2013 Distinguished Citizen Honoree
Executive Vice President, Hensel Phelps Construction
Jon W. Ball, DBIA, LEED AP joined Hensel Phelps in 1984 and is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Based in San Jose, CA, Jon is Hensel Phelps’ Executive Vice President with oversight of the Northern California and Pacific Districts. Prior to joining Hensel Phelps, Jon worked in his family’s precision blasting business, and then for Gust K. Newberg Construction Co. building nuclear power plants. Rising through the company ranks since joining Hensel Phelps, Jon has contributed to the success of hundreds of projects, before his appointment as Executive Vice President.
Just as importantly, he is involved with a number of charitable causes, including Via Services, San Jose Conservation Corps, Charter School, San Jose Rotary, the Associated General Contractors of California, the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council of the Boy Scouts of America and Cancer CarePoint.
Distinguished Citizen Dinner
We are excited to recognize and thank Jon for his generosity to the community at the Distinguished Citizen Dinner on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the San Jose Fairmont. The evening will begin with a 6:00 PM reception followed by dinner and program at 7:00 PM.
Thank you to everyone that supported and attended last year’s event.
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The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council has honored many of the leading corporate and community leaders of Silicon Valley with the Distinguished Citizen Award. This annual event raises awareness for Scouting as well as the necessary funds to serve over 23,000 youth in our community with lessons in character development, leadership and physical fitness.