In November 2015, Chris Shea was appointed as GLDD’s President of Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure. Mr. Shea has been in the environmental and remediation industry for nearly 30 years and has extensive P&L experience. Most recently, Chris was the President of CH2M’s Environmental and Nuclear Business group division. In his role, Chris was the key leader in profitably growing the business while reshaping the group’s strategy.
With a proven track record of driving innovation, increasing profitability, and sustaining organizational excellence in all market conditions, Mr. Shea has successfully built business units from the ground up as well as turned around faltering operations. Previously, Chris was a Senior Vice President / Director of Construction for CH2M Hill, overseeing major project and program execution, people management and business development. He also held leadership positions at Envirocon and other remediation contractors pursuing similar markets.
Mr. Shea earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Arizona State University.