Haydon Building Corp, celebrating its 30th anniversary as one of the largest general contractors in the Southwest, is pleased to announce it has hired municipal market expert Geoff Shumway as a senior leader on its business development team.

Shumway will be focused on driving Haydon’s market strategy and key relationship management within the public sector across state, county and local entities and private sector corporate clients. Shumway joins Haydon after spending more than 8 years with the Arizona Commerce Authority where he served as Executive Vice President of Business Development. He led business attraction and expansion efforts on behalf of the Office of the Governor and the State of Arizona.

“With his depth and breadth of business development expertise, Geoff is an excellent addition to the Haydon family,” said Haydon Executive Vice President | Partner Katie Haydon Perry. “He brings a proven record of highly successful business development efforts over the course of his career. We’re thrilled he’s bringing that expertise to Haydon.”

A native of Ohio, Shumway was raised in Chandler, Arizona. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration/marketing from the University of Arizona. He also holds a Real Estate Sales License from the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business.

Prior to his position at the ACA, Shumway spent 16 years serving in senior business development and sales leadership roles for companies including MicroAge, Pulte Group and LifeLock. Shumway is active among industry groups including the Arizona Association of Economic Development, NAIOP Arizona, and the 7×24 Exchange.

Away from the office, Shumway proudly serves as a Blue Blazer Squadron member with the Fighter Country Partnership supporting the airmen of Luke Air Force Base.

“I am thrilled to be joining the dedicated team at Haydon Building Corp at such an exciting time. For 30 years, Haydon has served as a foundational construction partner to many clients in the private and public sectors, providing best in class solutions while making customers a priority,” Shumway said. “The focused growth and leadership transition plans are keenly aimed at excellence in building for another 30 years, and I am honored to have the opportunity to contribute to Haydon’s future success.”

Headquartered in Phoenix, Haydon was founded in 1991 and has grown to more than 450 employees. For the past 30 years, Haydon has provided construction management at-risk (CMAR), design-build and general contracting services for both the public and private sectors. Haydon was named 2021 ENR Southwest Contractor of the Year.

Haydon’s major project types include industrial, commercial, office, healthcare, education, civic, parks and recreation, mission critical, transportation, structures, utilities, and water/wastewater treatment. Haydon services include commercial building, heavy civil, landscape and virtual construction.