Gordon Lansford was named President and Chief Executive Officer of JE Dunn Construction Company on January 1, 2014. He is the first non-Dunn family CEO in the 90-year history of the company. Prior to this role, Lansford served as Chief Financial Officer for 15 years. He managed all accounting and financial reporting for JE Dunn Construction Group. He also oversaw investment management, payroll, contract administration and maintained relationships with banks and bonding companies. In addition to his role he oversaw information technology and the creation of an internal culture and innovation management tool.
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Gordon oversees the operations of our four regions and 20 offices as well as the corporate staff. Specific responsibilities include strategy, talent development, client service, operational excellence, a winning culture, and innovation. Gordon maintains key relationships with clients, civic and political leaders, banks, sureties, trade partners and other key stakeholders.
Lansford graduated from Baker University Summa Cum Laude in 1993 with a degree in accounting and business. He is a Certified Public Accountant and previously worked at KPMG before joining JE Dunn. He is active in many community organizations including the Children's Mercy Hospital Hands & Hearts Board of Directors, 2018 United Way Campaign, United Way of Greater KC Cabinet, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Kansas City Finance Committee, Baker University Board of Trustees, Kansas City Sports Commission Board of Directors and Treasurer, and Newhouse Women's Shelter Board of Directors.