Chuck English

     GILBERT, ARIZONA (March 26, 2019) – Hunter Contracting Co. (Hunter) is proud to announce that Chuck English, who has been with the heavy site/civil construction company for more than 33 years, has been promoted to President.

English will oversee Hunter’s day-to-day operations focusing on planning for success, aligning Hunter’s resources with project requirements, and developing future business opportunities.

“I selected Chuck for his understanding of three things: familiarity of clients and market conditions in Phoenix and Tucson, deep understanding of contract requirements, and innate planning capabilities,” said Hunter’s CEO Max Taddei.

      English has overseen construction operations for Hunter in both Tucson and Gilbert offices. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Arizona State University. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.

He is also a Past President of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association (formerly TUCA) in Tucson.

English gives back to the community, supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs. When not working he enjoys traveling with his family, playing golf, and scuba diving.

About Hunter Contracting Co.

In 1947, William R. Hunter began constructing concrete lined ditches for farmers across the East Valley and he formed Hunter Ditch Lining (HDL) a year later. Armando Taddei joined HDL and after a few years of working for the company, Mr. Taddei purchased HDL in 1961. The same year, Mr. Taddei founded Hunter Contracting Co. (Hunter). The company is currently led by Max Taddei, Chairman of the Board, and Amy Ostwinkle, Corporate Secretary, as the third generation of the Taddei family to lead Hunter.

Hunter is a heavy site/civil construction company specializing in preconstruction and construction services in transportation, water and wastewater, parks and recreation, underground utilities and rehabilitation, site development, and irrigation and flood control. Hunter has offices in both Gilbert and Tucson to provide an outstanding project experience to public and private clients and industry peers throughout Arizona. Hunter continues to diversify through acquisition of a revolutionary product known as Con-Arch™. Con-Arch has made it possible for Hunter to construct concrete arches, substituting for box culverts, at reduced cost while offering improved aesthetics and increased structural integrity. For more information, visit