GH Phipps Announces New Chief Financial Officer

GH Phipps Construction Companies announced that Peter Speiser has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective April 29, 2024.

Mr. Speiser brings more than 25 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis, leading financial initiatives, and administering corporate-wide policies and business goals in a variety of industries, including 17 years in the A/E/C industry. Prior positions include Chief Operating Officer at Olson Plumbing and Heating Company and Chief Financial Officer at GE Johnson Construction Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Business Administration and Finance from Regis University.

Dedicated to giving back to the community, Mr. Speiser currently serves on the 5Star Bank Board of Directors, Monfort College of Business Dean’s Advisory Committee, Springs Rescue Mission Board of Directors, and Accounting Advisory Board at Regis University. Additional philanthropic endeavors include Pikes Peak YMCA and Catholic Charities of Southern Colorado.

At GH Phipps, Mr. Speiser will be a key thought partner to the Company’s President and executive leadership team and oversee daily operation of accounting, financial, human resources, and Information Technology functions. Additionally, he will manage the Company’s investments and securities, insurance coverage, liquid assets, and portfolio while assisting in the creation and implementation of GH Phipps’ strategic plan.

“Peter is a greatly talented executive with a proven track record for effectively managing the financial interests of several reputable companies within the construction industry,” said GH Phipps President, Todd Ruff. “His critical understanding of what it takes to drive progress and operational excellence will be essential in GH Phipps’ continued growth and ability to deliver on our mission of enriching the lives of our employees, clients, and communities.”

ABOUT GH PHIPPS CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES: Founded in 1952, GH Phipps Construction Companies is a full-service general contracting company headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO with branch offices in Colorado Springs, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Cheyenne, WY; Casper, WY; and Laramie, WY. Deeply rooted values, demonstrated excellence, and award-winning projects have earned us the reputation as an industry leader specializing in new construction and renovation in the Aerospace, Civic, Commercial, Healthcare, Higher Education, and K-12 Education market sectors throughout Colorado and Wyoming.

GH Phipps is 100% employee-owned, meaning their team is fully vested in their success and providing an exceptional building experience for their clients from start to finish. They’re proud of the relationships they’ve forged over the last 70+ years and remain committed to fulfilling their mission of continually enriching the lives of their employees, clients, and communities for years to come.

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