Mr. Hewett earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned two Executive Development Certificates in the University of Texas at Austin Executive Education program, including the Institute of Managerial Leadership certificate and the General Management certificate.

Professional History

Ben Hewett is currently Executive Vice President of Operations for Austin industries. He began his career in 1982 with Austin Commercial, starting as an office engineer, moving into positions of estimator, project manager and Senior VP of Operations with Austin Commercial. In 2012, he became President of Austin Bridge & Road, which he served until moving into his current executive role. His project experience includes $1.9 billion of work in place at sites in Texas, North Carolina, Colorado and California. Mr. Hewett has been instrumental in the development of Austin operating procedures and the Austin Leadership Development program.

Mr. Hewett also serves on advisory boards with The University of Oklahoma Construction Science department, ProVision Asia and Mercy Street Dallas.