Andrew Prochniak Promoted to Operations Manager in Massachusetts for Gilbane Building Company

Massachusetts Business Unit of Gilbane Appoints 35-year Industry Veteran to Top Operations Role

BOSTON, MA –July 9, 2019 – As part of its New England growth strategy and vision, Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce that Andrew Prochniak has been promoted to vice president, operations manager in Massachusetts. With over 35 years in the construction business, Prochniak joined Gilbane in 2006 and since that time he has served as a strong leader on many challenging assignments in Massachusetts and Northern New England, including PTC, Northeastern University, Digital Realty, Tufts University, EMC/Dell, Fidelity Investments, Wyeth/Pfizer, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and others.

A master of highly technical project delivery, Prochniak has completed a diverse portfolio of complex projects such as clean rooms, data centers, laboratories, proton technology/cancer centers, large campus developments and precast structures/parking garages. A strong client advocate, he has developed long lasting relationships with key organizations in Boston and throughout New England. He will focus on commitments to expand Gilbane’s diverse contracting partnerships for training and workforce development initiatives as well as cultivate future leaders for Gilbane.

“In addition of his current operations management oversight in Northern New England, Andrew will be responsible to ensure the successful execution of our projects to our clients by assembling high performing teams and focusing on the development of careers for sustained growth in the fast-paced Massachusetts business unit,” says Michael O’Brien, vice president and business unit leader for Massachusetts and Northern New England.

Prochniak is a graduate of University of Massachusetts and is a member of the 7×24 Exchange.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations around the world. For more information, visit

About Gilbane Building Company in Massachusetts

Gilbane has served as a leading construction manager in Massachusetts since 1946 for private and public clients throughout the Commonwealth including Reebok, Wentworth Institute of Technology, PTC, Babson College, Google, and Northeastern University to name a few. For more information, visit Gilbane’s website at