Stephen Mulva is the Director of the Construction Industry Institute. Dr. Mulva came to CII from Texas State University–San Marcos, where he had taught courses in construction management for three years. He earned his master’s at The University of Texas (UT) at Austin and his doctorate from Georgia Tech. At UT Austin, he participated in the Civil Engineering Project Management program and helped CII’s founding Director, Dr. Richard L. Tucker, in a CII-funded study that led to the development of the CII Best Practices. Prior to his association with Texas State University, Dr. Mulva was a project management consultant with Austin-based ePM, where he was involved in modeling and simulating industrial and offshore projects. He also has experience at Fluor, Bechtel, and Phillips Petroleum. A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Mulva spent most of his childhood in London, England. He and his wife Megan live in Austin with their 13-year-old daughter Emily and their two dogs. In their spare time they enjoy boating, supporting their daughter in her various activities, and travelling. The Mulvas are also active members of their church and community, and enjoy going to cultural and sporting events at UT.