Construction Advisory Leadership Team

Bio

Jeff has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. He possesses excellent problem solving skills and has hands-on experience in all phases of construction. He has successfully completed a variety of construction projects including resorts, healthcare, education, mixed use, multi-family, tenant improvement, warehouse/distribution centers and industrial projects.

As President of the CREDE Construction Advisory department, Jeff’s role with our clients includes assisting at the C-Suite level, business analysis, studies and reporting, contract management, design management, estimating, scheduling, budget development, and completion of all phases of construction. Jeff’s experience has allowed him the pleasure of managing multiple multi-million dollar projects, implementing the “Construction Interventionist” approach to completing at-risk projects, and provides him the opportunity to recruit the very best construction professionals.

Prior to his position as a president for CREDE, Jeff was the Owner of PARAGON Construction Consulting, Inc. where he recognized a need for “turn-around”expertise to recover projects that were failing or at-risk with lenders and bonding companies. That success provided Jeff the label as a “Construction Interventionist”and that success has provided for long-term relationships with major national brands where he continues to provide expertise and construction management services today.

Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall

President
Construction Advisory Services Division
jeff.hall@credegroup.com

Bio

Joe has over 30 years of construction experience in both the Domestic and International markets. His expertise centers on the planning and delivery of a diverse set of construction and development projects thru practical management in a way that ensures efficient usage of time and resources. He has consistently shown skills in program management, creating and following policies and procedures, process improvement, design planning, development of strategic goals, solution management, status & reporting, and an outstanding ability to lead.

As the Chief Operating Officer at CREDE CAS, Joe is responsible for providing his vast experience on all areas of our operations. His hands-on approach and commitment to each project will ensure that the proper staffing and resources are available as required and in a timely manner. The breadth of his experience includes healthcare, pharmaceutical, hospitality, residential, commercial, transportation, education and sports facilities.

Prior to joining CREDE, Joe was Executive Vice President and Head of Global Construction for Samsung Construction & Trading responsible for their work in the Middle East primarily Saudi Arabia and Dubai. Prior to moving to Samsung Joe was Chief Operating Officer for EMAAR Economic City at King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia.

Joe Kilar

Joe Kilar

Chief Operating Officer
Construction Advisory Services Division
joe.kilar@credegroup.com

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Bio

Justin brings 25 plus years of capital construction experience to the CREDE team, and a thorough knowledge of the construction process. As an Owner’s Representative, Justin knows the ins-and-outs through a project to manage in the best interests of the Owner. His wide range of construction trade experience and responsibilities allows him to bring his knowledge onto a job and play a key role during the pre-construction phase and develop RFP Proposals and work through the construction phase and project acceptance by the jurisdiction.

Justin’s role for a client can include recruiting, hiring and staffing for major capital projects, providing oversight of operations, conducting monthly and quarterly reviews and reporting to the executive level of management, strategizing for performance, managing the pre-construction process and developing budgets and schedules, managing the design phase, RFP phase, construction phase, and project close out.

Justin’s construction experience includes completion of numerous projects in healthcare across the United States, completion of higher education projects, multi-family, mixed use development, commercial, retail and hospitality.

Justin Markham

Justin Markham

Bio

David has 31 years of experience in delivering major capital building programs and projects as an Owner’s Representative. As a Director for CREDE CAS, his approach to projects centers on a team environment where a culture of trust, collaboration, problem solving, and customer service provide clear paths for success and for each project team member. David’s experience with large teams on capital projects has included building teams from the Owner’s organization and multiple consulting firms. Most recently, he successfully structured a team of 28 staff for the LA County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Project that was completed prior to the Board Approved schedule date and returned $10M to the Los Angeles County CEO’s Office.

David has experience in multiple project delivery methods that include traditional delivery, design-build, CM at Risk, and Design-Assist. His expertise provides the knowledge and know how to develop RFP Documents for those delivery methods then managing the team through the construction phase maintaining continuity throughout a projects duration for consultant and contractor validation to the terms and conditions of the project. David’s expertise has fostered success in healthcare projects, laboratories and research, higher education, athletic fields, emergency operations centers, and clean-room construction.

David’s role on major capital construction projects has included development of the project bid documents and contract terms, management of the planning and programming phase, conceptual budgeting, preliminary scheduling, presenting to the C-Suite, managing the bid phase, construction phase, project closeout and jurisdiction approval.

David Fernandez

David Fernandez