Joseph G. Cvetas

Executive Vice President, Division Leader, Southern California

As Southland’s Southern California Division Leader, Mr. Cvetas leads the Southern California Division and is responsible for Engineering and Construction and the Envise building technology business. With over 30 years in the MEP industry, Mr. Cvetas enables the growth of Southland’s strategies and goals within the Southern California market, which is key in supporting Southland’s overall success. 

Mr. Cvetas has considerable experience optimizing building systems for a variety of markets and industries. Upon joining Southland in 1987 as a contract executive, Mr. Cvetas concentrated on advanced technology initiatives at Southland. By introducing the company to advanced technology sectors including the aerospace, semiconductor, and pharmaceutical industries, he was ultimately able to expand Southland's geographic market reach and portfolio. 

Additionally, Mr. Cvetas has held various leadership roles at Southland and has been involved in several of Southland's most iconic projects such as the historic renovation of the Pentagon.

Mr. Cvetas received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Design-Build Institute of America’s Western Pacific Region (DBIAWPR). He has served on Southland's Board of Directors since 1990.