Name : Christopher R. Grant
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Henderson, NV
Job Title President
Relocation Preferences : South & Southeastern US
Objective : To secure an executive or senior level construction operations or management position with a well regarded general construction firm that is positioned for growth and offers the opportunity for professional contribution.
Resume :  

Operations, Business Development, Project Management

Executive and senior manager with over twenty years of significant technical and administrative experience within the large-scale general construction industry, including profit and loss responsibility for the successful construction of an $800 million, highly diversified portfolio of commercial, industrial, institutional, manufacturing, multi-family housing, retail and heavy/civil projects throughout the southeastern and southwestern United States.

Design-Build Team Leadership Business Development Project Management Operations Estimating Scheduling Safety Program Management Facilities Maintenance
Green Building Legal Contract Negotiations


Professional Experience

STONECREST BUILDERS, INC., Las Vegas, NV 2000 Present

Spearheaded business operations, business development & marketing, legal, finance, project management, estimating and scheduling for a diversified general construction company. Projects constructed in both the Nevada and southern California markets included large-scale commercial, retail, multi-unit housing, industrial and manufacturing and represented a market value in excess of $165M.
Rainmaker responsible for garnering over $100M in new construction projects
Grew revenues, profitability and client base through strategic operations management
Spearheaded use of digital project management technologies for increased efficiency


Vice President
Division manager responsible for the construction management and real property development group for a $700M, Taiwan based international investment and manufacturing company. Major projects included construction of a 300K square foot mixed-use and flex industrial park and acquisition and disposition of several large real property assets.
Significantly reduced project costs through diligent value engineering
Established and coordinated aggressive production timelines for project design teams that resulted in advancing overall project schedules by 15%


Established a successful civil engineering, surveying and construction management services company that focused upon commercial, industrial and multi-unit housing construction projects.
Established and executed a strategic business plan that led to significant, controlled growth of the company and a four-fold increase of the client base
Implemented a Six Sigma quality control program for all facets of the business


THE ALLEN GROUP, INC., San Diego, CA 1994 - 1995

Senior Project Manager
Responsible for project specific entitlement, finance, design and construction activities for development of large scale build-to-suit and speculative commercial, industrial, distribution and retail projects throughout California, southern Nevada and southern Arizona for such fortune companies as Wal-Mart and Federal Express Corporation.
Facilitated and managed design efforts and construction of multiple, highly mechanized distribution projects for Wal-Mart and Federal Express.
Led value engineering studies that contributed to cost savings equal to 5% of initial project cost
Coordinated design, budget analysis, construction and third party vendor contracts to complete projects in advance of scheduled completion dates.

CR GRANT & ASSOCIATES, INC., San Diego, CA 1992 - 1994

Principal of a consulting services firm that provided business development, financial management, construction management and real estate development advisory services to institutional clients, including the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) and Old Stone Federal Savings Bank (Providence, RI). Also provided project management consultancy services for design and construction of a 335,000 square foot corporate office, manufacturing & assembly and a Class 10,000 clean room circuit board manufacturing facility for Anacomp Corporation.
Solicited, was awarded and completed consulting contracts to provide construction management and real estate advisory services on large-scale projects with the RTC.
Forged strong partnerships between Anacomp, architect, sub-consultants and developer client to create a fully integrated project program for construction of a complex, 335,000 square foot office and manufacturing facility. Project completed sixty five days ahead of schedule and 1.27% below budget.

STONECREST ASSOCIATES, INC., San Diego, CA 1988 - 1992

Executive Project Manager
Chief operating officer responsible for finance, business development, entitlement, legal, design and general construction operations for a $1.0 Billion, 318 acre mixed-use development project. This single-site project included planned development of over one million square feet of commercial office, retail, hotel and multi-unit housing.
Directed development, finance and construction groups responsible for planning (at that time) the largest single site, mixed-use project in San Diego, CA
Lobbied and was awarded permits from the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) for construction of a full interchange connecting the project site to Interstate 15. Managed consultant teams responsible for design of the interchange project and led interface efforts with the FHA.

PANGEA CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, INC., Solvang (Santa Barbara), CA 1985 - 1988

Launched and then led all operations for an integrated real estate development, architectural practice and general construction division of a regional real estate syndication company. Successfully developed and constructed over $65M worth of commercial and multi-family projects located within the central California market.
Principal responsible for accelerated start-up of an integrated real estate, design and construction service company that profitably constructed over $65M worth of vertical building projects.
Solicited and was awarded contracts for $18M in third party general construction services.


CLARK & SULLIVAN CONSTRUCTORS, INC., Reno, NV & Sacramento, CA 1982 - 1985

Division Manager
Managed the northern California division of a Reno, NV based general construction company that specialized in large-scale commercial, industrial and multi-unit housing projects. Responsible for all division operations including business development, budgeting, estimating and project management.
Established a northern California office for a $25M per year general construction company
Solicited and was awarded a contract for construction of a 400 unit, $14M apartment project in Roseville, CA


Senior Project Manager
Operations management responsibility for construction of over $40 million worth of heavy/civil and municipal construction projects in southern Mississippi and southern Louisiana. Managed teams of over 80 employees assigned to construction of bridge and municipal waste water treatment projects.
Assembled and managed a multi-disciplined, multi-trade construction team of over 80 employees assigned to construct an $18M waste water uplift pumping station in Jackson, MS.
Managed all field operations for construction of $16.5m bridge travel lane addition project in Baton Rouge, LA. Company self-performed for all trade work, including pile driving.


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1972 - 1974
Agricultural Science & Engineering/Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA 1971 - 1972
Aviation Science

Professional National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP)
AffiliationsUrban Land Institute

LicensesNevada General Contractors License (unlimited, over four story) No. 59790 (I)
California B General Contractor License No. 653346

CertificationsCurrently preparing for USGBC LEED AP Exam

ReferencesAvailable Upon request

Project ListAvailable Upon Request

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