Movers and Shakers Week Ending 12.08.23

BMC Investments Hires New Development Manager

Dylan McQuinn

Dylan McQuinn has joined BMC Investments as a development manager. Most recently, he served as a development manager for Generation Development, working with the firm’s in-house construction and development teams to build boutique for-sale condo projects in Denver’s urban core. Previously, Dylan spent 15 years as a licensed architect, with deep experience In building design and construction management across the Front Range, working for Denver-based firms Tryba Architects and Fentress Architects. 

Throughout his career Dylan has delivered a diverse collection of projects spanning market sectors including multifamily, retail, office and hospitality, working in all phases of the building process, from land entitlement through construction. Dylan graduated with a Master’s degree in Architecture from Montana State University.

Norris Design Announces the Promotion of a New Principal in Denver

Dylan Dettman 

Norris Design, a national people and placemaking firm, announced the promotion of Dylan Dettmann, PLA to principal in its Denver office. Dylan joined Norris Design as a landscape architect in 2013 with a passion for enriching the communities where we live and play. He brings an organic approach and appreciation for nature into the built environment, designing spaces that promote sustainability and active outdoor living. His diverse experience on a range of projects includes notable multifamily residential and mixed-use communities, parks and recreation spaces and municipal projects across the country. 

Among his achievements, Parq II, Crystal Valley Ranch and 1919 Mile High in Colorado stand out as successful examples of how Dylan marries inspired design with functionality to create spaces for residents to enjoy.

“Dylan has been instrumental in the growth of Norris Design over the last decade. He brings a collaborative approach and an innate eye for design that elevates each project he works on. We are looking forward to the continued success of Norris Design under his leadership,” said Jared Carlon, principal.

Associated General Contractors President & CEO Michael Gifford Leaving End of 2023 – AGC Board Hires Incoming President & CEO Jeff Barratt

Jeff Barratt

Following a nationwide search, the AGC Board of Directors has hired Incoming President & CEO Jeff Barratt to replace outgoing President & CEO Michael Gifford. Barratt started in October and will take over the full president & CEO role at the end of the year. Gifford is not fully retiring and will be looking to work with other groups and organizations on advocacy and strategy in the future, starting with helping AGC with advocacy in 2024.

Gifford notified the board in Dec 2022 that 2023 would be his last year as president & CEO. Gifford came to the role in Dec of 2007, after nine years as the executive director of the Idaho Chapter of AGC. Before that, he served as vice president of the Boise (Idaho) Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Barratt served as executive director/CEO of Emily Giffith Technical College from 2010-2019 and has served as a dean of several trades & technology programs within community colleges in his career. Barratt also led an innovative startup workforce development entity designing stackable credentials working with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. AGC was attracted to his knowledge and track record in workforce development and advocacy, and at Emily Griffith, he was involved with many construction apprenticeship programs, including working with Gifford and AGC in acquiring a Work Act grant that funded the launch of the Construction Careers Now program.

Barratt is looking forward to continuing the growth of AGC’s workforce and advocacy programs, membership development and acquisition, as well as AGC’s growing Culture of Care Initiative (well-being & mental health, diversity & inclusion, and minority-owned construction firms).

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