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Sundt Foundation adds Bennie to board of directors

Salt Lake City— The Sundt Foundation has named Jasen Bennie to its Board of Directors, representing the Salt Lake City giving area.

Bennie serves as the Intermountain area manager out of Sundt’s Salt Lake City office. He has been an active member of the Sundt Foundation since joining Sundt over a year ago.

“It has been humbling to give back to the community that I’ve had the pleasure to call home for the past 20 years,” said Bennie. “Having the opportunity to lead our Foundation members in giving back to the Greater Salt Lake area will be a gratifying experience.”

The Sundt Foundation Board of Directors is composed of 12 employee-owners, four appointed by the company and eight elected by the membership. The board convenes quarterly to approve grants based on recommendations made by employee-owner committees in each Sundt office.

Sundt recognizes the importance of community giving. Today, its employee-owners remain dedicated to ensuring others’ well-being, donating generously to charitable causes and volunteering thousands of hours each year to help local nonprofit organizations achieve their missions.

Sundt’s purpose is to build environments where its clients, employee-owners and communities prosper. The Sundt Foundation, established by Sundt in 1999, provides its employee-owners with a means of creating and sharing prosperity for their communities. It offers financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged children and adults. Sundt employees and matching company dollars fund the Foundation, and it recently passed the $11 million mark in grants awarded.

About the Sundt Foundation

Sundt’s purpose is to build environments where its clients, employee-owners and communities prosper. The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 as a way for employee-owners to give back to the communities in which they live and work. The organization is funded primarily by contributions from Sundt employees, which are matched by the company. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $11 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit www.sundtfoundation.org for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Antonio, Dallas and El Paso, Texas; and Sacramento, San Diego and Irvine, California.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 130-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its 2,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 52nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.

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