Skanska announced the promotion of Mike Smithson to vice president of operations responsible for the underground projects throughout Skanska USA Civil’s western region as well as supporting national underground projects.
A 20-year industry veteran, Smithson is one of the nation’s foremost experts in the underground market. Since joining Skanska two years ago, he has played a key role in expanding Skanska’s underground work in the west including the recently awarded LA Metro Regional Connector project.
“Through his dedication, strong business sense and willingness to develop others, Mike has positioned us well to win more work and execute better than our competitors in this complex and growing sector,” said Skanska USA Civil Executive Vice President Mike Aparicio.
Smithson is a licensed professional engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois.