Jeff Cross Joins HDR to Drive Major Industrial and Tech Client Development

Jeff Cross
Jeff Cross

Jeff Cross has joined HDR as a business development leader in Walnut Creek, California. He will help drive client development with major industrial and technology clients in the Bay Area and beyond.

Cross has more than 30 years of experience developing sustainable solutions for buildings, large-scale technology and manufacturing facilities. He is known for his passion for delivering innovative project approaches that emphasize collaborative design principles and creative solutions to meet client needs. In the industrial and technology sectors, he has collaborated with a variety of high tech clients to address data center and semiconductor needs, along with others in the science and technology, university, and food and pharmaceutical industries. His career began in the food industry, where he learned firsthand how to maximize operations and efficiencies of line processes and equipment design and layout. He spent more than half of his career as a consultant, developing relationships in the U.S. and abroad. 

“The technology and industrial markets are large, fast-paced, and hold a great number of opportunities for our practices,” said Jeff Blank, senior vice president at HDR. “Jeff’s knowledge, history and relationships will help us continue our growth in these areas, with the who's who of Silicon Valley tech companies as well as other regional and national industrial clients. Through him, our clients will have even more direct access to the full breadth of skills that HDR can offer.”

“I love having the chance to understand the issues a client is facing and to earn their trust,” said Cross. “My goals are to listen to our clients, reach into the talent at HDR, and deliver the best team and package of services in a way that exceeds client expectations.”

Cross has a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology manufacturing from Fresno State, and spent eight years in the United States Navy Reserves, including active duty time in Desert Storm/Shield.

Connect with him via Jeffrey.Cross [at] (email) or LinkedIn.