Peter J. Davoren is President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner Construction Company.
Peter joined Turner in 1978 and has held a wide variety of assignments in the delivery of the company’s work. Peter was named as a Vice President of the company in 1995 and Senior Vice President in 2000. Peter was appointed President of Turner Construction Company in 2003 and Chief Executive Officer of The Turner Corporation in 2007.
Under Peter’s leadership, Turner has expanded its North America operations into Canada and Mexico and has increased its presence in Europe and Asia. The company has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of sustainable building projects and for the utilization of technology tools in the planning and delivery of its services. The company has also been recognized for its supplier diversity program and for its dedication to developing multicultural business opportunities. Turner has been recognized as a top employer in a survey of entry level employees, and as a best company to work for, as well as a company that is friendly to active duty military service members, reserve, guard, veterans, and military spouses.
Peter is active in industry groups and organizations. He serves as a Director of the Contractors’ Association of Greater New York (CAGNY) and as Vice Chairman of the ACE Mentor Program. He is a member of the Columbia Engineering Board of Visitors and the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Peter was named one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by STEMconnector.