Larry Gonda is the new chief estimator in the Hensel Phelps Western District office. He has worked in the construction industry for 38 years and been with Hensel Phelps for the past 29 years. While at Hensel Phelps, he has had the traditional career path of moving through the ranks and has held positions of superintendent, project manager, senior estimator and chief estimator, giving him a comprehensive perspective of all aspects of the construction process.

A product of Southern Illinois University, Larry has lived and worked in Colorado, Texas and Arizona during his career. He currently heads a department of nine estimators and is responsible for work procurement and costing throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah. He has been involved in projects ranging from $1,000,000 to $700,000,000 including Design-Bid-Build, CM at Risk, Competitive Hard Bid, Design-Build, and Turnkey Developments.