Skanska hires Montoya, Selna & Grant as Vice Presidents


OAKLAND, Calif. – Skanska announced the hire of five new executives, including three vice presidents.

Mark Montoya and David Selna each join Skanska’s Los Angeles office as a Vice President/Account Manager. Montoya has been in the construction business for 30 years and has significant experience in mixed-use and multi-family residential work. Selna has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and has spent the last 12 leading design-build efforts for a major southern California general contractor.

Additionally, Skanska has hired two new executives to support its growing portfolio of work in the aviation sector. Kim Grant joins as VP of Operations and Raj Turun comes aboard as Project Executive. Both come from a major west coast general contractor. With more than 30 years in the industry, Grant has a long list of project experience at Los Angeles International Airport, both for Los Angeles World Airports and individual airlines. Turun has a similar resume of aviation projects over the course of his 25-year career. Grant and Turun will lead a recently-awarded project at LAX and collaborate with Skanska’s California operations staff on aviation sector pursuits throughout the state.

Skanska also announced the hire of Kelly Eastman as Director of Marketing. Eastman joins from Perkins + Will with more than 12 years in the industry. Eastman will oversee all marketing efforts for Skanska USA Building in California, based in the company’s Oakland office. She will work closely with Skanska’s operations and business development teams to support the needs of current and potential clients.

“These new team members not only allow us to provide the best support for our clients and projects, but also strengthen our position as we seek to grow our market share,” said Skanska USA Building Executive Vice President and General Manager Bruce Holms. “We’ve added more than 120 years’ worth of experience to the team with these new faces and the true beneficiary will be our clients.”

For further information, please contact: Jay Weisberger, Skanska USA, 206.494.5469, Alethea O’Dell, Brazen Brands, 415.286.1594,

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, energy, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 33 metro areas, we have more than 9,600 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, and ethics and people development. In 2013, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated nearly $7 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $21 billion in 2013. Skanska shares are publically traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.