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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Bruce Messina 2016


  • Title: Account Executive
  • Company: Holt Construction Corp.
  • Location: Pearl River, NY
  • Birthplace: Orange, NJ


Education: BS Civil Engineering, NJIT – Professional Engineer – NJ/PA; Professional Planner – NJ

First job outside of school: Apollo Chemical, Denver, CO

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Project executive overseeing specific business sector projects within Holt Construction.  Manage clients, Holt operations for associated projects and support sales and business development in all areas – (primarily in health care, pharmaceutical, airport, etc.) I plan to help bring Holt Construction to a much higher level in these markets making Holt a major player.

How do you unwind from a busy day in Construction? Family, golf as much as possible, physical fitness.

Favorite book or author: “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie

Favorite movie: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

One word to describe your work environment: Ever-changing (I know that is two words).

Rules to live by in business: “Follow through”

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Steve Jobs, dinner at Bill Gates house.

What is your dream job? Hedge fund manager