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Silvia CasillasSilvia Casillas
Superintendent
Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

Silvia Casillas is a Superintendent with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. She joined the Northern California office in 2013 as an intern and, upon graduation from Santa Clara University's Civil Engineering program, continued as a full-time Field Engineer. Silvia became interested in construction after her first internship as a sophomore, and her passion for the field has grown ever since. Silvia is currently one of the lead superintendents on a large-scale private project. Prior to this role, Silvia was the lead schedule manager, successfully setting the schedule for over 1.1 million sq ft of unique work. Silvia also champions the "Women of Whiting-Turner" group which works to advocate for the advancement of women. In addition to her day job, Silvia is a mother to her three-year-old daughter. Being a woman in the field, a mother, minority, and first-generation college graduate has equipped Silvia with the tools to handle any situation and job.


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