Michael R. Bohn named Executive VP at Gilbane

Veteran employee will oversee Midwest and New York business units.

May 16, 2013 |


Gilbane has promoted Michael R. Bohn to executive vice president. With over 28 years of service to the company and leadership roles on such high-profile projects as the University of Michigan Biomedical Science Building and the University of Chicago Medical Center, Bohn will now have responsibility for Gilbane’s New York and Midwest business units.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to the executive ranks. His leadership and experience working in major cities will be an asset to our Chicago and New York teams, as well as our clients in those areas,” remarked Bill Gilbane, Jr. president and chief operating officer. “Mike’s outstanding communication and employee engagement skills will benefit our entire executive management team and help further our client advocacy mission.”

A veteran of the construction industry, Bohn has been with Gilbane since 1985 when he joined the Mid-Atlantic region as a project engineer. Since then, he has progressed through a wide range of positions including project manager, project executive, district manager, regional operations manager and senior vice president.

Bohn is a past board member of the Harper College Educational Foundation; member of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; and a past chair for Gilbane’s United Way Chicago campaign. Additionally, he serves on the advisory committee for the Coalition of United Community Action and is a member of the American General Contractors of America, the American Subcontractors Association and the Economic Club of Chicago.

Bohn is an active volunteer with Rebuilding Together, the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.

About Gilbane, Inc.

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Marking its 140th year in operation and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 60 office locations around the world. To find out what the next 140 years have in store, visit www.gilbaneco.com.

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