Eugene Walker

President & CEO – EJ Smith Construction & EJ Smith Supply

Eugene Walker serves as President & CEO of EJ Smith Construction, LLC and EJ Smith Supply, LLC. In this role, he oversees all aspects of those two companies.
Walker comes to Emmitt Smith Enterprises from Austin Industries where he served as the Corporate Director of Diversity Affairs. He has served in several capacities over his 25-year construction career, including Project Manager, Project Engineer and Senior Estimator. Eugene has been involved with several local projects, including DFW Airport Terminal D, the American Airlines Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Walker has been actively involved in minority affairs since 1985. He served on the M/WBE Committee for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Dallas Chapter in 1993 and as a result of this involvement he has dedicated himself as an advocate for minority and women owned businesses. Walker has been awarded several times for his efforts, including being named as one of the most influential African-American Leaders in Texas by Minority Business News.