Eastern Construction is pleased to announce two promotions within the 2021 Senior Management Team, effective immediately.
Dean Walker will take on the role of Executive Vice President. Dean has been with Eastern for 16-years and brings 22-years experience to the role. Dean employs a collaborative management style where stakeholders become highly engaged participants in the entire process. Similarly, Dean is a team-builder who quickly fosters conﬁdence among peers. Acting as a resource, Dean takes the time to educate clients and team members alike in the nuances of constructability, schedule impact, and budget decisions. In parallel, Dean applies the same professionalism dealing with trade contractors, developing trust and rapport. Superior communication, teamwork, and leadership have positioned Dean to work on Eastern’s most logistically complex projects with the ﬁrm’s top clients.
Heather Anne Popovich assumes the role of Director Operations. Heather Anne has been with Eastern for 16-years and embodies Eastern’s core values of professionalism, integrity, and fairness. For the past ten years, Heather Anne worked as Manager of Project Coordination, mentoring and guiding a team of coordinators servicing a vast cross-section of Eastern’s active project sites. Combined with her role on the Senior Management Team, Heather Anne has in-depth knowledge of all active projects at Eastern, providing input and guidance to her team to maintain operational excellence. The move to Director Operations formally acknowledges Heather Anne’s past and ongoing efforts managing a portfolio of complex projects.