Auch Construction, headquartered in Pontiac, announced the promotion of Jeff Hamilton to the position of president.
Hamilton began his career in construction in 1987 as a laborer while obtaining a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University of Michigan. He began his engineering career in 1992 before joining Auch as a project scheduler in 1994. He moved to the role of project engineer and later project manager, then project director. In 2007, he moved to his current role as vice president. In 1996, Hamilton passed the Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam, earning his professional engineer license, and was also certified by the Construction Specifications Institute as a construction contract administrator.
Hamilton has gained experience in each of the company’s market sectors through his roles at Auch. He has helped with recruiting talent, employee development, corporate governance, and the management of Auch’s direct labor resources. In his role as president, he will continue in these roles and will be responsible for personnel, staffing, business development, and operations across all markets.
He has supported the industry and the community through his involvements in Oakland Schools’ Construction Technology Advisory Committee and is a trustee on the Laborers’ Pension Trust Fund – Detroit and Vicinity. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and an active member of the Engineering Society of Detroit.
Vince DeLeonardis, president since 2006 and CEO since 2008, will continue in his role as CEO.
Auch Construction was founded in 1908 in Detroit and, for 113 years, has been providing planning, preconstruction, and construction services in southeast Michigan. It has been headquartered in Pontiac since 1985.