Paul M. Daily
President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul is President and Chief Executive Officer for Centuri Group, Inc. He is responsible for the management, strategy, profitable growth, and operation of Centuri and its subsidiaries throughout the U.S. and Canada.
In his position, Paul is focused on collaborating with top management and the Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors to establish, develop, and implement Centuri’s mission, vision, strategy, and objectives. This includes re-enforcing Centuri’s culture and modeling the values of the organization. Through collaboration with top management to implement strategic objectives and operating plans, Paul continues to build a solid operational and support platform to achieve continuing growth through organic and M&A initiatives.
Paul was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Centuri Group, Inc. by Southwest Gas Corporation on April 18, 2016. He has more than 35 years of experience, both domestic and international, in senior leadership of infrastructure engineering and construction companies, much of which has been focused on the natural gas and electric power industries. Most recently, he founded Paul M. Daily & Associates in 2014 serving as an advisor to senior executives and to private equity investors and Boards of Directors in long-term planning and assessment of growth and diversification opportunities, both organic and through mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, Paul was co-founder, Director, and CEO of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, LLC, a group of operating companies providing infrastructure design and construction services to North American energy clients. He also held the positions of CEO for InfraSource Underground Services and Executive Vice President for Quanta’s Natural Gas & Pipeline Division, and Senior Vice President of Construction and Project Delivery for Earth Tech, Inc.
Paul graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and an area of concentration in international economics. He spent the first nine years of his career with the United States Army as a commissioned officer, managing petroleum and water logistics for the U.S. Department of Defense.