Gus M. Vratsinas

Gus Vratsinas


Gus M. Vratsinas

BSCE ’66, MSCE ‘68

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Vratsinas Construction Company


Mr. Vratsinas started in the construction industry in 1970 with Pickens Bond Construction in Little Rock.  Following his 16-year tenure with the company, he and two partners established Vratsinas Construction Company (VCC) in 1987.


Located in Little Rock, VCC is a commercial contractor that offers a full range of construction services nationwide.  The employee-owned company ranks 211 in the 1999 poll of the Top 400 contractors in the United States and is ranked eighth in the Top 25 in retail.  The company received the prestigious Arkansas Business of the Year award from Arkansas Business.


Mr. Vratsinas was the 1985 Arkansas “Engineer of the Year” and has served as president of the Arkansas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Arkansas Society of Professional Engineers.  He is an active member of a number of professional and civic organizations.