A Legacy of Success.

Founded in 1981, The Spear Group has serviced hundreds of leading companies in a variety of industries, including gas and electric utilities, architecture and engineering firms, construction, pharmaceuticals, and various other industrial organizations. Our professionals have earned a reputation as a leading provider of quality, experienced Project Controls, Owner’s Representation, and Project Management Services and professionals for Large Capital Engineering and Construction Projects throughout the United States.

Why partner with The Spear Group?

The Spear Group is a North American workforce solutions provider across key sectors including Utilities, Industrial, Construction, Government, Architecture/Engineering and Pharmaceutical. We have been serving the biggest names in Power Utilities, Infrastructure & Construction, and more for over three decades. Over the years, thousands of contractors have trusted the Spear Group to take care of their careers.

With over 30 years of experience, a coveted client list, and the financial resources and stability to ensure we can deal with any market fluctuations, the Spear Group is well placed to support our contractors both now and in the future. Choose a business that is positioned for your success. Choose the Spear Group.


Solve Customer Problems.


Commit to the success of our people and customers.


Do the right thing!


Collaborate to achieve common goals.


Deliver results through technology-driven solutions.


Meet our leadership team.

Jessica Liu

Jessica Liu


Jessica Liu is the President of The Spear Group. As President, Ms. Liu assumes management and operational accountability and control over all phases of Spear’s business from business development through delivery, recruitment, and ensuring client satisfaction.

Ms. Liu has over 25 years of experience in delivering professional services to Fortune 500 clients. She was a Principal in Booz Allen & Hamilton’s energy practice and has held key positions in PwC’s Advisory practice, Adobe, and Yahoo! Ms. Liu also previously worked for Goldman Sachs and Bain & Co. Her area of expertise includes leading clients through major business transformational efforts, implementing state-of-the-art operations, technology, and program management improvements.

Ms. Liu holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Biochemistry, cum laude, from Harvard College.

Sean Durkin

Sean Durkin


Mr. Durkin is a seasoned financial executive with over twenty years of experience as Chief Financial Officer of growth-oriented enterprises. Mr. Durkin has been with the Spear Group since 2001 also functions as CFO of the Spear Group’s sister company: Southern Cross Corp.

Mr. Durkin has previously served as CFO of a large General Contractor and Real Estate Development firm that became one of Atlanta’s top 10 fastest growing companies. Mr. Durkin worked in Marriott’s Treasury Department prior to that conducting corporate and project financings and was Price Waterhouse accountant for six years. Mr. Durkin is a Certified Public Accountant, with an MBA from the University of Chicago and BSBA from Georgetown University.

John Sturdevant

John Sturdevant

Principal Advisor

Mr. Sturdevant has been in a management role with Spear since he joined in 1985 and currently serves as Principal Advisor to Spear’s Management & Technical Team. As President, he was responsible for all phases of company operations. Other related experience, in both the private and public sectors, includes project management, program development, and project control. He has conducted management assessments, developed project management procedures/methods and provided litigation support and expert testimony. John holds an M.B.A., from NYU’s Graduate School of Business and B.S. Engineering, from Stevens Institute of Technology.


The Spear Group serves Clients to provide its Expertise.


  • Dominion
  • Northeast Utilities
  • Southern Company
  • Georgia Power
  • Carolina Power & Light
  • Duke Power
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Northeast Generating Services
  • Oglethorpe Power Company
  • Pennsylvania Electric Corp
  • Pennsylvania Power & Light
  • Public Service Electric & Gas
  • Houston Lighting & Power
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Texas Municipal Power
  • Wabash Valley Power Assn.
  • Wisconsin Public Service
  • Yankee Atomic
  • Connecticut Yankee
  • American Electric Power
  • Omaha Public Power
  • Entergy
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Constellation Energy
  • Prairie State Generating Company


  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • BE&K
  • Bovis Lend Lease
  • Burns & Roe Enterprises
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • CH₂M Hill - Hanford
  • Day & Zimmerman
  • Duke Energy Services
  • General Electric
  • Southern Company Services
  • Earthline Technologies
  • Foster Wheeler Energy Services
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • Parsons Infrastructure & Technology
  • Sargent & Lundy
  • Shaw - Stone & Webster
  • The Shaw Group, Inc.
  • URS - Washington Division
  • Hitachi America
  • PMA
  • CPM Technical Solutions
  • Winstanley
  • Ellyses-Kaeverner
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Earthtech
  • Mission Support Alliance, LLC


  • Turner Construction
  • Williams Construction
  • Energy Pro Construction
  • Stone & Webster Construction
  • Babcock & Wilcox Construction
  • Metric Constructors
  • HJ Russell & Company
  • Bechtel Constructors
  • Peerless Manufacturing
  • DRS Power Technology
  • Precision Boilers
  • PAR Electrical
  • OLIN Chemical
  • Linde N.A.


  • Merck & Company
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Schering Plough
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi – Pasteur
  • Amgen Baxter MedImmune


  • Los Alamos National Lab
  • Westinghouse Savannah River Site
  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • Idaho National Eng. Lab
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • Fluor Hanford
  • Raytheon Technical Services Company - DOD