Gene Dixson-Anderson '83 will be the featured speaker in the Diverse Paths of Leadership and Innovation speaker series on Friday, February 16. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 2 p.m. in Noyce 1023. The Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership is sponsoring the speaker series and associated course.

Gene has worked in the Construction industry since graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 1984.  His experience includes project engineering, field supervision, project management, procurement, information systems and application development.  Prior to his current 15-year tenure at Turner Construction where he has specialized in information and project controls systems, Gene has worked on numerous construction projects throughout the Midwest and East Coast including Hill’s Pet food manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY, Colgate-Palmolive’s Liquid Detergent manufacturing facility in Cambridge, OH, and Merck’s Biological Sciences Laboratory in West Point, PA.  


Gene is a graduate of Grinnell College ’83 – BA Physics and Washington University in St. Louis ’84 – BS Civil Engineering (St. Louis MO)


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