John R. Barna, Jr.

Founder / Chairman Emeritus

John has worked in the design and construction industry in the Denver area since 1972. After earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska, he worked as a structural engineer for Rocky Mountain Prestressed Concrete before joining dcb Construction Company, Inc. in 1977. He held several positions including Project Manager, Vice President of Construction, Director of Operations, before assuming the role of President and CEO in 1982. With his help and guidance, dcb Construction Company inc. has become one of the leading commercial and industrial Design-Build firms in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Along the way, John has been activity involved in industry and community service. He is a graduate of Leadership Denver and the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry‚Äôs 50 for Colorado. He has served as the National President of the Systems Builder Association and its local Chapter, is a Chairman of the Butler Manufacturing National Builders Advisory Council, is currently the president of the Building Systems Institute, and is one of the founding members of the Colorado Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. He has also served on several Boards including the local Chapter of the American Arbitration Association, Shoshoni Youth Ranch, Kelley Western, Colorado Springs National Bank and Board of Advisors of CityWide Banks, multi-term President of the Alameda West Kiwanis Club, and has been honored as “Mentor of the Year” by the Colorado “I Have a Dream” Foundation .