Harry Stewart Honored with the 2023 Golden Beaver Award
Bill Dutra and the entire Dutra organization congratulate Harry K. Stewart, President and CEO
of The Dutra Group, as he is honored with the 2023 Golden Beaver Award in Management. Mr. Stewart was presented with the prestigious award at The Beavers’ annual black-tie ceremony in Los Angeles, California on January 13, 2023.
In addition to being publicly recognized before many hundreds of industry peers, the ceremony was also attended by a large and boisterous gathering of personal well-wishers including Mr. Stewart’s wife Kim, daughters Kaitlyn, Ellyn, and Maddy, Dutra’s Board of Directors, and many of his lifelong friends.
The Beavers’ Management award is given annually to a person who has made significant contributions to the engineering and construction industry, specifically in the field of management. This award recognizes Mr. Stewart’s demonstrated leadership, innovation, and excellence in managing major infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors.
Mr. Stewart has been with The Dutra Group for nearly 40 years, most recently as the company’s COO, before his recent ascension to CEO. During his career, Mr. Stewart has overseen the company’s expansion into new markets, including Alaska, Hawaii, the Gulf of Mexico and the East coast, and has been instrumental in the development of the company’s successful safety initiatives.
In its simplest form, succeeding in construction is about managing risk – How to identify it, how to quantify it, how to see the good from the bad, how to avoid the bad risk, and how to capitalize on the good risk.
“My most noteworthy and memorable project has been working to develop a highly talented and capable management team in The Dutra Group,” said Stewart. “In its simplest form, succeeding in construction is about managing risk – how to identify it, how to quantify it, how to see the good from the bad, how to avoid the bad risk, and how to capitalize on the good risk. Our group has excelled at these disciplines and has enabled The Dutra Group to emerge as one of the leading marine construction companies across the nation.”
The Dutra Group is one of the largest dredging and marine construction companies in the United States, offering a wide range of capabilities in marine construction, dredging, environmental remediation, and related services.
The Dutra Group has received the prestigious Golden Beaver Award in Management twice – Bill T. Dutra, founder of The Dutra Group was the recipient of this same award in 2011.