NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Koll Development Co. has named Steve Van Amburgh, who founded the company’s Dallas office in 1989, as CEO. Don Koll, previously chairman and CEO, will remain as chairman. Van Amburgh, who will remain in Dallas while the company’s headquarters will stay in Newport Beach, also has directed Koll’s corporate development division.
Van Amburgh joined Koll after nine years of work with the Las Colinas development near the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. Prior to that, he was the general manager and executive vice president of Van Amburgh Explosives, a company that he co-founded with his father in 1977. A graduate of Washington and Lee University, Van Amburgh is a native of Highland Park, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.