With more than 45 years’ experience in the construction industry and more than 30 years with the company, Frank provides comprehensive oversight and leadership for all of BE&K Building Group’s operations nationwide. He is responsible for corporate strategy development and growth, as well as ensuring the company’s continued focus on its clients and its people.
With more than 30 years of industry experience and nearly 25 years with the company, Pat provides companywide expertise for our Life Sciences, Industrial + Manufacturing, and Food + Beverage Centers of Excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from John Hopkins University.
Mike is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Western North Carolina and South Carolina regional operations, serving clients nationwide. With more than 40 years of industry experience and more than 12 years with the company, Mike also provides specific expertise and company-wide leadership for our Healthcare Center of Excellence. He also delivers significant experience to our Higher Education and Commercial clients. A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
Read is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Texas regional operations, to include the company’s Dallas and Houston regional offices. Read delivers more than 30 years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry with a diverse background in numerous vertical markets including mission critical, aviation + aerospace, distribution, life sciences, healthcare, education, commercial, hospitality, and retail facilities. He is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He is also a credentialed Professional Engineer.
Gary is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Research Triangle Park, North Carolina local and regional operations. He delivers nearly 40 years of construction industry experience with specialization in life sciences construction. Additional experience includes mission critical, commercial, mixed-use, and higher education. A graduate of Purdue University, Gary holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology.
Kevin leads Preconstruction + Technology for the company. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience having led full-service preconstruction delivery services for three ENR Top 100 Contractors through the conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction phases on hundreds of projects in a wide variety of end-markets. Kevin has also pioneered and managed comprehensive technology programs to drive operational excellence through Virtual Design and Construction services.Preconstruction Virtual Design + Construction
Jeff is responsible for business development efforts for BE&K Building Group throughout the Carolinas. With more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, Jeff provides specific expertise inBE&K’s Centers of Excellence for Healthcare, Higher Education, and Commercial. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Courtney is based out of BE&K Building Group’s Research Triangle Park office and is responsible for local/regional business development efforts, with an emphasis on the company’s Life Sciences Center of Excellence. She has nearly 15 years of industry experience having recently served as Director of Projects + Prospects for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech). Courtney is a graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Jon is responsible for overall growth within all of BE&K Building Group’s Centers of Excellence. He also leads our Center of Excellence for Mission Critical clients. Jon possesses a diverse background of experience including more than 10 years in Human Resources, and more than 10 years in Sales and Operations with executive AEC leadership experience. As a credentialed Six Sigma Green Belt (IASSC), Jon’s sales process captures a project’s complete life-cycle ensuring projects are successfully completed and exceed our client’s expectations. Jon is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.
Candace is responsible for all human resource functions company-wide including organizational development, recruiting, benefits, compensation, compliance, and diversity. She holds Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credentials and has over 20 years of industry experience. Candace earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University.
Mark is responsible for BE&K Building Group’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) program. He leads HSE training initiatives, and provides oversight and support for BE&K’s HSE professionals, project teams, and subcontracting forces company-wide. Mark has more than 30 years’ industry experience, with more than 25 of those years with the company. He holds numerous safety certifications and delivers specific industry experience applicable to each of our Centers of Excellence.Safety
With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Rick is responsible for conceptualizing and leading marketing and communications strategies for the company. He is responsible for coordination of corporate marketing resources to support business development activities, administration of the company’s client relationship management system, and strategic direction for communications, branding, promotion, and advertising to ensure alignment with the company’s strategic goals and mission.
Kathy is responsible for daily oversight of the company’s financial and accounting department, including all associated reporting responsibilities. She delivers more than 30 years of applicable industry experience having provided accounting and finance services for a number of years for a Fortune 500 Engineering and Construction Services company. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Clemson University.
Leslie serves as BE&K Building Group’s in-house resource responsible for advising the company and its leadership on legal matters and related compliance. Having served as an attorney for more than 20 years, she received her Bachelor of Science in Building Science and Management from Clemson University and later obtained her Juris Doctorate through the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Nick is responsible for BE&K Building Group’s Risk Management program and all related services. He delivers more than 15 years’ experience in the construction industry. His certifications include Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS). He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
BE&K Building Group's deep and broad history of successful on-time and on-budget results for clients spans more than 50 years. Through all levels of our operations, our staff delivers the expertise required to ensure a high degree of client satisfaction.
— Frank Holley, President + CEO, BE&K Building Group