JESSE E. MORRIS

EVP AND COO

Jesse E. Morris has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2019.  Mr. Morris previously served in various roles of increasing responsibility with Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), which provides specialty contracting services to the power, natural gas and telecommunications industries, including most recently as Executive Vice President – Finance and President – Infrastructure Solutions from 2018 until July 2019.  In this position, he oversaw the accounting, treasury, tax and financial planning and analysis activities and led Quanta’s public-private partnership (P3) concession and private infrastructure investment activities. 

He previously served as Quanta’s Executive Vice President – Corporate Development from 2014 to 2018.  Prior to joining Quanta, Mr. Morris served in various financial and accounting positions of increasing responsibility with Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), a global distributor of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry, from 2002 through 2013, including as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Foodservice Operations and Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer – Broadline Operations. His responsibilities in those positions at Sysco included the oversight of financial and accounting matters for field operations and corporate financial planning and analysis matters. 

Mr. Morris began his career as a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen where he advanced to experienced audit manager.