Justin Smith has been named to lead Fond du Lac-based C.D. Smith Construction Inc.
The company Board of Directors announced Smith's promotion Tuesday from executive vice president to president and CEO. The firm's fifth president becomes the fourth generation of his family to lead the company.
C.D. Smith was founded by his great grandfather, Charles D. Smith, in 1936. It was led by his grandfather, Donald Smith, from 1964-1977; Thomas D. Baker from 1978-1994; and his father, Gary Smith, from 1995-2014.
Gary Smith died of cancer at age 61 on March 2.
Thle new CEO is a graduate of St. Mary Springs and has a business degree from West Virginia University. He lives in Fond du Lac with his wife, Sasha, and children Eljay and Adrianna.
C.D. Smith is a full service general contractor with current projects in 13 States.