Matt Girard leads the Civil Division for Plenary. In this capacity, Matt is responsible for project development, delivery, asset management, teaming and business development for all of Plenary Group Civil projects in North America.
Matt has more than 25 years’ of hands-on experience in the heavy-civil construction industry across North America, and has been involved with the successful pursuit and on-site management of P3 projects in both the U.S. and Canada for almost 15 years.
Prior to joining Plenary, Matt was a senior executive leading all business development efforts for one of North America’s largest heavy-civil contractors and also has experience working with the largest design consultant in North America, having led their business development efforts on alternative delivery projects in the U.S.
Matt has a Bachelors and Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, is a registered Design-Build professional with the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), Board member and past President (2015) of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) P3 Division. Matt also supports higher education as it relates to the construction and P3 industry, serving as the President of the Construction Engineering Advisory Board for the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder; is an Advisory Board Member at the George Mason University Transportation P3 Center; as well as serving on the Project Delivery Methods Committee at the Transportation Research Board (TRB).