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Dan Hayes Joins White Construction Group
 Dan Hayes
White Construction Group (WCG) today announced that Dan Hayes has joined the company’s preconstruction department as an estimator.
Hayes has more than 15 years of experience in a variety of construction management roles including project engineer and superintendent.
His field experience gives him a keen understanding
of project scope, resulting into a high level of accuracy in his estimates. Hayes is supporting estimating and preconstruction efforts for multiple projects, including Denver Public Schools and Mile Post Zero, which will be the new food hall at the McGregor Square development for the Colorado Rockies.
R&R Engineers - Surveyors, Inc. Adds a New Controller
 Timothy Rees
R&R Engineers - Surveyors, Inc.,
a Denver-based land survey and civil engineering firm announces that Timothy Rees is R&R’s
new Controller.
Rees’ duties at R&R include: Responsibility for leading the company’s financial reporting; cost accounting, budget management, A/R, A/P, and
forecasting; growing the overall competence of those involved in financial reporting and analysis; effectively communicating results, trends, and needs; and working with a wide variety of internal and external clients.
Prior to joining R&R, Rees served as Chief Financial Officer for Dependable Cleaners and Shirt Laundry where he oversaw financial, human resources, and payroll functions.
Rees attended Colorado State University where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. |
 On Point
Nancy Kristof, President Message Matters
1. How did you get started in the A/E/C Industry?
"After graduating with an advertising degree from Syracuse University in the early ‘90s, I faced a tough economy.
When an opportunity to join McGraw-Hill publishing as a construction news reporter in their F.W. Dodge division came up, I jumped at the chance. That’s where I started
to really learn the industry. I’ve served in a number of communications and marketing roles in the commercial development, design and construction industry ever since."
2. Was your current position/career your first choice? Or... As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
"I always wanted to be a writer, so for me, the opportunity to help connect the dots to help tell people’s stories is something I really enjoy. I think effective communications planning and execution is more important to an organization’s success than ever. I also enjoy the arts and I find the AEC industry is a fascinating and fun combination of art, science and business!"
3. What would you say was the biggest challenge and/or accomplishment in your career?
"I’ve been fortunate to work for small to medium-sized design firms working on local, national and international projects, as well as large corporate developers and builders, each with their own kinds of challenges. In AEC, marketers typically wear many hats as most firms need to keep a
close eye on utilization rates to remain competitive and profitable, regardless of their size. Early career mentors reinforced a belief that mar/comm, HR, finance and other corporate operational roles are specialists in our own right, and good people in these “overhead” roles bring value. That stuck with me and is why I continue to focus on providing positive ROI to my clients."
4. Where do you hope to be when you retire?
"I was confident I knew the answer to this question pre- coronavirus, which would have been on a beach or golf course (maybe both)! However, it’s clear there are things outside of one’s control that can change your path. Hopefully I’ll get a chance to host craft beer tastings again, wherever I am!"
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