St. Louis, Mo., April 13, 2017 – After 27 years, Al Miller, Director of Human Resources, retired from S. M. Wilson & Co. at the end of March 2017. Al is the grandson of founder Shouse McGarvey Wilson.
Miller began his career with his family’s firm in the safety department, becoming the firm’s first fulltime Director of Safety in 1990. In his role as the Director of Safety, he was able to instate new safety policies and instill a culture of safety throughout the firm. Under Miller’s direction, the firm consistently maintained a below industry EMR average.
In 2005, Miller once again made history in the firm as he was the first to assume the role of Director of Human Resources. As the Director of Human Resources, “he brought a depth of understanding and empathy regarding our employees that helped cement our reputation as a caring, fun, committed and totally professional construction company,” claimed Scott Wilson the firm’s CEO.
Miller was also chairman of S. M. Wilson’s annual Swinging Fore Dreams Golf Tournament. Over ten years, the tournament raised more than $300,000 for the Dream Factory of Saint Louis.
S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The company posted $280 million in 2016 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2016 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson.