Barton Malow

Doug Maibach Retires After 38 Years

Doug Maibach

A noted relationship and community builder, Doug Maibach retired from his role as Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

After nearly 40 years of professional service to Barton Malow, Doug Maibach retired as Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors on March 31, 2022.

“Professionally, Doug spent 40 years in the construction industry, but he’s really spent his entire life in it,” says Ryan Maibach, Barton Malow President + CEO. “From an early age, he regularly joined his father and my grandfather – former Barton Malow Chairman Ben Maibach Jr. – on project sites, a tradition he carried on at Barton Malow with his own children. We congratulate Doug on a great career and are excited for him as he embarks on his next chapter of life.”

Doug formally joined Barton Malow in 1984 as a Layout Engineer and spent his early years working in concrete and self-perform, where he helped rebuild these operations and establish Barton Malow’s Interiors division. He also worked with labor relations to help negotiate many of Barton Malow’s agreements with unions. From there, he worked in the Healthcare and Education markets with notable clients that include Beaumont Hospital, Detroit Public Schools, and Oakland University.

A noted relationship and community builder, Doug became involved with industry organizations like the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), where he developed connections that led to several transformative projects, such as PNC Park and the North Terminal joint venture at Detroit Metro Airport. He’s also led the Barton Malow Foundation for the past 20 years, using his role to engage more team members and industry partners with Barton Malow’s various giving programs. During his time leading the Barton Malow Foundation, he helped establish the Building Communities Golf Classic, the charitable giving employee match program, and the annual Community Week team members annually participate in throughout the first week of August.

In retirement, Doug plans to spend more time volunteering with his church and the many charitable organizations he and the Foundation supported, such as The Children’s Center, the American Heart Association, and the American Cancer Society. He’ll also continue serving in leadership roles with the AGC and the ACE Mentors of America.