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May 14, 2019,
Santa Rosa
GHILOTTI CONSTRUCTION COMPANY announces promotion of Tom Smith
Tom Smith Promoted to VP of Estimating


Press Release Description

 Santa Rosa, CA- April 18th, 2019: Ghilotti Construction Company’s (GCC) President

Richard Ghilotti, General Manager Ali Yazdi, VP of Operations Brian Ongaro and Area

Superintendent Willie Ghilotti are pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Smith to

VP of Estimating effective August 15th, 2019.

The promotion of Tom Smith continues GCC’s tradition of honoring team members who

contribute to the company’s legacy of success, while developing the skills and experience

that will ensure GCC’s continued growth as one of northern California’s most recognized

infrastructure construction companies.

Tom Smith, previously Estimating Manager, has been promoted to VP of Estimating

after 15 years of employment at Ghilotti.

Smith was born in Montana and raised in Oregon in Douglas County. He went to Milo

High School in Oregon and then furthered his education and graduated from Walla

Walla University, in 1987.

At his newly appointed position as VP of Estimating, Tom will continue to be

responsible for all aspects of pre-construction services leading the estimating and

contract administration team from original estimate production through final contract


With over 28 years of solid construction experience in all aspects of estimating, Ghilotti

Construction celebrates Tom Smith’s achievements and 15 years of success working for

the company. With Mr. Smith’s keen attention to details and calm attitude to problem

solving, he has been essential to Ghilotti Construction’s success.

Family owned and operated since 1914, Ghilotti Construction Company (GCC) has more

than a century of engineering experience and a family tradition of hard work and

dependability. The Santa Rosa-based company specializes in total site preparation,

including grading and excavating, paving, storm drains, water and sewer lines,

equipment rental, soil stabilization, site and structure concrete and underground work.

Ghilotti has offices in Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Livermore, American Canyon and


For more information about GCC, please visit our web site:

Contact Information
Name: Greg Choma    
Phone: 707-975-6111



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