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Robert Warner, vice president of construction at Drury Development Corp., is the recipient of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s 2019 Construction Leadership Institute Alumni Leadership Award.

warner robThe ceremony was Friday, March 8, as a part of the CLI Alumni Day and Graduation celebration.

The CLI Alumni Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding graduate who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the St. Louis area building community.

“CLI’s mission is to produce accomplished leaders who will improve the processes and outcomes in the construction industry,” said Chris Gordon, CLI program co-director and associate dean of the SIUE School of Engineering. “Through his work in advancing the building industry and his commitment to the building industry and community, Rob Warner exemplifies our mission.”

Warner (shown) was a member of CLI’s 2006 class. He has been a leader in the St. Louis construction industry for almost 20 years. He leads Drury’s construction department, including hotel construction and hotel renovations. Rob has been involved in many community activities.

CLI alumni representing 16 years of the program and the Class of 2019 participated in the festivities.