Pleas has been in the construction industry for more than 30 years, most of which have been spent building award-winning, profitable, landmark projects for Balfour Beatty. He has been involved in the construction of more than two billion dollars in buildings in the healthcare, corporate headquarters, educational and hospitality market sectors. He has managed every aspect of a construction project’s lifecycle, including planning, preconstruction, construction, finish work, close out and warranty.
In his role as president of the company's Texas operations, he provides continuous overall management direction for operations to ensure timely delivery of a quality product that meets the owner’s functional requirements and the architect’s design standards.
Pleas earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University.