Durr names new Chief Executive Officer

A headshot of CEO Dana Stumpf

HARAHAN, LA (January 5, 2015) – Durr Heavy Construction is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Stumpf as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The position takes effect immediately.

Stumpf is taking the reins from her father and long-time CEO, Stephen Stumpf, who will remain with the company as Chairman.

“Dana has earned this role through years of experience within Durr and other companies, as well as in the community,” stated Durr Chairman Stephen Stumpf. “The company will no doubt benefit from her leadership and her vision.”

Stumpf, a third generation owner of Durr, has served as Chief Administrative Officer of the company since 2011. She has also served as the President of Gentilly Landfill since 2005 and was the former owner of the New Orleans Jesters.

Stumpf is involved in various business and community organizations including Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, Associated Builders and Contractors, NOLA Soccer Academy, GNO, Inc., Mount Carmel Academy, Vistage International, Young Presidents Organization and Salutare Deum Foundation. She has been recognized as an ABC Member of the Year and a CityBusiness Woman of the Year.

“I am blessed and deeply honored to have the opportunity to lead the company into its next chapter,” Stumpf said. “The Durr team is a special one and I look forward to the future greatness they will achieve.”

Durr Heavy Construction, LLC is a family-owned and operated construction company specializing in demolition, site preparation, underground utilities and paving. Established in 1955 by Edward C. Durr, the company has grown into one of the top general contracting and specialty firms in Southeast Louisiana. Durr takes pride in its quality performance, personnel and safety, and has been recognized for its efforts as a CityBusiness’ Best Place to Work, a D&RI Top Demolition Contractor, an ENR Top Specialty Contractor, an ABC Platinum Safety Contractor as well as an ABC Excellence in Construction Award Winner. Durr Heavy Construction is a Louisiana-based company with offices in Harahan and Covington, and is licensed to do work in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Dawn Emery
Durr Heavy Construction, LLC

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