Dan Gilbane Appointed to Lead Company-Wide Strategic Initiatives for Gilbane Building Company
5th-Generation Gilbane Family Member, Dan Gilbane, Appointed to New Role to Lead National Client-Driven Strategic Growth Opportunities
PROVIDENCE, RI – June 27, 2019 – As part of its global growth strategy and vision, Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce that Dan Gilbane has been appointed to senior vice president, director of strategic initiatives. This new role combines single-point executive responsibility for several growing entities including GRS, a disaster reconstruction services firm comprised of three companies; G.O. Construction Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides jobsite safety, general labor, carpentry and final cleaning services; Gilbane’s National Clients team; and the firm’s Centers of Excellence focused on adding value for clients throughout the project lifecycle in multiple markets. In addition to these client-driven focus areas, Dan will have direct involvement with Gilbane’s acquisition strategy.
As a fifth-generation Gilbane family member, Dan joined the company in 2005. He served in several management roles prior to becoming the senior vice president of the Southwest division where he was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and strategy with a focus on providing quality services and workmanship that promotes strong client relationships, customer satisfaction, repeat clients and new business growth.
“Dan’s entrepreneurial focus combined with his experience in real estate, finance, and construction topped with his passion for building client relationships set the stage to invest in new ways to grow our business,” said Michael McKelvy, president and CEO of Gilbane Building Company. “Our clients are asking for and require expanded service solutions to solve unexpected and complex problems as they implement their own growth strategies.”
An active member of the Houston community, Dan serves on the boards of the YES Prep Public Schools, the Greater Houston Partnership, Houston Methodist’s President’s Leadership Council and the Associated General Contractors. He is active in the real estate community and is a member of the Urban Land Institute. He is serving as the 2019 Campaign Chair for the United Way of Greater Houston and is the executive sponsor for Gilbane’s Hispanic employee resource group.
Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Brown University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. He resides with his wife, Eleanor, and three children in Houston, Texas.
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 www.gilbaneco.com