Robert E. Cross

Title: General Superintendent
Company: Branch Civil
Location: Lignum, Virginia, United States

Robert E. Cross, General Superintendent at Branch Civil, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in construction management.

Supported by 48 years of experience in construction and construction management, Mr. Cross has excelled as general superintendent at Branch Civil since 2019. Starting out as a laborer at various small contracting companies beginning in 1972, he was subsequently hired by John Driggs in 1976, remaining with the business for four years. From 1980 to 1985, he served S.W. Rogers Company and from 1985 to 1998, he was with Prince William Construction Company. Serving for four years with Shirley Contracting from 1998 to 2002, he then spent an additional four years with Moore Brothers prior to their merger with Lane Construction in 2006. From 2006 to 2019, Mr. Cross was employed by Lane Construction.

Mr. Cross has specialized in earthmoving, excavation and road building since the inception of his career in 1972. He has served in such prominent positions as a laborer, equipment operator, foreman, operations manager and superintendent. Likewise, he is OSHA and erosion sediment control certified, also holding an environmental certification. While his career has been filled with highlights, he is especially proud of completing a significant job, for which he received an accolade from the Heavy Constructional Contract Association in 2020. Previously, he received numerous recognitions from Diverging Diamond Interchange, Hay Market and Lane Construction. Mr. Cross enjoys the work that he performs and does not foresee himself retiring anytime soon. In his spare time, he enjoys farming with his wife.

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