6/10/2011, Quincy, MA — J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in world-class preconstruction services and challenging construction projects, announced today that William McKenna has joined the Quincy-based company as a Project Manager. In this capacity, he will be responsible for advancing JC&A’s ability to deliver superior project management services to our clients and will focus on continuing to expand our corporate, private school and life science project portfolios while driving our sustainable initiatives.
In addition, Mr. McKenna will be responsible for the overall management and coordination of projects from preliminary planning throughout the construction and final occupancy. His responsibilities include supervision of staff and subcontractors; trade coordination; logistics and safety planning; subcontractor buy-out; contract negotiation; requisition review and approval; financial status reports; budget reports; quality control and client satisfaction.
Mr. McKenna has over 15 years of project management experience in the construction industry and an impressive list of satisfied clients. Prior to joining J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Bill was a Project Manager for A-Z Corp, where he managed several projects for Pfizer on their Cambridge campus, as well as Lonza Biologics in Hopkinton and Portsmouth, NH.
President Jim Cahill says, “Bill is a well respected individual within our industry who has a proven track record of client satisfaction and will be a tremendous asset moving forward. Having a professional of his caliber join our team will enable us to continue to grow and provide world class service to premier clients across various sectors.”
Mr. McKenna holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Union College and is a licensed Massachusetts construction supervisor.
About J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1996, J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A), is one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in pre-construction services and challenging construction projects. JC&A provides world-class services to select high-profile clients in the corporate, private school and life science markets. JC&A’s reputation has earned assignments from select clients including New England Sports Network (NESN), Reebok International, The TJX Companies, Inc., PUMA, iRobot, Liberty Mutual, The MathWorks, General Electric, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Among recent awards, JCA has received a Boston Business Journal Citizenship award for its philanthropic efforts four years in a row, Boston SF recognized JC&A as “Construction Firm of the Year,” and the Ohio Casualty Group presented JC&A with the Platinum Safety Award for an outstanding safety record for the third time in three years. More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.