PCL is pleased to announce that Deron Brown, President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations, has been recognized as a finalist for the ColoradoBiz CEO of the Year Award. Deron was among nine Colorado executives recognized in the annual feature, which shines a spotlight on individuals who display uncommon resourcefulness, tenacity, determination and originality in their leadership.

Deron has been instrumental in shaping the strategic direction of PCL Construction’s U.S. Operations, leading to significant geographic expansion and close to $4 billion in new work in 2023. Under Deron’s visionary leadership, PCL has regularly been recognized for its strong, employee-centric culture, ranking on the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® and 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Construction™ lists. A recognized industry thought-leader, Deron is a regular contributor to the Forbes Business Council.

Deron’s philanthropic endeavors demonstrate his dedication to making a positive impact. He actively contributes to organizations like Mile High United Way and is a member of the Board of Trustees for Make-A-Wish® Colorado, showcasing a commitment to building a better future for children. Under his guidance, PCL has donated generously to food banks nationwide, reflecting a broader dedication to community welfare.

Congratulations, Deron and all of the nominees!