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Alberici Promotes Phillip Lee Vice President, Operations and Doug Engle General Manager of Marine Civil Market

ST. LOUIS (March 2, 2022) – Alberici Constructors, Inc. has promoted two executives to fortify its growth.  Phillip Lee has been named vice president, operations and Doug Engle has been named general manager of the marine civil business unit, Alberici’s marine division.  Alberici is one of the largest privately-held companies in St. Louis and one of the nation’s largest construction firms.  Alberici reported revenue of $2.6 billion in 2021, including $166 million from St. Louis area projects.  The company employs approximately 3,500 salaried employees and craft personnel.   

A more than 25-year veteran of the construction industry, Lee has served Alberici and its clients for the past 19 years, most recently as project director.  He is known for his collaborative approach, solutions mindset and technical expertise along with being a mentor to the next generation of leaders in the business. Recently receiving the company’s 2021 Chairman’s Award for uncompromising integrity, excellence and passion for employee development. In his new role as vice president, operations, Phillip will oversee construction projects for the building and healthcare markets.

During his time with Alberici, Lee has led projects throughout the Midwest and more than $900 million in St. Louis area projects, including:

BJC/WUMC Campus Renewal Phase I;Missouri Botanical Garden-Visitor Center;
SSM St. Clare Health Center;Washington University Compton/Crow Renovation;
Sam Fox School at Washington University Interior Renovations;Missouri Baptist Medical Center West Pavilion Fit-Out;
Saint Louis Science Center East Addition;bioMérieux Building 1 Addition; and
St. Louis Children’s Hospital East Expansion. 

An active industry and community supporter, he chaired the 2021 KIDstruction fundraiser for St. Louis Children’s Hospital, raising a record of more than $605,000.

Phillip received his degree in construction management from California State University and resides in St. Louis. 

Engle has been with Alberici for more than 10 years, most recently serving as corporate counsel and commercial manager. During his career at Alberici, Doug has been engaged in a number of large industrial and sports-related projects including:

Fargo Membrane Water Treatment Plant and Improvements, Fargo, N.D.;Miami Dolphin Stadium Renovation, Stadium Shade Canopy;
K+S Potash Facility, Saskatoon, Sask.;Minnesota Multi-Purpose Stadium, Minneapolis, Minn.; and
Vale Long Harbour Nickel Processing Plant, Long Harbor, Newfoundland. 

As general manager of the Marine Civil market, he will oversee an array of marine projects including lock and dam construction and maintenance, ports, terminals, bridge and dock construction and maintenance, pile foundations, dredging, rip-rap armor and more.  His current projects include a just-finished major overhaul of the Marseilles Lock and Dam along the Illinois River near Marseilles, Ill.; the construction of two maintenance cranes for Lock and Dam 24 in Clarksville, Mo. and Lock and Dam 25 near Winfield, Mo. along the Mississippi River; major improvements to the lock structure at the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, near Alton, Ill.; and phase one of a major lock replacement at the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. to improve transit between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes.  Engle received his law degree from Saint Louis University and a civil engineering degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

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