Brandon Lark, President
Mr. Lark was appointed President of Great Southwestern in May 2014, and is responsible for devising and leading the overall growth and operational strategies of Great Southwestern. Mr. Lark joined the Company in 2000 as a Substation Superintendent, and has assumed roles of increasing responsibility throughout his tenure including Project Manager, Project Developer, Senior Project Manager, and most recently, Vice President.
Mr. Lark brings a solid combination of field and project management expertise when working alongside project managers and operations management to ensure all aspects of successful on-time, under-budget project execution, and has extensive experience in transmission, substation and wind farm electrical construction on projects throughout the west and southwest.
Mr. Lark has both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Management. He is also a certified Project Management Specialist.
Matt McCain, Vice President
Mr. McCain began his career in electrical infrastructure in 1991 as a groundman. From 1997 through 2010, he worked exclusively in the Wind Energy business as a project manager for Dixie Electric, Inc and an Electrical Superintendent at Mortenson. He has held several positions of increasing leadership including senior estimator, senior design phase manager, pre-construction service manager, vice president of pre-construction services, and currently serves as vice president of Great Southwestern Construction, Inc. (Great Southwestern).
In his current role, McCain is second-in-command at Great Southwestern, responsible for the day-to-day operations, growth and financial and safety performance of all Great Southwestern operating divisions. His extensive experience in on-site electrical construction and maintenance includes facility design layout, construction, scheduling, budgeting and implementing safety programs. He has worked on utility wind farm projects managing operations of turbine, substation, underground collection, civil infrastructure and foundations.
Mr. McCain is a certified journeyman electrician and master electrician. His training includes HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials), HAZWOPPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response), Crane/Boom Truck Operation, EEO/Diversity, First Aid/CPR, Jobsite Safety Training, OSHA and Equipment Grounding.