Burke Appointed to Kansas State University Foundation Board of Trustees

Burke Appointed to Kansas State University Foundation Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of President & CEO, Kevin E. Burke to the Kansas State University Foundation Board of Trustees.

The foundation now has 321 trustees serving as the university’s premier advocates, ambassadors and investors.  In September of 2016, 45 members were elected to four-year terms on the foundation’s board of trustees.

By giving their time, talent and treasure, these trustees and directors exemplify leadership and outstanding commitment to the K-State Family,” said Greg Willems, president and CEO of the KSU Foundation. “We thank our trustees – new and returning – for their leadership and dedication to K-State.”

A graduate of Kansas State University, Kevin earned his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in business management.  As a proud Wildcat alumnus, he looks forward to serving the KSU Foundation and K-State community – keeping with KSU traditions of innovation and inspiration.

Additionally, Kevin lends his industry knowledge through his membership on the Board of Directors for the Nevada Contractors Association (NCA) and PIRCH, Inc. (past Board Member and current Strategic Advisor). Previously the Governor-appointed Chairman from 2009 – 2012, Kevin continues to serve on the Nevada State Contractor’s Board. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including NAIOP, the Young President’s Organization (YPO-GOLD), and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA).

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About the KSU Foundation – Established in 1944, The Kansas State University Foundation staff members work in close partnership with university administrators, deans and faculty to secure charitable contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations to support identified priorities for the university. Gifts received through the foundation fund undergraduate and graduate student scholarships, establish faculty chairs and professorships, provide college and departmental support, and enhance the campus infrastructure.  For more information, please visit www.found.ksu.edu.
 
About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burketransfer.wpengine.com.

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Burke Construction Group Appoints Shana Jackson to their Operations Team

Burke Construction Group Appoints Shana Jackson to their Operations Team

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the addition of Shana Jackson as Assistant Project Manager.

 

Shana earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from California State University, Chico.  Her career in the construction industry spans over seven years, where she has been involved in some of Southern Nevada’s most notable projects including the Remodel for Zappos Headquarters at the Old LV Metro Chamber of Commerce, Silverton Timeshares, and the North Las Vegas Readiness Center.

“We are very excited to have someone with Shana’s experience join our company – fulfilling a vital role,” said Burke Vice President of Operations, John Travassos.

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burketransfer.wpengine.com.

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Burke Announces Promotion of Thad Lawrence to VP of Preconstruction Services

Burke Announces Promotion of Thad Lawrence to VP of Preconstruction Services

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Thad Lawrence to Vice President of Preconstruction Services.

 

Since joining Burke in 2007, Thad distinguished himself early-on.  During his tenure, he worked in the capacity of Project Manager and joined the Estimating and Preconstruction team, where he combined his years of experience in Operations.  Since that time, he was promoted to a Senior Estimator and Director of Preconstruction Services, where his leadership has been instrumental in delivering numerous successful projects, and, in particular, directing our Federal Projects with our Strategic Partners and the Pirch National Store Roll-out – as both a Development Manager as well as the Project Executive.

A LEED® Accredited Professional and certified U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management specialist, Thad is also a member of National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) Southern Nevada Chapter and remains active within the industry – attending Nevada Contractors Association (NCA) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) events throughout the year.

Thad, along with Vice President of Estimating, Dimitri Mihaloliakos, will continue to lead the Estimating and Preconstruction Services efforts – committed to driving continued success.

“Thad’s energy is infectious and as such we look forward to his continued leadership to grow and guide our Preconstruction Services,” said President & CEO Kevin Burke.

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burketransfer.wpengine.com.

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Burke Construction Group Appoints Two New Staff Members to our Operations Team

Burke Construction Group Appoints Two New Staff Members to our Operations Team

Burke Construction Group is pleased to announce the addition of Michele Grierson, Senior Project Manager and Nancy Mayorga, Assistant Project Manager.

 

Michele attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Architecture and Construction Management with a career in construction spanning over 20 years.

Michele brings with her a varied skill set that ranges from Big Box Retail, Educational, Federal, Public Works, and Gaming and Hospitality just to name few. Throughout her career, Michele has managed some of the most notable projects in southern Nevada, including – amongst others – the East Career Technical Academy and the Henderson Justice Facility.

With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Nancy’s career in construction spans over six years. She worked on such notable projects as The Ascaya Club House, T-Mobile MGM Arena and the SLS Hotel and Casino Re-branding and Remodel.

“We are very excited to have new staff with Michele and Nancy’s experience join our company – fulfilling these vital key roles,” said Burke Vice President of Operations, John Travassos. “Their experience and diverse skillset will allow our company to continuously support a wide variety of projects.”

 

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burketransfer.wpengine.com.

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Burke Welcomes New Additions to Executive Management Staff

Burke Welcomes New Additions to Executive Management Staff

Burke Construction Group is very pleased to announce that Jim Colegrove and Thad Lawrence are now part of the Company’s Executive Management Team.  Jim & Thad have distinguished themselves within the company – both playing major roles in developing strategic aspects of our business.

 

With over 25 years of construction experience, and as part of the Burke team for more than six years, Jim Colegrove currently serves as the Special Projects / Tenant Improvements Division Manager. Thad Lawrence, National Director of Preconstruction Services, holds over 19 years of industry experience and is approaching his 10 year Anniversary with Burke.

“Our success, in part, depends on the ability of the entire senior management group to address not just their individual functional or divisional responsibilities but also their collective responsibility for the company as a whole,” said President and CEO, Kevin Burke.  “To that end, Jim and Thad are a great addition to the Executive Management Team!”

 

For more information please contact the Burke Marketing Department at (702) 367-1040 or marketing@burkecgi.com.

 

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About Burke Construction Group – Building Client Visions since 1984 – Burke Construction Group is an award-winning general contracting firm headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with regional offices located in North Dakota. Licensed / registered in 26 states, Uniquely positioned to meet the demands of a geographically diverse marketplace, Burke provides comprehensive preconstruction, construction management, LEED® and sustainable building under a variety of project delivery methods, Affording customized solutions and support to our clients and partners, Burke Construction Group handles both public and private projects throughout various market sectors – including: Educational, Cultural & Religious, Federal/Public Works, Financial, Healthcare, Hospitality/Entertainment, Mission Critical/ Redundant Systems, Office/Industrial, Remote Sites, Retail, Senior Care/Affordable Living/Multi-family, and Tenant Improvements. For more information, please visit burketransfer.wpengine.com.

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