C.W. Driver Companies, a premier builder providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services to the Western United States, taps Carl Lowman as chief financial officer, the company announced today. In this role, Lowman will leverage his robust accounting and finance background with global engineering, consulting and construction services firms to enhance C.W. Driver’s profitability and establish a solid foundation for future company growth.

“It’s a pleasure to bring Lowman on board to the C.W. Driver Companies family with confidence that his well-versed construction management experience will add immense value to our organization,” said Dana Roberts, chief executive officer. “His background in financial planning, analysis and operations management will help to ensure C.W. Driver’s longevity for generations to come.”

Over the course of three decades, Lowman has held various finance positions of increasing responsibility in the architectural, engineering and construction management industries. Prior to joining C.W. Driver, he was the former vice president and west division business manager for Kleinfelder and served a nearly 10-year tenure at MWH in a variety of financial capacities. A seasoned financial executive with more than 30 years of experience spanning financial planning and analysis, treasury, finance operations and internal audit, he holds memberships with Financial Executives International and Financial Executives Networking Group, national organizations for executive-level financial professionals.

“C.W. Driver Companies’ diverse project portfolio, coupled with its track record of success, will allow me to creatively implement my strategic and financial acumen to support its long-term financial goals,” said Lowman. “I’m eager to leverage my experience and industry insights on the commercial and financial aspects that come with running a company as a forward-looking CFO for C.W. Driver.”

Lowman earned a master’s in business administration from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s of business administration in finance from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is based in the company’s headquarters, located in Pasadena.