Laurie Henry Joins Gilbane as Business Development Manager

Henry to focus on developing local relationships for healthcare, public safety, k-12 and higher education markets in the Tampa Bay area

Tampa, FL – February, 2016 – Gilbane Building Company welcomes Laurie Henry as Business Development Manager for the local Tampa Bay area including counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota and Manatee.

Laurie Henry Henry has 22 plus years of industry experience helping build business strategies and expanding relationships for clients such as University of Tampa, BayCare Health Systems, University of South Florida, Pasco County Public Schools and St. Petersburg College.  In her new role she will concentrate on geographic growth and serving clients in both private and public construction projects. Her expertise and areas of focus include healthcare, higher education, k-12, criminal justice, mixed-use, and multi-family high-rise residential.

“Laurie was the perfect choice to lead our business development efforts here locally,” said Tim Hensey, Gilbane Vice President and South Florida Business Unit Leader. “Her long-term relationships, local knowledge, and specific market expertise, will strengthen our local portfolio and allow us to continue to grow strategically while exceeding our clients’ expectations.”
Henry holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Marketing from the University of Florida and participated in Leadership Tampa Bay 2015. She is active with several industry associations including Florida Healthcare Engineering Association, University of Tampa Board of Fellows, Tampa Bay Area Chief of Police Association, Junior League of Tampa and the American Cancer Society of Tampa.


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 50 office locations around the world.

Since 1972, Gilbane has been an industry leader in the state of Florida with a reputation for construction quality and client satisfaction. The company’s market expertise is focused on education, healthcare, and public facilities working with some of the area’s major organizations including Baptist Health South Florida, University of South Florida, Fort Myers Fire Station and Sarasota County Public Schools. For more information, visit