SAN DIEGO, CA — C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving California since 1919, has announced the promotion of Richard Freeark, LEED® AP, to senior vice president of the firm’s San Diego offices. Freeark will oversee the office and all C.W. Driver projects within the region.  

“For the past 11 years, Rich has been an integral part of establishing C.W. Driver as a leader in the California construction industry,” said Dana Roberts, president and CEO of C.W. Driver. “As the company’s San Diego region continues to grow, his expertise will be invaluable.”

Freeark is an industry veteran of 34 years with a specific expertise in the higher education and healthcare construction markets. Throughout his career, he has been involved in several award-winning projects. During his time with C.W. Driver, he has directed several higher education projects, including facilities for San Diego State University and San Diego Community College District. 

 “I am thrilled to embrace a new role with C.W. Driver at a time when the company is expanding into new markets,” Freeark said. “I am eager to further utilize my knowledge of the built environment to help C.W. Driver continue to broaden its scope.”

Freeark holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and finance.His project history with C.W. Driver includes San Diego State University; Palomar Pomerado Health;  Qualcomm; University of California, San Diego; UCLA Medical Center, San Diego Community College District; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Valley Presbyterian Hospital; Kaiser Medical Center; Santa Monica Community College and many others.

About C.W. Driver

C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving California since 1919, specializes in general contracting and construction management services by remaining on the cutting-edge across a broad spectrum of industries including higher education facilities,K-12, healthcare, entertainment, hospitality and military.  C.W. Driver has offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, San Diego, and San Mateo. For more information, please visit www.cwdriver.com.