Bachelor of Science, Public Accounting

Bachelor of Science, Real Estate Finance

California State University, Long Beach


Professional Certifications


  • Certification program in commercial and industrial construction administration from University of California Extension

Brian Holmes

Senior Project Manager

Describe the last 10-15 years of your career in a snapshot.
  • Work on a range of several types of construction projects: pharmaceutical, life science, retail, entertainment, performing arts, restaurant, and commercial office structures
  • Senior project manager, Cannon Building


Favorite building, structure, or architectural piece, and why?

Historical renovation of the Fox Theater in Riverside, CA.


What recent innovation in any industry fascinates you, and why?

Software applications that allow us to be more efficient and produce better outcomes.


What do you like best about what you do at Cannon Building?

Working with different clientele, design professionals, and subcontractors to complete complex projects safely, on time, and within the client’s budget.


What does “customer experience” mean to you, and how do you deliver on it with your work?

Exceeding client expectations. I enjoy learning more about the client’s business and their vision for the project and then delighting that client with the end-product we create.

When you’re not working, where will we find you?

Volunteering with the Boy Scouts or traveling with my wife in our 5th wheel trailer.

Mantra or saying that you live by?

Living by the Boy Scout Oath and Law — that says it all!

What is your favorite travel destination, and why?

Cayucos, California. It’s a quaint little beach town that reminds me of the way beach towns used to be, years ago.


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