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"Change is a law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

Hoyt Hsiao

President & CEO

 
As President & CEO, Hoyt leads the business activities and guides strategic direction for Shaw-Lundquist. Since starting with the company in 1987, he has been an integral member of the management team through innovating, fostering growth, and improving processes. Recognized by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal as 2017’s Most Admired CEO, Hoyt carries on the founding principles of Shaw-Lundquist—integrity, honesty, fairness, and a strong work ethic.

With a passion for Building Better Lives, Hoyt works tirelessly to better the communities Shaw-Lundquist works in. A board member for the National Forum for Diversity in Construction, Hoyt is a strong advocate for the inclusion of women and minority owned businesses that operate in our industry, often providing guidance and mentoring. By developing a company reputation grounded in integrity, Hoyt’s focus as CEO continues to be on building strong relationships with his clients, to not only tackle complex construction projects, but to provide value to their communities.

Awards & Honors

Most Admired CEO, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal

Supplier of the Year, North Central Minority Supplier Development Council

MBEs Who Rock, MBE Magazine

Family Business Award, Twin Cities Business Magazine

Entrepreneur of the Year, MEDA

Large Contractor of the Year, National Association of Minority Contractors

Top 100 People to Know, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal

Minority Business Award, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal

Duebener Award for Minority Owned Business, SPACC

Burt & Rusty Cohen Volunteer Hall of Fame, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Fast 50 Asian American Business Excellence Award

Associations & Memberships

Metropolitan Economic Development Association, Board Member & Treasurer

National Forum for Diversity in Construction, Board Member

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Board Member

Past Associations & Memberships

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Board Member

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota, Member

National Association of Minority Contractors, Secretary

National Association of Minority Contractors Upper Midwest Chapter, Board Member

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Member

Coalition of Asian American Leaders Executive Committee, Member

Minnesota Housing Partnership, Treasurer

Minnesota International Center, Board Member

TruSight, Treasurer

University of Minnesota China Center Advisory Council, Member

Children’s Theatre Company, Board of Governors Member

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