Vice President, Labor Relations

In his role as Vice President of Labor Relations at Granite, Steve Clark is responsible for developing and executing the labor relations strategy and policy for one of the largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers in the United States.

Steve started his career as a second-generation Operating Engineer at Local 3 and then became a representative of the Foundation for Fair Contracting, a labor-management cooperative organization. Following his time at the FFC, he spent 14 years with the Associated General Contractors of California in various positions, culminating in the role of Executive Director. His valuable years of experience working directly with labor, associations, and contractors have given Steve a unique perspective on labor relations and the interrelationship between labor organizations and the construction industry.

Steve holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is currently the Chair of Transportation California and has served on the boards of the California Alliance for Jobs, Southern California Partnership for Jobs, the Southern California Contractors Association, co-chaired the Operating Engineers Local 3 Negotiating and Craft Committee; and was a former Trustee for Operating Engineers Local 3 Trust Funds.

When not completely consumed by the daily rigors of work, Steve enjoys downtime with his fiancé, Nicole Laurence, at their home in Aptos, California. Steve has three children Jon, Amy, and Scott; granddaughter Kaitlyn and daughter-in-law Kim.