Friday, March 29 the Mississippi Business Journal will publish the Top CEO’s for 2019. Irby Construction is proud to have our President, Lee Jones, recognized for this honor. Lee was among several prominent recipients in this year’s class including Mississippi Power’s President, Anthony Wilson, and Atmos Energy Mississippi’s President, David Gates. Congratulations Lee!
As President of Irby Construction, Lee Jones drives the operations of the largest, nonunion, specialized contractor of electric power for Quanta Services. Prior to his current role, he served as Director of Project Management at Quanta Services. In this position he oversaw the Project Management Office, providing key insight for the successful execution of major electric power transmission projects across Quanta’s 56 Operating Units.
Mr. Jones began his career at Irby in 2002. In 2008, Mr. Jones went on to work for another Quanta subsidiary, North Houston Pole Line, where he participated in the execution of several large electric power projects in the state of Texas. Mr. Jones worked his way up to Vice President at North Houston Pole Line participating in several important projects working directly with Quanta Services management and many of Quanta’s subsidiaries. In December of 2015, Quanta Services announced its appointment of Mr. Jones as President of Irby Construction Company which was effective on March 1, 2016.