DPR Construction announced this week it has appointed Mark Whitson as president, effective this month. He will lead the firm with CEO George Pfeffer to “guide DPR’s shared leadership team and the organization into the future,” according to a press release. The Redwood City, California-based general contractor and construction manager specializes in life sciences, healthcare, higher education and commercial markets.
Whitson, who is now based in Cary, North Carolina, has been with DPR for more than two decades. He started right out of college in 2001 working as a carpenter on a drywall crew, then transitioned to project engineer