Builtech Services LLC, a leading national general contracting and construction management firm, today announced another expansion of its management team to bolster its growing industry verticals. With the appointment of industry veterans John Wilson to senior superintendent and Todd Hicks to senior project manager, Builtech continues its aggressive plans for growth over the next three years by expanding opportunities across numerous markets, including corporate interiors, multi-unit residential and hospitality.
Mr. Wilson, 41, will draw on his extensive industry expertise to oversee company growth and manage Builtech’s continued market diversification by establishing opportunities in corporate interiors. Mr. Wilson has over five million square feet of corporate interiors experience as a superintendent for clients including Wells Fargo, Zebra Technologies, Integrys Energy, Edelman, Houlihan Lokey, Akzo Nobel and Mintel. He most recently served for five years as senior superintendent of Hoffman Estates-based Leopardo Companies. He previously worked for ICM Inc. as a senior superintendent and at Amec Spie as a superintendent.
Mr. Hicks, 44, will serve as senior project manager for Builtech Services. Mr. Hicks has spent the past three years as a project manager for Lend Lease before a previous 11-year term as project manager for James McHugh Construction Company. Mr. Hicks has overseen a wide variety of projects including high-rise buildings, parking structures, restaurants and hotels. Clients include the Field Museum of Natural History, Information Resources, Inc., Gibsons Bar and Steakhouse, Northwestern University, Kimpton Hotels, Four Seasons Chicago, Renaissance Chicago, The Parking Spot, Chicago Scenic Studios and The Franciscan Sisters of Chicago.
“By bringing John and Todd into the fold, we’re reinforcing our focus on growth in the interiors, multi-unit residential, and hospitality verticals,” said Chris Noon, president and CEO of Builtech Services. “With their extensive industry experience and relationships, these key hires augment our credibility and will, undoubtedly, help accelerate our growth in these key market sectors.”
Founded in 2002, Builtech has provided general contracting and construction management services across a wide range of industries, including industrial, residential, retail, hospitality and office interiors. The company’s portfolio includes work for Jones Lang Lasalle, CBRE, TD Ameritrade, Sterling Bay, L3 Capital, and The Second City.
Builtech Interiors Group operates out of new offices at 1021 W. Adams in Chicago’s West Loop. The offices will provide room for planned expansion over the next several months. In addition to serving as divisional HQ, numerous Builtech team members serving other vertical markets will be transitioning to the West Loop location. Builtech’s corporate headquarters remain in Schaumburg, Ill.
A native and current resident of Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood, Mr. Wilson was graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Business Management.
A native of Graymont, Ill., Mr. Hicks was graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management. He currently resides in Elmhurst.
Founded in 2002, Builtech Services LLC constructs retail buildings, office buildings, hotels, residential apartment buildings, and interiors across the country. Through relentless focus and unwavering commitment to quality, value and service, Builtech has won and retained the business of some of the country's most prominent REITs, asset managers, national retailers/companies and private owners. With highly-skilled, technologically savvy, agile project management teams and offices in Chicago, Phoenix and the Mid-Atlantic, Builtech is equipped to efficiently manage retail, office and mixed use construction projects from coast to coast. Additional information on Builtech is available at www.builtechllc.com.