Thomas C. Benson, Jr., PE, GE
President & CEO, Leighton Consulting

As President of Leighton Consulting, Tom implements and drives the firm’s geotechnical, environmental and testing market position and long-term strategy for the public works, commercial and industrial sectors.

Tom has been with Leighton in this role since 2004, bringing 21 years of prior southern California project experience. Because he has a passion for learning, Tom develops internal benchmarks for continuing education for technical staff development. This has led to Leighton’s technical superiority in the industry. Under his leadership, the firm has won seven CalGEO projects awards. A significant reinforcement of his technical leadership.