Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff
PCI recently appointed R. Jon Grafton, a certified professional engineer, as director of Operations Services, where he will serve as Business Performance Council staff liaison and contribute to productivity, erector, and safety efforts. He joins PCI with more than 30 years’ experience in precast, prestressed concrete, most recently as Oldcastle Precast manager of Business Development. In that role, he pursued design-build projects using precast/prestressed concrete, and helped develop new products that could be marketed throughout the company’s 90+ plants across the United States and Canada.
Prior to Oldcastle Precast, Grafton served as president, general manager and plant manager of PCI member Pomeroy Corp., Parris, Calif., responsible for safety, quality control, estimating, engineering, business development and production operations. He has been a member of the PCI Board and several committees, most recently serving as Transportation Activities Council chair. He will be based in California.