Mark Konchar, 38
VP, business acquisition
Balfour Beatty, Fairfax, Va.
BAE, PhD, architectural engineering, Pennsylvania State University
Leads 35-person Business Acquisition group at the firm (2007 total billings: $2.33 billion, according to BD+C's Giants 300). Group's billings: $700 million.
Oversees preconstruction/estimating, purchasing, and marketing, as well as integrated project groups, which he started in 2003.
Leading design-build advocate, researcher.
Heading up firm's BIM initiatives.
Pentagon Memorial, Arlington, Va.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (joint venture), Bethesda, Md.
Co-founder, Project Delivery Institute. Organization designs, develops educational materials and seminars focused on project delivery.
Co-author, Selecting Project Delivery Systems (1999).
Past chair, Design-Build Institute of America's education committee.
OFF THE CLOCK
Favorite vacation: skiing in Chamonix, France.
Coaches girls' youth ice hockey team.
Played in Canada's World Pond Hockey Championship (2007, 2008).