David joined the Focus team in 2010 with a background in project management, estimating, and engineering. He spent 11 years with Riley Construction in Lake Bluff, IL and Kenosha, WI before coming to Focus as an Estimator. David possesses expertise in preparation, management and delivery of construction estimates and has consistently provided estimates within 2% accuracy from conceptual phase to construction documents.
In his lengthy career with Riley Construction, David grew from Project Engineer to Project Manager and ended his tenure with the company as a Project Estimator. In his estimating role, he managed construction projects ranging from the healthcare industry to education and was directly responsible for estimate completeness and projected profitability. As a lead estimator, he led the creation of scope of work packages, recruitment of subcontractors, correspondence with design teams and estimate tabulation and submission. His larger projects included successfully bidding $26 million for a 600,000 square foot speculative warehouse project in Somers, WI as well as a $20 million 70,000 square foot elementary school in Racine, WI.
David holds B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering with a focus in Construction Management from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign. Additionally, he has completed coursework in the AGC Building Information Modeling Education Program.