for four years, previously served as a business development representative in Phoenix for the Building Group. In her new role as a business development manager, she will be responsible for managing key client relationships and strategic pursuits for the Southwest District.

Smith has been promoted to project controls manager. He has been in the industry for 18 years and recently served as the project manager for Sunstate Equipment’s Timothy J. Meenk Training Center project in Phoenix.

Gillies has been with Sundt for 14 years as a project superintendent and has transitioned to project manager. He has worked on many projects across the region, such as Canopy by Hilton Tempe, Chandler City Hall and the New Mexico State Veterans Home.

Anderson has been promoted to project executive. He has been with Sundt for 16 years and has worked on many projects across the region, including several data center projects.

Chavez has been promoted to senior virtual construction engineer. He has worked for Sundt on several different projects using building information modeling and artificial intelligence to optimize pursuit efforts and assist field execution efforts.

Sundt has been building critical infrastructure across Arizona for more than 90 years. Headquartered in Tempe, the company continually ranks in the top five of ENR Southwest’s Top Contractors. Sundt’s current work in the Valley includes the recently completed expansion for Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass and the current expansion on the Royal Oaks Community.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 131-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its approximately 2,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities


and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Much of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, North Carolina, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 58th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.



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