As vice president for Gilbane Building Company, Brian Steed has the responsibility for driving consistency and excellence for operations in the Atlanta business unit while overseeing all projects and employees in the local area. With more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry and as a veteran builder in the Georgia market, Brian has a diverse background building projects from new high schools to surgery additions to large manufacturing plants to multi-use developments. He is especially experienced in educational facilities that include new K-12 schools, complex laboratories and student life buildings. Brian is an active participant in the community and industry organizations. He is currently on the Industry Advisory Board for the Georgria Institutue of Technology School of Building Construction and the Board of Directors for the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Board of Directors from 2013 to 2016 and is a current ACE Mentor Board Member since 2017. In addition, he is involved in Gilbane’s Atlanta/ South Carolina business unit mentoring program. Brian is a licensed general contractor in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama and holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Auburn University.