ENR Honors Gilbane’s Charlie Nelson with Legacy Award

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2015 — Gilbane is honored to announce that Charlie Nelson, senior project executive at Gilbane, is the 2015 recipient of the second annual ENR Legacy Award.

This award recognizes industry veterans with many years of experience, and with extensive contributions to their profession and community.  Each nominee’s history of innovation, outstanding career highlights and an engagement within the industry and the surrounding community were evaluated by the award committee.

Charlie has more than 54 years of experience in the construction industry, and has held positions ranging from engineer to president. He joined Gilbane in 1995 and has extensive experience as a project executive on many complex projects throughout the Texas region, particularly major renovation projects. He most recently led both the Kinder Morgan (formerly El Paso) Tower Renovations and the North Cypress Medical Center projects.

Charlie NelsonOver the course of his career, Charlie has received numerous awards and recognition, and served with various industry associations, having been on numerous AGC Houston committees, on the Board of Directors for AGC Houston and as president of Houston AGC in 1993.

“Over the course of his career Charlie has defined leadership not only for his business success, but also for what he has given back to the industry and community both in our local communities and nationally,” said Dan Gilbane, senior vice president at Gilbane, “For all he has achieved, Charlie has remained a servant leader, for many in our industry he has been the true measure of that description, a person as generous with his time as he is humble about his many accomplishments and that is an incredibly high bar.”

Mr. Nelson will be honored at ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2015 Best Projects luncheon in Houston on December 8. We are so honored to have such an outstanding member of our team receive this recognition.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane Building Company 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-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 offices worldwide.