Chad Kruse joins MCL Construction as the Director of Preconstruction Services and Advanced Project Delivery, while Christopher Rock has joined the Omaha, Nebraska, based construction management and general contracting firm as a Project Manager. Both bring a wealth of construction experience, particularly in the healthcare market space.
Kruse, originally from Randolph, Nebraska, has a B.S. Degree in Construction Management from the University of Nebraska and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Colorado State University. Most recently, Chad was the Director of Construction Programs at Medxcel which provides support systems, process, and structure for Planning, Design, and Construction operations.
"I chose MCL Construction for the organizational culture demonstrated by leadership," said Kruse. "I believe MCL demonstrates a commitment to providing superior service and value to clients and the community while also remaining firm to its values of integrity, authenticity, and excellence."
Before Medxcel, Kruse spent time at Altus Architectural Studios, Valley View Hospital in Colorado, and several positions, including Manager of Projects, Construction, and Compliance, at Nebraska Medicine. Chad is a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager and won the 2016 Emerging Leader Award from the American Society of Healthcare Engineers where he has been a member since 2006. Chad is married and has three children.
Christopher Rock joins MCL Construction after 11 years at Linbeck Group based in Houston, Texas. Chris is a Lincoln native and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Construction Management.
As a Project Manager at Linbeck, Chris directed close to $200 million in construction projects at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Center and its various locations in the Houston area.
"MCL is a growing, innovative company that I am excited to be a part of," said Rock. "With its family feel and growing resume of challenging projects, I know this is a great fit for my family and me."
Chris is married and a father of five. He is active in the Associated General Contractors serving as a facilitator and instructor in BIM/Virtual Design and Construction classes and Lean Work Structuring certification classes.
About MCL Construction:
MCL Construction is an Omaha, Nebraska, based Construction Manager and General Contractor. Founded in 1987, it builds relationships with business partners by using construction expertise with innovative building strategies to provide a collaborative, smarter building experience
MCL Construction uses many voices from within and outside the company to give informed advice, opinions, and techniques about construction methods, innovation, and technology.