November 16, 2016 – Ronald C. Witt, Sr. announced that Ronald C. Witt, Jr. has been named President and COO of Sweetwater Construction Corp. Ron Sr. will remain active with the company in the role of CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Ron Jr. joined Sweetwater in 1990 as a Junior Project Manager after his graduation from Drexel University. Ron has developed from that position to Executive Vice President in charge of all Sweetwater’s construction operations.
Ron Witt, Sr. stated: “Under Ron Jr.’s leadership Sweetwater has enjoyed years of profitable growth. His improvement of our project delivery methods and effective management style has been vital to this success. We have a great team that has come into its own under Ron’s management and it’s time for me to turn over the reins. I plan to continue to be engaged with business development and other corporate management functions”.
“I am excited to continue my leadership role in the new capacity of President and COO. While looking forward to new responsibilities, proactive and successful management of our construction operations, HR/benefits and insurance programs, and safety & risk management procedures, will remain a key focus.”, said Ron Jr. “With our established executive team of Bob Chemi, Gary Coopersmith and Luke Metz, Sweetwater’s future is as bright as ever. Employees, clients, and subcontractors can expect a smooth transition as the next generation spreads it wings.”
“As my father of 49 years and business mentor for 25 years, Ron Sr. has taught me life and professional lessons for which I am grateful, and give me the best opportunity to succeed. I am ready to take the helm and lead this great organization.”