CEO, Atkinson Construction

John O'Keefe

John is responsible for Guy F. Atkinson Construction's national operations, including the acquisition and execution of highway/roadway, bridge, civil, mining, and tunneling work throughout the country.  

Atkinson, a subsidiary of Clark Construction Group, is a full-service heavy civil contractor that self-performs work for both public and private clients. 

John works closely with the company's regional executives to develop pursuit strategies for new civil work and to coordinate the allocation of Atkinson resources on a national basis. 

John earned his bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

He is a member of the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative and the Pennsylvania State University Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (PACE) program. He also is a member of the Penn State University Industrial and Professional Advisory Council. In 2019, John was recognized by Penn State College of Engineering with an Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.