Leonard J. Rejcek

Class Year
1980
Award Year
2007
Degree
BDCR
Profession
Construction
Biography
Leonard Rejcek ’80 (BDCR) is President and CEO of Tutor Perini Building Group. Tutor Perini Corporation is a leading civil and building construction company offering diversified general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world. Tutor Perini has provided construction services since 1894 and has established a strong reputation within its markets by executing large complex projects on time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures. Prior to his current position at Tutor Perini, Mr. Rejcek was President of Manhattan Construction Company, a top ranked construction firm known nationally for constructing highly-complex projects including George W. Bush Presidential Center, Reliant Stadium, Cowboys Stadium, Texas Rangers Ballpark, and the United States Capitol Visitor Center. Under Rejcek’s leadership the company received numerous national accolades for quality and safety and was honored two years in a row with the Associated Builder and Contractor Diamond STEP Award. It is the highest safety honor in the STEP program. Rejcek, a native Texan, started his career as an office engineer upon his graduation from TAMU, working with Manhattan Construction Company for 33 years prior to joining Tutor Perini. Among his successes as president, Rejcek created highly successful internal corporate programs aimed at expanding employee growth and development. He developed the “Builder In Training” program, which is designed to diversify employee work experiences in different positions to grow talent and expand opportunities for advancement. Rejcek is a past board member and PAC trustee of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Houston, past corporate advisory board member of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, served on the Texas A&M Department of Construction Science Construction Industry Advisory Council, and is past-chairman of the Council’s curriculum committee. He also served as a board member of the Greater Houston Partnership and chairman of The Houston Forum.
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