In 2001, after graduating from Bucknell University with a degree in Civil Engineering, David Horton joined Virginia Paving Company (then a division of The Lane Construction Corporation) as a job engineer at the Sterling Plant.
He then went on to take on increased leadership roles as Area Manager of the Alexandria operations leading the operations in completing several high-profile projects such as the I-495 and I-95 Express Lanes projects. In 2014, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University. In 2016, he took on his current leadership role as Division Manager of Virginia Paving’s Northern Virginia Operations. Under his leadership Virginia Paving Company has cemented their position as an industry leader. In recent years Virginia Paving Company has been recognized by many stakeholders for their outstanding performance in Quality (Virginia Department of Transportation Statewide Maintenance project of the year 2016 and 2017), Environment Stewardship (Virginia DEQ VEEP E3 Member, and Safety (VTCA and HCCA safest construction operations awards).