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Greg Newkirk

Partner

Overview

Greg Newkirk is a senior level project and construction management professional with 26+ years of experience in all phases of the facilities development process, including over 15 years of commercial development experience.  His background includes a wide range of industries, organizational structures, and project delivery systems.

Greg has led or directly managed all phases of capital improvement programs for organizations ranging from early stage start-up to restaurant concepts to Fortune  500 big box retailers.  Having performed in roles from project engineer to department head, Greg is able to bridge the gap from nuts and bolts project details to big picture strategic objectives to ensure alignment with a commitment to continuous improvement across the organization.



Core Competencies

  • Process and Systems Improvement/Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Development – Restaurant, C-Store, Big Box Retail
  • Site feasibility, conceptual planning, design management, entitlements/approvals
  • Construction Management
  • Capital Improvement Programs and Projects
  • Leveraging technology to drive efficiencies in the facilities development process
  • Leading and building cross-functional teams
  • Schedule and Budget Development
  • Project and Program Management – Commercial, Institutional, Industrial
  • Project Controls and Analysis
  • Identifying and managing project risks and contingencies


 

Drivers/Motivators

  • Integrity – Do the Right Thing
  • Process Control - Plan the work, work the plan
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Teaching/mentoring
  • Integrated approach


 

Background

  • Director of Construction – Eat Here Brands LLC
  • Director of Construction – Hooters of America, LLC
  • Senior Site Development Coordinator – Greenberg Farrow (Retail Development Consulting)
  • Construction Manager – QuikTrip Corporation
  • Project Manager – UT Battelle (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) (Facilities Management)
  • Project Manager – Rosser International (Program Management – Correctional Facilities)
  • Project Manager – Champion International (Pulp and Paper Industry)