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Gilbane Building Company Names Swartzwelder Washington, DC Business Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gilbane Building Company announces the promotion of Tyler Swartzwelder to Vice President, Washington, D.C. Business Leader. Swartzwelder is an 18-year industry veteran who spent the last two years driving operational excellence on projects throughout the D.C. metro area while developing Gilbane's next generation of construction management professionals. While Operations Manager for the Washington, D.C. office, Swartzwelder led recruitment strategies that expanded Gilbane's staff by 14 percent to support Gilbane's growth.

In his new role, Swartzwelder is responsible for client satisfaction, safety, project performance, and recruitment and retention throughout the D.C. metro area. Since starting at Gilbane in 2005, Swartzwelder has worked on projects that span multiple markets including education, health care, commercial office, cultural, and historic renovation. He has built relationships within the Washington, D.C. market through his leadership on projects like the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority D.C. Headquarters, the General Services Administration U.S. Diplomacy Center Pavilion, and Arlington Public Schools, The Heights Building. Swartzwelder received his Bachelor of Arts in Education in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University and is a LEED Accredited Professional and a certified Design-Build Professional.

"Tyler's passion for developing people and building projects that make an impact will make him the perfect person to continue to expand our D.C. metro area operations," said Paul Choquette III, Regional President for Gilbane Building Company's Mid-Atlantic division. "Tyler has spent his entire career in the D.C. metro area building critical projects for the community while training a bench of talented, inclusive leaders that have positioned Gilbane for future growth. I know he will use his expert knowledge of the marketplace to offer our clients innovative solutions for some of their most pressing challenges."

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