DENVER, Colo.(March 30, 2022) - PCL Construction, one of the largest contracting organizations in North America, is pleased to announce Deron Brown, President and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Operations, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council. The council is one of the foremost growth and networking organizations for successful business leaders worldwide.

Brown was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his business leadership experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Deron into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Brown will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Brown will also work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“I believe that when we openly share our ideas, challenges, and solutions, we all win,” Brown says. “As a Forbes Business Council member, I’m excited for the opportunity to impart hard-won lessons in business that can help professionals in other industries find success and grow into leaders.” 

About Forbes Councils

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit

About PCL Construction
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in more than 30 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $6 billion USD, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North America. Watch us build at