Neil Durkee, Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder

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Almost 50 years of business development history in the Construction Industry, including product sales, subcontracting, consulting engineering and business development consulting.

Nevada Southwest Management, Inc. President, CEO and Principal. A firm founded in 1996 to provide business development for emerging firms in the construction, consulting engineering and architectural fields. Served as Director of Business Development for the following firms: Tracy and Ryder Landscape, Dwyer Engineering, URS, Global Pacific and seven years for Matt Construction. Currently representing: Civil Squared Engineers.

Irvine Consulting Group, Inc. President and CEO of this 300 man Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Laboratory…1975 to1993. Founded this start up company comprised of myself, a part time Engineer and a part time Geologist into a company with five offices through out Southern California with sales exceeding $16 million annually. Primary business development and marketing effort was directed toward major land development, home building, contracting and sub contracting industries.

Southern California Testing and Geotechnical, Inc. Vice President and General Manager, Orange County Division. 1971 to 1975. Opened this division for the parent corporation and brought it to a level of over $4 million in sales.

L. R. Hubbard Concrete Construction, Inc. Vice President and General Manager, Northern San Diego County Division. 1968 to1971. Handled business development, estimating and administration. Bid work including residential, commercial, tilt up, curb and gutter as well as class “ A” commercial place and finish work

Riverside Cement Company, Inc. Bulk cement sales manager for the San Diego, California market place…. 1961 to1968.

Education: Woodbury University, Burbank, California. Graduated with Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Sales and Marketing. GPA 3.32

Various post graduate studies in management, sales, accounting and public speaking.

Military Service: Served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Awarded a Bronze Star for Meritorious Service, Korean Conflict Badge and a Good Conduct Medal.

Founder, Past President and Chairman Emeritus of – Los Vaqueros Las Vegas a 501 (3)(C) Charitable Corporation dedicated to helping “At Risk Children” and National Guard families whose husband/wife is serving overseas. See www.