A Chat with Ben Lord, Construction Executive at Clark Construction

Developing relationships, improving lives and embracing technology By Chris Maday Schmidt Ben Lord, Construction Executive at Clark Construction, has more than 16 years of industry experience, a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and a graduate of the Clark-Darden MBA Certificate program. Lord joined Clark in 2001 as an engineer on the renovation and expansion of the American Red Cross headquarters’ project in Washington, D.C. After spending two years on the management side of construction, he transitioned to field management. Join Construction Superintendent as Lord talks about his journey through the industry and the importance of building listening and … Read more

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BNBuilders Welcomes Construction Leaders to Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – BNBuilders welcomes three construction leaders to its Southern California team: Tom McCready, Matt Hersam and Douglas Allen, LEED AP BD+C. McCready, BNBuilders’ newest senior superintendent, brings decades of experience as a leader in managing both large-scale, ground-up construction projects, as well as smaller renovations. Particularly, he has extensive experience in healthcare construction, managing projects for Riverside Community Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Universal Health Services, Miller Children’s Hospitals and Shriner’s Children’s Hospital to name a few. He serves on the board for the LA/Orange County Chapter of the Lean Construction Institute. Matt Hersam, project manager with BNBuilders, … Read more

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A Chat with Lance Wafler, Superintendent at DPR Construction

By Chris Maday Schmidt Lance Wafler, superintendent at DPR Construction, is a high-energy, forward-thinking superintendent who’s built projects in several of the firm’s regions over the last seven years, as well as led the field operations for some of its largest data center projects. He joined DPR from Holder in 2010. Join Construction Superintendent as Wafler talks about the challenges surrounding the execution of data center projects, as well as his strategies for putting together project schedules and the importance of role models in the industry. (Q) Talk a little about what makes data center projects unique in scope and … Read more

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Celebrating Promotions, New Officers of Turner Construction Company

Christa Andresky has been promoted to senior vice president, risk management and chief accounting officer. Andresky is responsible for leading Turner’s tax and accounting groups, as well as Turner’s Risk Management group. Prior to joining Turner in 2013 as vice president and chief accounting officer, she had extensive experience working in audit and finance. Kyle Rooney has been promoted to senior vice president of the Ohio region. Rooney joined Turner’s Cleveland, Ohio office in 1982 as a field engineer. He transferred to the Miami, Florida office in 1984 to serve as an engineer and superintendent. In 1991, he transferred to … Read more

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