Richard Cavallaro is President of Skanska USA Civil Inc. This puts him in charge of overall everyday workings of the unit that offers the clients construction services in the following areas: civil, mechanical, industrial, marine, foundation and environmental. With him at the helm, Skanska USA Civil has become one of Skanska’s top-performing business units, financially, and with respect to quality and safety. In addition, Cavallaro has been recognized as Skanska’s Business Unit of the Year twice. His work has enabled Skanska to achieve exceptional incident rates. Overall, this has facilitated Skanska USA Civil’s execution all types of projects throughout the nation. Cavallaro was behind the effort to streamline the firm’s processes, creating a unified set of practices that increase efficiency from the project site to the office. He joined Skanska USA Civil Northeast in 1996 as a senior estimator, taking a keynote role in successful bids totaling billions of dollars.