People: Matt Clafton promoted to senior VP role at Alston Construction

Matt Clafton

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Alston Construction announced this month the promotion of Matt Clafton to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Previously, Clafton was vice president and general manager for the Nevada region. He brings 28 years of construction expertise including 18 years with Alston Construction to his role, according to a March 1 press release from the company.

Clafton has been a part of many large-scale warehouse/distribution projects in Northern Nevada, including Petco’s first-ever ground up distribution center, Mary’s Gone Cracker’s new headquarters, Zazzle, Elemental LED, PODs, S&S Activewear and Northern Nevada’s first Amazon last-mile facility. Clafton also holds a leadership role for the Alston Construction Amazon team.

Clafton earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is an active member and past president of the UNR Alumni Council and ongoing supporter of the Nevada Football Alumni Association.

Clafton has also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) for the past 15 years.


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