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Branch Group Names New Executive Vice President

April 19, 2021

Brian J. Quinlan has been appointed to serve as executive vice president of Branch Civil, a leader in site and highway construction and wholly owned subsidiary of the Branch Group. In this new role, Quinlan will be responsible for Branch Civil’s overall financial and operational leadership as well as growing the company through the acquisition and delivery of safe, profitable projects.

Quinlan has 42 years of experience in heavy civil engineering and construction with an emphasis on large infrastructure projects. Prior to joining the Branch Group family of companies, he served as vice president and eastern area manager for Parsons Construction Group.

Some of the key projects on which Quinlan has held leadership roles in his career include $431 million I-64 Southside Widening and High-Rise Bridge Phase 1, Design-Build, Chesapeake, Virginia; $1.4 billion Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal One Redevelopment, Design-Build, Newark, New Jersey; $252 million Anacostia River Combined Sewer Overflow Tunnel, Design-Build, Washington, District of Columbia; $263 million CSX Transportation, Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction, Progressive Design-Build, Washington, DC; $56 million I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road, Design-Build, Alexandria, Virginia, $71 million I-95 Bridges, Accelerated Bridge Construction, Richmond, Virginia; and $111 million Route 895 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, PPP, Richmond, Virginia.

Quinlan holds a Master of Business Administration in Business and Management from the University of Maryland – College Park and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

About Branch Group

Founded in 1963, the Branch Group provides corporate services and strategic leadership to our operating companies, Branch Civil, Branch Builds, and G.J. Hopkins | Lacy, so that they can meet the growing demands of the construction industry. Together, we touch on all aspects of the built environment and are committed to exceptional performance and developing business relationships sustained by mutual benefit and respect.

The Branch Group and our family of operating companies are 100 percent employee owned. This ownership model has produced a culture where each employee has a vested interest in the successful completion of every project and absolute satisfaction for every client. Visit to learn more.

About Branch Civil

Branch Civil offers a dynamic range of services, including heavy civil construction, design-build, and site development. Our history of planting, cultivating, and growing transparent, professional relationships with our clients has established us as a respected name within the civil construction industry.

Functioning as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Branch Group, we serve clients in Virginia, West Virginia, and the Carolinas. Learn more at

About Branch

Headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, and serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Branch touches all aspects of the built environment. As a full-service construction solutions partner, Branch is committed to exceptional performance and to developing business relationships sustained by mutual benefit and respect.

Branch has total revenues of over $500 million and a workforce of more than 1,000 employee-owners. Through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Branch ensures every employee has a vested interest in its success. Visit or to learn more.