Branch Group Appoints Wilber Chen as President of G.J. Hopkins | Lacy

Oct 18, 2021

The Branch Group, Inc. has appointed Wilber Chen as President of their G.J. Hopkins | Lacy MEP business unit. Mr. Chen comes to Branch with over 30 years of experience in the MEP, transportation, and heavy civil markets. Most recently, he was a Senior Design-Build Manager and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Manager for Kiewit’s Water Group, working on a wide variety of mechanical and industrial projects throughout the US. Prior to Kiewit, Wilber held the role of Senior Vice President in Parsons National Industrial / MEP sector, managing a group that worked on mechanical and industrial projects throughout the US, while also serving as Area Manager for Heavy Civil and Transit projects in the Western US. Wilber holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic – Pomona and will be relocating with his family from California to Roanoke, Virginia. Wilber will serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to CEO Donald Graul. His first week in the office will begin October 25, 2021.

G.J. Hopkins | Lacy has provided reliable service to commercial and industrial clients throughout Central and Southwest Virginia since 1958. Our coverage areas include Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Roanoke, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe Counties as well as the cities of Bristol, Charlottesville, Galax, Lynchburg Norton, Radford, Roanoke, and Salem.

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