Grant has more than 30 years of executive experience in the engineering and construction industry with significant background in both U.S. domestic and global markets. He has served as CEO for multiple global E&C companies, as well as Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President for AECOM, a Fortune 500 company, during a highly formative growth period. Additionally, Grant has served as an operating partner with several large private equity firms working across the E&C sector, occasionally serving as lead executive for significant private equity backed investments. Grant holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Architecture, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture.
With more than 35 years’ experience in the construction industry and more than 30 years with the company, Mac is responsible for managing BE&K Building Group’s business operations nationwide. He also leads our Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing + Distribution providing hands-on leadership that ensures the highest degree of success for our clients’ projects. Mac is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design.Advanced Manufacturing
With more than 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and more than 27 years with the company, Frank is responsible for BE&K Building Group’s business development and marketing efforts nationwide. He also leads our Centers of Excellence for both Biotech + Pharma and Food + Beverage providing individualized hands-on leadership that ensures the highest degree of success for our clients’ projects.Biotech + Pharma Food + Beverage
With more than 30 years’ experience in engineering and construction, Steve is responsible for project delivery and operational excellence for BE&K Building Group. Prior to returning to BE&K, Steve served as division president for two top-rated construction firms and as senior executive for a program management firm. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Construction Manager, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Bradley University.Client Advisory
Shawn is responsible for BE&K Building Group’s company-wide financial systems, accounting functions, and financial reporting. He has more than 25 years’ experience in international finance and accounting, with 20 of those years served in the engineering and construction industries. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Natal (Durban, South Africa). He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Mike is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Charlotte regional operations, serving clients nationwide. With more than 35 years of industry experience and more than 10 years with the company, Mike 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.Healthcare
Tim is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s South Carolina regional operations, serving clients nationwide. Over the years, Tim has developed core relationships with esteemed companies in a wide range of industries. With more than 25 years with the company, Tim provides specific expertise for our Advanced Manufacturing + Distribution, Aerospace, Food + Beverage, and Commercial Centers of Excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Clemson University.
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 25 years’experience in the engineering and construction industry with a diverse background in numerous vertical markets including mission critical, 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.
Pat is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Research Triangle Park regional operations, serving clients nationwide. With more than 30 years of industry experience and more than 20 years with the company, Pat provides specific expertise for our Biotech + Pharma, Advanced Manufacturing + Distribution, and Food + Beverage Centers of Excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from John Hopkins University.
Kenny is responsible for the overall management of BE&K Building Group’s Aerospace Center of Excellence and other large building programs, having delivered more than $1.6 billion in facilities though a career spanning more than 25 years. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Designated Design-build ProfessionalTM. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.Aerospace
Dan leads our growing and critically important Innovation + Technology Department. He is responsible for strategic oversight and direction of BE&K’s technology footprint. Dan has 20 years of experience in the industry. He has led and grown VDC and BIM departments for two ENR Top Ranked construction firms, implementing technology solutions on hundreds of diverse projects. Dan is a regular construction technology speaker for groups such as Autodesk, Bentley Systems, Trimble, and the AGC. He has served as an advisory board member for multiple software companies and has also served on boards creating the US Army Corps of Engineers’ BIM contract language, ConsensusDOC’s BIM contract language, and the AGC’s BIM Education and CM-BIM Credential programs.Client Advisory Technology Consulting
Kevin leads Preconstruction + Planning for the company. He also supports and provides leadership for the company’s Innovation + Technology services. 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. He is a thought leader who presents regularly on innovation and technology in the construction industry.Preconstruction
Mark is responsible for the strategic oversight and direction of BE&K’s Distribution + Logistics services which include business solutions problem solving, consulting, and design overviews for equipment implementation and management. He also provides tactical project oversight for current major equipment and systems-related projects. Mark has more than 20 years of experience managing large-scale automated material handling projects. He is Lean Six Sigma Certified with core skill sets in the areas of Facility Design, Automation Systems, Storage Systems, Robotics, and Warehouse Control Software Selection and Implementation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a primary focus on construction management and structures from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). Mark is also FE/EIT certified.Distribution + Logistics
Harish is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of international experience in the construction industry. He serves as Vice President for Project Controls for BE&K Building Group, having previously led Project Control teams for Bechtel and other major global companies. Harish holds a Master of Management and Construction from Purdue University and a Master of Technology from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (Surathkal. India).
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.
Hope is responsible for BE&K Building Group business development efforts nationwide. She delivers 30 years’ industry experience selling, marketing, and managing all aspects of architecture, engineering, and construction, with specialization in material handling and building industry-related technology services. Hope maintains a keen awareness of market dynamics and the latest innovations. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan.
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.Mission Critical
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.
Kristen is responsible for BE&K Building Group’s Risk Management program and all related services. She delivers more than 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, with more than 10 years focused on construction risk management. Kristen is certified by the International Risk Management Institute as a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
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
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.
— Mac Carpenter, President, BE&K Building Group