Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) announces that Christina DeGroote has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. DeGroote, who joined Callahan in September 2021, leads the financial operations, human resources, technology and strategy of the full-service construction firm. She joins the team at a time when Callahan is experiencing rapid growth, with much more to come in 2022.
DeGroote is an industry veteran who has over twenty years of experience leading financial strategy and operations for construction firms. She spent more than six years at Suffolk Construction and over eight years at Clark Realty Capital. She graduated from NYU Stern School of Business.
“The role of CFO has become much more dynamic enabling long term success in a fast-changing environment through the implementation of innovative technology, and operational excellence across the entire organization. Callahan’s priority continues to be our people and partners and I’m excited to be a part of a team that values a high level of integrity and thoughtfulness in all areas of the business,” said Christina DeGroote.
Callahan has broken company records in recent years with increased revenue and consistent, sustainable growth. With offices in Bridgewater, MA and White Plains, NY, the Callahan team serves all of New England and the Northeast with a wide range of construction services. The firm has a strong background in a variety of sectors and is seeing a significant growth in life sciences construction which will make up approximately 50% of total sales in 2022. DeGroote will help drive continued profitable growth within the firm while maintaining Callahan’s trademark sterling standard of project excellence and client engagement.
“Christina has already proven herself to be perfectly suited for the role of CFO at Callahan with our shared values of investment in people and practices that propel us into a successful future,” said Patrick Callahan, President of Callahan. “As we prepare for a record 2022, we are glad to have her expertise and strategic insight to guide Callahan’s financial health. Her success in implementing impactful strategies to meet challenging problems, managing risk along with deep industry knowledge will ensure our team thrives at all levels.”
Callahan, Inc. is happy to announce two recent promotions within the company. Douglas Morrison was promoted from Project Executive to Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Dave Boucher was promoted from Project Manager to Project Executive.
“We have a strong team and pride ourselves on hiring quality employees that we can promote from within,” said Patrick Callahan, President of Callahan, Inc. “These promotions will allow our company to grow and better maximize our resources, internal procedures, quality controls and better service our clients.”
In his new role as Chief Operations Officer, Doug will help guide the objectives of Callahan, Inc. He will provide leadership, management and a broad vision to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, reporting procedures and people in place to effectively grow. He will also ensure Callahan’s financial strength and operating efficiency. Doug has been a Project Executive with Callahan for nine years.
In his new position as Project Executive, Dave Boucher will ensure the quality and integrity of the construction management process, resolve issues and maintain client satisfaction. He will determine the project’s overall objectives while directing the means and methods needed to bring the project in on time and within budget. Since joining Callahan, Inc. in 2007, Dave has managed some of our largest and most complex projects including Maxwell’s Green and The Launch at Hingham Shipyard. Dave is currently working on One North of Boston in Chelsea, Massachusetts
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