David R. Riley


David R. Riley is Chairman and Director of the board of Riley Construction Company, Inc.

While attending Arizona State University, Dave spent his summers working on job sites, learning the trades and gaining a personal appreciation for the skill and craftsmanship that goes into each Riley Construction project. After receiving his BS in Construction Management, Dave started his career with a large global construction firm and then joined Riley Construction in 1992.

Dave rose through the ranks, serving from project manager to division manager, up to vice president of operations, president, and today as chairman.

Dave is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership necessary to deliver superb customer service and client satisfaction by implementing best practices and maintaining consistency across the company’s business operations. He was integral in the evolution of the company’s core values Humility, Integrity, Flexibility and Initiative – or HIFI. It is these HIFI values that guide the direction of the company and are entrenched in each project Riley Construction undertakes. By looking at each project and every relationship through the HIFI value set, project success and a positive customer impression is elevated to Riley Construction’s signature project delivery experience.

In addition to his role as Riley Construction’s chairman, Dave maintains a steadfast commitment to the community and advancing the construction industry by serving on numerous boards. He currently serves on the United Hospital System board and the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. Dave is the former board president with the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, and past president for Bethany Lutheran Church in Kenosha and further supports community organizations through committee activities and contributions.