Brian Yarborough’s first experience in the construction industry was during college, when he decided to pursue a Construction Management degree at the University of Florida. Brian spent his summer break after his freshman year working for a local HVAC contractor, installing ductwork for a variety of projects across Tampa Bay. He fell in love with the industry and worked as a carpenter for a general contractor during the remainder of his time in Gainesville.
Brian started in 2021 at DPR and his projects have included the Moffitt Cancer Center Central Utility Plant (CUP) expansion and renovation, as well as the City of Tampa Hanna Ave City Center. He is the Co-Business Unit Leader in Central Florida.
Prior to joining DPR, Brian's notable projects in construction included the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center McKinley Outpatient Center, Tampa General Hospital Bayshore Pavilion and Tampa General Hospital NICU.
Role: Business Unit Leader, Central Florida
Favorite DPR core value: Integrity
Favorite thing about construction: I love that construction is a team sport where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
First job: Mowing lawns while living on a military base in Honolulu, HI.
Desired superpower: Time travel, I don’t fit in airline seats very well.
Your hero: My dad. He has always preached integrity and hard work, and he taught me to never sacrifice my authentic self to please others.