Mr. Gifford is VP of Construction for PENTA. He has 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction of cement and minerals processing industrial facilities. Further, he is a specialist in rail and truck distribution terminals. His background also includes the engineering and construction of projects located in South America and the Middle East. His field management experience includes monitoring, documenting, and reporting construction performance and progress. He has been responsible for project planning, preparation of equipment specifications, equipment procurement, estimating, scheduling, and construction support. He held the position of Director of Project Management at PENTA until being appointed VP of Construction in 2013. Mr. Gifford is a graduate of Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.