Board Of Directors
DAVID L. KING has served as our Chairman since May 2019 and as one of our Directors since May 2015. He also holds the non-employee position of Strategic Advisor. He served as our Chief Executive Officer from August 2015 until November 2019, and also served as our President from August 2015 until April 2019. Prior to that, Mr. King was our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer since March 2014. Prior to joining Primoris, Mr. King spent several years at Chicago Bridge & Iron ("CB&I"), a large NYSE listed construction company that was acquired by McDermott International, most recently as President of Lummus Engineered Products from 2013 to March 2014. From 2010 to 2013 he was President of CB&I Project Engineering & Construction based in The Hague, Netherlands responsible for worldwide operations. From 2009 to 2010 he was Group Vice President for Downstream Operations for CB&I Lummus located in The Woodlands, Texas. Mr. King also managed and helped establish the Global Services Group for CB&I in 2008. He has extensive Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication and Construction industry experience in energy-related projects, liquefied natural gas, offshore, pipelines, refining, petrochemicals, gas processing, oil sands, synthesis gas and gas-to-liquids. Mr. King received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University, an MBA from the University of Texas, Tyler, and an Advanced Executive Management Degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
STEPHEN C. COOK has served as one of our Directors since July 2008 and in May 2010 was appointed by the Board as Lead Director of the Company. Since 1990 he has served as President and principal stockholder of Fieldstone Partners, a Houston, Texas-based investment banking firm focused primarily on corporate merger and acquisition advisory services. He has over 45 years of experience in the investment banking business, including 10 years with Rotan Mosle, Inc., a Texas-based regional investment firm and underwriter where he served as co-head of the corporate finance department and as a director of the firm. Mr. Cook received an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Cook also serves on the board of Alzeca Biosciences, Inc., Solid Surface Care, Inc. and BTU Research LLC, all privately held companies.
PETER C. BROWN joined our Board on February 6, 2009. From 1974 to 2005, he served as President at Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation, a regional provider of tax, audit, consulting and business services headquartered in Bakersfield, California and he is a retired partner. Mr. Brown received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Arizona. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.
CARLA S. MASHINSKI was appointed a Director on March 25, 2019. Since July 2015, Ms. Mashinski has served as Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of Cameron LNG, a natural gas liquification terminal near the Gulf of Mexico. From 2014 to July 2015, she served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Information Management for the North America Operation of SASOL, an international integrated energy company. From 2008 to 2014, Ms. Mashinski was employed by SBM Offshore, Inc., a provider of leased floating production systems for the offshore energy industry, serving as Vice President of Finance and Administration, U.S. Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to February 2014, and as Commercial and Contracts Manager from February to August 2014. She served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Gulfmark Offshore from 2004 to 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Mashinski held various finance and accounting positions for Duke Energy (1999-2004) and Shell Oil Company (1985-1998) or its affiliated companies. Ms. Mashinski is a certified public accountant, certified management accountant, and a certified project management professional with a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Texas, Dallas.
Ms. Mashinski currently serves on the board of Unit Corporation (NYSE:UNT), a U.S. based energy company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, contract drilling, and gas gathering and processing. She is chair of the compensation committee and sits on the audit committee. Ms. Mashinski also serves on the board of CARBO Ceramics (NYSE:CRR), a global technology company that provides products and services to the oil & gas and industrial markets, and sits on their compensation, audit, and nominating and corporate governance committees.
JOHN P. SCHAUERMAN was appointed a Director on November 15, 2016. He served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Corporate Development from February 2009 to December 2012, and was responsible for developing and integrating Primoris’ overall strategic plan, including the evaluation and structuring of new business opportunities and acquisitions. Prior to that, Mr. Schauerman served as our Chief Financial Officer from February 2008 to February 2009. He also served as a director of the Company from July 2008 to May 3, 2013 and as a director of its predecessor entity, ARB, Inc. (“ARB”) from 1993 to July 2008. Mr. Schauerman joined ARB in 1993 as the Company’s Senior Vice President. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Wedbush Morgan Securities, Inc., a regional investment bank focused on financing activities for middle market companies (n/k/a Wedbush Securities, Inc.). Mr. Schauerman served on the Boards of Directors of MYR Group (Nasdaq: MYRG) from March 2016 through November 2016; Harmony Merger Corp. (Nasdaq:HRMNU), a blank check investment company, from March 2015 through July 2017, Allegro Merger Corp (Nasdaq:ALGR), a blank check investment company from July 2018 through present, and Wedbush Securities, Inc., a leading financial services and investment firm, from August 2014 through February 2018. Mr. Schauerman is a member of the Dean’s Executive Board of the UCLA School of Engineering. Mr. Schauerman holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, New York, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
ROBERT A. TINSTMAN was appointed a Director on December 18, 2009. Mr. Tinstman was employed by Morrison Knudsen from 1974 to 1999 and served as its President/Chief Executive Officer for the period 1995 to 1999. Mr. Tinstman was the Executive Chairman of James Construction Group from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Tinstman is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Idaho. He graduated from University of Wisconsin, Platteville, with a B.S., Mining Engineering in 1968.Mr. Tinstman was a director on the following public company boards: IDA CORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA), where he was chairman of the board and chairman of the nominating and governance committee and Westmoreland Coal Company (OTCMKTS: WLBAQ) where he was a member of the nominating and governance committee, chairman of the compensation committee, and chairman of the operations committee.
THOMAS E. TUCKER has served as one of our Directors since July 2008. He is currently Chairman of Pennhill Land Company, a real estate development and investment company, where he has worked since he founded the company in 1983. He served as a board member of RSI Holding Corporation, a privately held national manufacturer of cabinets for homes, from 2002 to November 2008. Prior to that, he served as an advisory board member of ORCO Block Company, a Southern California manufacturer of block products, and Gemini Investors, a Boston based Investment Capital firm. Mr. Tucker received a B.S. in Business from the University of Southern California.