Jennifer Macks has been promoted to vice president and director of Design-Build at Gilbane Building Company. In this newly created position, she will lead the company’s Design-Build program, working in partnership with project teams across the company.
After leading Gilbane’s internal Design-Build initiative for the last two years, Macks and her team have implemented procedures for Design-Build project delivery and begun development of a specialized training curriculum for employees. Since establishing this initiative in 2020, Gilbane has grown its volume of Design-Build work by 23%.
She will continue to develop and implement Design-Build processes based on best practices, as well as support successful project delivery. Macks will also focus on building Gilbane’s prefabrication and modular capabilities on all projects regardless of delivery model.
Macks has extensive experience in the construction industry having delivered nearly $2 billion worth of projects over her 28-year career. She has spent her career in various roles from operations to business development, leveraging Lean principles to deliver added value for clients. In addition, she has spent 20 of those years performing Design-Build work in the education, healthcare and federal sectors.