Phoenix, AZ – April 19, 2012 – Gilbane Building Company’s Phoenix, AZ, office welcomes Dennis Smith, a 25-year construction veteran specializing in commercial construction. Smith will lead the Gilbane’s Western Region Arizona office’s Special Projects Group (SPG), which is focused on serving clients with projects valued at up to $5 million. He will manage all phases of these projects from development, preconstruction, and construction.
Tom Goderre, Arizona's Vice President and District Manager states, “Dennis was the perfect choice to lead our Special Projects group. His over 25 years of experience and expertise here in Arizona with smaller, fast track projects will not only strengthen our portfolio but will also allow Gilbane to continue our history of exceeding our clients’ expectations on every size project. He has proven himself as leader in this marketplace, fostering an environment of teamwork that directly correlates with exceeding client expectations.”
Previously, Smith ran a small contracting firm and was Ranking Arizona’s Tenant Improvement Contractor of the Year four times. His past projects include work for the Arizona Medical Clinic, Arrow Electronics, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Hines Trust Bank, Banner Hospital, as well as Western Refining.
About Gilbane, Inc.
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from sustainable building to the latest in construction technology – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 60 office locations around the world.
Recently ranked as one of the best places to work by the Phoenix Business Journal, Gilbane has maintained a presence in Phoenix since establishing a regional office in 2001 and currently employs over 65 people. Local portfolio includes Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower, Arizona State University Student Recreation Center at Mesa and Tempe campuses, design-build Phoenix Police Precincts and John C. Lincoln Central Utility Plant.
For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.