The 2011 officers of the AGC of California are formally being installed in January. The installation will take place on Jan. 28 during a special dinner at The Grand Californian at Disneyland in Anaheim, held in conjunction with the first division and state board meetings of the year.
Gerry DiIoli IV, western division manager of Herzog Contracting Corp., Long Beach, will be installed as president of the association. Other officers to be installed for 2011 include: senior vice president John Nunan, president of Unger Construction Co., Sacramento; vice president Randy Douglas, president of Tierra Contracting, Goleta; treasurer Curt Weltz, president of the Western Region, Flatiron Construction Corp., Benicia; and immediate past president Bob Christenson, senior vice president of Panattoni Construction, Inc., Sacramento. Thomas T. Holsman, AGC’s CEO, will serve as secretary of the approximately 1,200-member statewide association.
DiIoli was born in Anaheim, and graduated from high school in Yuma, Ariz. He joined Herzog Contracting Corp. in 1993 as track foreman and was soon promoted to his current position of western division operations manager. Prior to his work for Herzog, DiIoli served as roadmaster for Eureka Southern Railroad from 1988 to 1993 and before that as a machine and equipment operator for St. Maries River Railroad from 1980 to 1988.
His activity in AGC has included serving as vice president in 2009, treasurer in 2008, as chair of the Joint Engineering Division in 2007 and as vice chair of the division in 2006.
Nunan was born in Minneapolis, Minn. He attended UC Santa Barbara where he received his bachelor’s degree in Russian, and then received his master’s degree in Slavic Linguistics from UC Los Angeles. He joined Unger Construction Co. in 1977, and has served as president of the company since 1990.
In addition to his active involvement in AGC, Nunan has served as board member and past president of the Construction Industry Crime Prevention Program; as president of the Sacramento United Soccer Club; as commissioner and past chair for the city of Sacramento Development Oversight Commission; and as board member and treasurer for the Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation, among other things.
Born in Fresno, Douglas attended Carmel High School and then went on to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he received a degree in Agricultural Engineering. He founded Tierra Contracting in Goleta in 1978, where he continues as president today. In addition to being actively involved in AGC of California, Douglas is a board member of the Santa Barbara Humane Society and served as a board member of the United Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara for several years.
Weltz was born and grew up in San Jose, and then received his Construction Engineering Management Degree from West Valley College in Saratoga in 1985. He started in the construction industry in 1980, joining Flatiron in 1997 to assist in the startup of FCI North. Weltz managed the highly successful Carquinez Suspension Bridge project from 2000 to 2003, and then was named president of Flatiron Benicia in 2003. He was promoted to president of the western region of Flatiron in 2007.
Within AGC, Weltz has served as East Bay district chair, as chair of the Joint Engineering Division and has served on the Legislative Committee. He is also a board member on the International Partnering Institution and sits on the Caltrans Partnering Steering Committee.
Christenson was born in Sacramento, and attended Willamette University and the University of Nevada. In addition to owning his own construction company, he worked as the construction manager for Moana Corp., a San Francisco-based real estate development company from 1979 to 1983, and as project manager for Skywalker Development Co. (a division of LucasFilm Ltd) from 1983 to 1986. After a couple years of consulting he joined Panattoni Development Co. (which later came to include Panattoni Construction) in the late 1980s, moving through the ranks over the years to his current position as senior vice president.