Board Member

Chuck Grier - Board Member

Charles “Chuck” Grier has more than 40 years of experience working in the construction industry, with 35 of those years at Utility Contractors, Inc. (UCI). He has held numerous positions at UCI, including his current position as chairman and CEO of UCI and its parent holding company, FTF Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Grier is committed to the community and has served on several non-profit boards, including Goodwill Industries, Heartspring, YMCA, Ronald McDonald House, and the Quivira Council. He has also received awards for his long-term service to the Boy Scouts of America. He is currently a vice chair of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, a past president of State Chapters of the Associated General Contractors of America in Kansas and Oklahoma, a lifetime national director of the AGC of America, and a member of International CEO and Rotary.

Mr. Grier attended Stanford University’s Summer Construction College, and he holds a B.S. degree in construction science from Kansas State University (KSU), where he serves as chairman of the College of Engineering Advisory Council. Mr. and Mrs. Grier both serve on the KSU Foundation Board as well. He attended the US Army Engineer Basic Officer course at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia after graduating from KSU – ROTC and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant.

In 2016 Mr. Grier was inducted into the KSU College of Engineering Hall of Fame and delivered the 2017 spring commencement address to the College of Engineering.