Steve Cabano receives CII's 2021 Richard L. Tucker Leadership and Service Award
The Richard L. Tucker Leadership & Service Award recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to the advancement of the CII mission and to the success of CII as an organization. It is named in honor of Dr. Richard L. Tucker, who personally led the effort to create the Construction Industry Institute in 1983 and who served as the first CII Director from its inception until his retirement as Director in 1998.
The CII Executive Committee selects the award recipient. The award may be presented to a CII volunteer participant in CII programs or to an individual not affiliated with a member organization who otherwise meets the criteria for the award. The award is to be presented not more than once per year, and is to be presented only when a worthy candidate has been identified and selected.
About Steve's Contributions to CII and the Industry
Steve Cabano is the President of Pathfinder LLC, a leading consulting firm in the projects industry. Steve brings more than 30 years of project expertise to his clients. When he served as CII Chair in 2019, the Board of Advisors relied on his advice and leadership across CII’s most important initiatives.
Steve has been Pathfinder’s Board representative since the organization joined CII in 2006. He has been a member of several CII research teams and served on committees as diverse as Benchmarking, Implementation, and Strategic Planning before chairing the Executive Committee.
Lately, Steve has been instrumental on helping position the engineering and construction industry for the future. As CII’s Chair Emeritus, he has supported the idea of a wider industry alliance and championed that intiaitive with CII, CURT, ECC, and other leading groups.
CII members, staff, and volunteers have all benefitted from Steve’s involvement and leadership. The secret to Steve’s success is how supportive he is of people in our industry. It’s what makes him such a great leader. It’s also what makes him such a great and unanimous selection for the Richard L. Tucker Leadership & Service Award.