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Balfour Beatty Promotes Michelle Reiner to Vice President
July 10, 2020
SAN DIEGO - Balfour Beatty announces the promotion of Michelle Reiner to vice president for the company’s California operations. With 26 years of experience in the construction industry, Michelle’s new role will build on the company’s commitment to meeting the expanding needs of clients and partners in the high-growth K-12 education market in California.
Michelle has been with Balfour Beatty for 17 years, holding positions as field engineer, project manager, senior project manager and project executive. Throughout her tenure, her team has been instrumental in fostering the long-term client relationship with Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD), one of the largest school districts in California. Michelle and her project team are currently delivering two new $40 million elementary school campuses, a district-wide HVAC upgrade and numerous large, fast-burn $15 million modernizations. Michelle is also a Relentless Ally to other company clients such as Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD), Santee School District (SSD), Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD), Encinitas Union School District (EUSD) Solana Beach School District (SBSD), Escondido Union School District (EUSD), Vista Unified School District (VUSD) and more.
“We are pleased to announce Michelle’s promotion to vice president in California,” said Brian H. Cahill, president of Balfour Beatty in California. “Michelle is strong leader in our business, Relentless Ally to our clients and an inspirational colleague to her teams. Her people-first commitment has been a key contributor in building client relationships, winning work and demonstrating operational excellence at the company. I look forward to seeing her future achievements as she continues to cast a strong leadership shadow that reaches out and inspires everyone she works with.”
To advance her professional career, Michelle completed Balfour Beatty’s Propel Leadership program and Executive Leadership Development program, and is also a graduate of California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) School Facilities Leadership Academy. She commits her time to mentorship and supporting her team members at Balfour Beatty by engaging in the company’s People of Color and LGBTQ+ advisory boards and is a founding member of the Connecting Women Employee Resource group.
Michelle serves on the Board of Directors for the South Bay Family YMCA and is involved in Adopt-A-Family, Junior Achievement, Ronald McDonald House and many other San Diego community organizations. She has also been recognized with the “Outstanding Women in Construction & Design” award by the San Diego Business Journal.