TEMPE, Ariz. (June 12, 2019) –Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) has promoted Melissa Moreno to director of administrative talent development. Shawn Blubaum joined the talent management team as the vice president and director of operations talent development.
“Shawn and Melissa are highly skilled, passionate leaders with a depth of experience in their respective areas. They both have extensive knowledge of our industry and company,” said Nicole Calamaio, Vice President of Talent Management. “They will both continue to grow our talent development and training programs.”
Moreno will manage the development, facilitation and training, career development and leadership programs for Sundt’s administrative personnel. She brings more than 20 years in the construction industry with an emphasis on civil and transportation projects. She has served in multiple capacities on construction projects including the roles of project engineer, project superintendent and project manager. Moreno holds a bachelor’s in construction management from Arizona State University and earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix. She received her certified professional constructor (CPC) credential from the American Institute of Constructors and holds an AGC Certificate of Management – Lean Construction (CM-Lean) credential.
In his new role, Blubaum will provide operations personnel with specialized training opportunities. He brings over 20 years of operations experience to his new role, as well as a passion for developing people. During his 16 years at Sundt, he has served as project engineer, project superintendent, project manager, area manager and operations manager. Blubaum has also distinguished himself as an excellent mentor and leader through his work with the annual Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Competition and numerous other company and industry programs. Blubaum holds a bachelor’s in construction management from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building and concrete work and is owned entirely by more than 2,000 employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in eight major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.