Carlson Construction Group (Carlson) announces the appointment of Doug Harrison and Gary Herman as Independent Directors to Carlson’s Advisory Board.

“We are pleased to welcome Gary and Doug as new Independent Directors to the Carlson Construction Group Advisory Board” said Gordon Carlson, the founder and owner of Carlson Construction Group. “They join Carlson at an exciting time. We are experiencing growth and have a tremendous opportunity to continue to grow our Group as a premiere partner in the heavy civil and industrial construction industries.  The addition of these highly seasoned professionals complement Carlson’s long-term strategy and our family succession plan to Generation 2. I am confident Doug and Gary will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to execute and grow our strategic plan. We are both honored and excited they chose Carlson and we look forward to their contributions. “

As members of Carlson’s Advisory Board, Doug and Gary join Gordon Carlson and three of his adult children (Carla, G.W., and Greg).


Doug is an accomplished international senior leader with a broad background in industrial, business to business and supply chain, strongly focused on strategy, change management and both organic and growth through acquisition. A reputation for developing strong teams and using innovative approaches to differentiate the organization achieving bottom line results. Previous experience includes leadership positions with: Versacold Logistic Services GP, Day & Ross Transportation Group, Acklands-Grainger and Ryder Integrated Logistics. Doug also currently sits on a number of Boards including Crown Corporations, Public and Private Companies.


Gary is a results-driven, strategic, relationship-focused Executive and Board Member with 35+ years’ experience in manufacturing industries and public sector organizations. Recognized as an exceptional leader, who drives a positive, customer-focused corporate culture and easily connects with all levels of any organization. An experienced Board Director in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.  Previous experience includes Industry Training Authority, Ebco Industries, voestalpine NORTRAK, as well as numerous clients under Gary Herman Consulting Services Ltd.

About Carlson Construction Group

Since 1971, Carlson Construction Group (Carlson) has been constantly adapting, evolving, and growing to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. integrating our many areas of expertise allows us to offer our partners and clients innovative end‐to‐end solutions that are unmatched in the market today. a proud and major contributor to large construction projects through Canada, Carlson has an expansive list of services and resources unrivalled in the marketplace. With over 100 years of experience, our award‐winning group, which includes Brymark Installations Group, Corwest Fabrications, West Coast Marine Terminals and Vancouver Pile Driving, continues to successfully build our clients’ vision with passion.

Carlson is wholly owned and operated by the Carlson family.