Raymond C. Bargull has retired from his position as chief financial officer and executive vice president of The Sundt Companies, Inc., the holding company of Sundt Construction, Inc. Bargull joined the company in 1977 and served as CFO for 22 years.

“Ray has been an absolute asset to this company for more than three decades,” Sundt CEO Dave Crawford said. “While we are saddened to see him go, we remain grateful for the contributions he has made here through his unwavering dedication to guiding the overall direction of Sundt’s financial plans and policies. The groundwork he established will continue to pay dividends well into the future.”

Upon Bargull’s retirement Sept. 30, senior vice president Kevin Burnett assumed the CFO role, a position he had already begun to fill while working alongside Bargull throughout the summer.

Bargull launched his career with Sundt as payroll manager in the late 1970s. Over the years he has held titles of senior vice president, controller and general accounting manager.

He was promoted to the position of chief financial officer in 1990, where he was responsible for directing treasury, budgeting, auditing, tax, accounting, real estate and insurance activities for the corporation and its subsidiaries. One year later, Bargull was named executive vice president. He also served on The Sundt Companies board of directors.

An active member of the Southern Arizona business community, Bargull has played a key role in the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce, serving as a member of the organization’s board of directors for nearly a decade and as board chairman from 2009-2010. He will be stepping down from his role on the board at the end of this year.

He has also been actively involved in leadership roles with the Construction Financial Management Association’s Sonoran chapter, and is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.