Bartlett Cocke General Contractors Hires Managers to Lead Projects in East Texas Region
SAN ANTONIO, TX Employee-owned Bartlett Cocke General Contractors (BCGC) announces the hiring of two new Project Managers, Katia Escobar and Andrew Nielson, who are based in the company's Houston, Texas, office.
Katia Escobar has more than seventeen years experience in the construction industry and is the Project Manager for the $11.7 million renovation of Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District's Ross S. Sterling High School. Escobar will oversee three phases of the estimated fourteen-month project that includes a new cafeteria, library, welding shop, vocational building, and culinary arts facility.
Before joining BCGC, Escobar spent one year with Tellepsen Builders where she managed the construction of a $43 million, eight-building campus for a non-profit that provides shelter, education, and support for women and their families. Escobar also spent seven years with Pepper-Lawson Construction managing various projects such as a 28-story residential high-rise.
Andrew Nielson has more than ten years in the construction industry and joins BCGC as the Project Manager for the Texas A&M Transportation Institute headquarters in Bryan, Texas. Nielson spent seven years with Sauer Incorporated in North Carolina where he managed the construction of a $33 million elementary school, among several other multi-million dollar projects. He was also a Project Engineer at Robins & Morton in North Carolina for two years.
"As our east Texas region continues to grow, the construction industry experience that both Katia and Andrew bring will be invaluable to Bartlett Cocke General Contractors," said Jerry Hoog, President & CEO for BCGC. "They are solid project managers and we look forward to their leadership on various projects in our east Texas region."