Sundt Construction, Inc. recently honored President and CEO David S. Crawford for his 45 years of exceptional service to the company. The recognition emphasizes Sundt’s value on longevity and loyalty.

Crawford’s contributions to Sundt were acknowledged on Aug. 8, at Loews Ventana Canyon hotel in Tucson during Sundt’s Annual Leadership Conference, where 100 of the top senior management gathered. Doug Pruitt, Sundt’s chairman and former CEO, handled the honors.

“All of our employees – but, especially our long-time employees – are a point of pride for Sundt,” said Richard Condit, Sundt’s chief administrative officer. “We believe our employees make the difference in whether the company succeeds. “As an employee who worked his way through the ranks, Dave Crawford exemplifies Sundt’s culture of promoting from within.”

Crawford began his career with Sundt in 1968 as a concrete laborer, eventually becoming chief executive officer in 2011. He has been a member of the board of directors since 1992 and was an active participant in the legislation permitting alternate project delivery methods and qualifications-based selection for public owners in the state of Arizona.