Porter Rejoins Barton Malow as Vice President
SOUTHFIELD, MI Barton Malow Company announces the strategic re-hire of Tom Porter as Vice President. Porter will engage in several initiatives supporting Barton Malow's long-term goal to double efficiency by the firm's 100th anniversary in 2024.
Porter served as an officer at Barton Malow from 1998 through 2009. Since that time, he built a consulting business and served as Vice President and General Counsel for LeChase Construction in Rochester, New York. He brings a diverse background and 35-plus years of experience in many areas of construction, such as legal, finance, risk management, labor strategy and safety.
Porter is a certified DBIA professional and an active member of the Design-Build Institute of America having served as National Chairman, 2009, and in various other national and regional positions, 2005-present.
He frequently speaks and teaches on construction topics including integrated delivery, contracts, and financial management. In 2012, he published the book, Profit, Risk & Leadership: The Business of Construction & Design-Build.
He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University.
"Tom's proven leadership abilities and industry knowledge position Barton Malow to meet the evolving opportunities to improve our business and drive innovation," said Ryan Maibach, President and Chief Executive Officer.