Todd ArrisAdvisory Board Todd is currently a Senior Director of Development at Kilroy Realty Corporation in San Francisco, California. Previously, he lead Strategic Project Solutions market development efforts for the General Building and Government sectors. Todd’s entire career has been focused on capital Project delivery. He has had significant roles as a general contractor, owner’s…

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David H. BlackAdvisory Board Mr. Black has a B.S. from the University of California Berkeley in 1978. Mr. Black has received many professional recognitions such as Member of CBRE’s “Top TEN” for 22 out of 29 years in the San Francisco Peninsula office, Ranked among San Francisco Peninsula’s “Top 25 Power Brokers” by CoStar Group;…

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Michael BrainardAdvisory Board Michael Brainard brings more than 30 years of experience in successfully guiding medium to large corporations through the maze of the government contracting business, helping his clients win awards, perform successfully, control costs, and reduce claims. Since founding The Brainard Group, LLC in 2007, he has designed and implemented Government Compliance Programs…

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Jim EdsonAdvisory Board Jim Edson is the Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, City National Bank. For over thirty years (twelve years with City National Bank) Jim has provided commercial credit and diverse financial services to construction industry participants. His extensive experience has formed a unique perspective and he’s widely recognized within the California…

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John P. GiraudoAdvisory Board John P. Giraudo is part of the leadership team at Sonnedix, Solar Power Producer and currently the Chief Compliance officer at Tessera Global. Prior to joining Sonnedix, Mr. Giraudo was Managing Director of AES Solar Energy BV, the solar energy subsidiary of The AES Corporation, a global power company. In that…

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Kevin KilgoreAdvisory Board Kevin Kilgore is a principal with FMI, management consultants to the engineering and construction industry. He works with contractors in the areas of financial management, business and strategic planning, marketing and business development, human resources development, business continuity, and project management. Kevin is FMI’s Peer Group Discipline team leader. Kevin works with…

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Thomas HarmonAdvisory Board Tom Harmon is a one of the Founding Faculty of the University of California, Merced, where he currently serves as Professor and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering. Previously, he was on the faculty of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UCLA. He also directs environmental research for the…

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Dr. Phiroze J. NagarvalaAdvisory Board Dr. Phiroze J. Nagarvala is currently MD and CEO of Duet India Infrastructure, an infrastructure fund being set up by the Duet Group (London). Prior to this he was MD and CEO of the sister South Asia Real Estate (SARE) Fund, a UK-based $460 million private equity fund developing mid-tier…

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Paul QuiringAdvisory Board Paul Quiring is President and CEO of Quiring General, LLC, a general construction company, which specializes in healthcare construction. Paul has been in this position since the early 1980s and, together with his brother, has led the growth of the company to become one of the largest healthcare contractors in central California.…

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