March 13, 2017

Tom Porter, JD, DBIA Rejoins Barton Malow as Vice President

Tom PorterSouthfield, MI — March 9, 2017— Barton Malow Company recently announced the strategic re-hire of Tom Porter as Vice President. Tom will engage in several initiatives supporting Barton Malow’s long-term goal to double efficiency by the firm’s 100th anniversary in 2024.

Tom served as an officer at Barton Malow from 1998 through 2009. Since that time, Tom built a consulting business and served as Vice President and General Counsel for LeChase Construction in Rochester, New York. He brings a diverse background and 35+ years of experience in many areas of construction, such as legal, finance, risk management, labor strategy and safety.

Tom is a certified DBIA professional and an active member of the Design-Build Institute of America having served as National Chairman, 2009, and in various other national and regional positions, 2005-present.

He frequently speaks and teaches on construction topics including integrated delivery, contracts, and financial management. In 2012, he published the book, Profit, Risk & Leadership: The Business of Construction & Design-Build.

Tom received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University.

“Tom’s proven leadership abilities and industry knowledge position Barton Malow to meet the evolving opportunities to improve our business and drive innovation,” said Ryan Maibach, President and Chief Executive Officer.

About Barton Malow Company
Founded in 1924, Barton Malow Company leads North America as one of the top performing contractors in market specialties such as education, energy, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing and sports facilities, our core purpose is to Build with the American Spirit: People, Projects and Communities.

We build innovative solutions through engaging cutting-edge virtual design and construction technologies, unique contracting methods and LEAN processes. The strength of our self-perform capabilities increases safety, quality, productivity. Our long-term goal is to build innovative and trust-based solutions to double efficiency by our 100th anniversary in 2024.

A 100% employee-owned firm, our team includes 2,000 people throughout 12 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Barton Malow is an equal opportunity employer.

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