Executive Management

Dave Smith

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
The Mount Group of Companies

Dave Smith was trained as a carpenter with the aspiration of one day starting his own construction business. Since then, Dave has accumulated 31+ years of construction and construction-related experience and has spent 30 of those years operating his flagship company, Mount Construction Company, Inc., where he is currently the CEO.

Dave sits on the Board of Directors for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and is the President of the Utility and Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA) of New Jersey. The UTCA is a national award-winning, non-profit trade association that currently includes approximately 1,100 member firms active in all phases of heavy, highway, utility, and marine construction, as well as site work including remediation of brownfields and contaminated sites. Dave was sworn in as President for the second time in September of 2019.

Dave is a member of the Western Dredging Association, Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association and the NJ American Water Works Association and a member of the NJ Water Environmental Association. He also serves as President of the Mount Construction Charitable Foundation.

Dave is very active in his community, a former coach of various sports and currently works with multiple organizations and community outreach programs. Dave and his wife Jeanne have two adult children.