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Kenneth E. Stinson is Chairman Emeritus of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., the nation’s third largest general contractor, with significant operations in Canada and Australia.
Stinson is a civil engineering graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He served two and a half tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, becoming Company Commander of an MCB5 Seabee Battalion. After his military service, he returned to school, earning his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.
Stinson joined Kiewit as a college intern in 1968. Following graduation, he was assigned to some of Kiewit’s more notable projects, holding various engineering and management roles. He moved to Omaha in 1982, serving in many executive positions, including President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer.
Stinson was first elected to the Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc. Board of Directors in 1986. He also serves on numerous boards, including the Nebraska Military Support Coalition and the STRATCOM Consultation Committee.