Vice President + General Manager - Power Eastern Region
As Vice President and General Manager, Joe George leads Graycor Industrial’s power work in the eastern U.S., focused on environmental upgrades of fossil plants, new power generation facilities as well as transmission and distribution work. Joe brings more than 27 years of experience in project controls, project management and operations including civil, structural, equipment and piping experience in the industrial arena. Joe has been with Graycor for 17 years achieving positions of increasing responsibility. He earned a B.S. in construction engineering from Iowa State University.
Vice President + General Manager - Process Eastern Region
Bruce Kypta is Vice President and General Manager in charge of Graycor Industrial’s Process market. Earning bachelor’s degrees in civil and mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and an MBA from Saint Louis University, Bruce brings more than 16 years of heavy industrial construction management and leadership experience within the process market to Graycor Industrial.
Vice President + General Manager - Western Region
Shawn Anderton is Vice President and General Manager, directing and overseeing Graycor Industrial’s construction work in the process, power and gas infrastructure industries within the U.S. western region. Joining Graycor in 2001, Shawn’s areas of expertise include estimating, project and craft supervision, and project controls. She has more than 25 years of construction industry experience having held progressively responsible positions of field engineer, general superintendent, assistant project manager, corporate director of preconstruction services and project controls, and chief power estimator. A graduate of Kansas State University, Shawn earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering and is a certified engineer in training in the state of Kansas.
Vice President - Business Development
As Vice President for Graycor Industrial with more than 27 years of construction industry experience, Ted focuses on business development in the metals market as well as other market assignments. Ted joined Graycor in 1994 as an engineer and has held a variety of increasingly responsible positions within operations, estimating and business development. During his career at Graycor, Ted managed projects mainly within the metals market for clients such as AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, Severstal and U.S. Steel. Ted received a B.S. in construction engineering and management from Purdue University; he is also a member of the Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST).
As Equipment Manager for Graycor Industrial, Ernie Anderson oversees Yard and Shop operations at Graycor’s Portage office. He is responsible for management of tools, equipment and the company’s vehicle fleet, as well as assists field operations in hiring and placing operating engineers for Graycor throughout Indiana and Illinois. Ernie joined Graycor in 1996 and has more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry holding positions from operating engineer, superintendent and general foreman to his present positions of equipment manager and general manager. Ernie is a member of Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers, and has received specialized training in OSHA 40-hour, Hazardous Materials 40-hour, crane and rigging, excavation competency and ATF responsible person for explosives. He is also an active member of Toastmasters.