President & CEO
Ed has more than 40 years of construction management experience, as both a consultant and contractor, spanning across three continents including Europe, Australia and the United States. His unique background and diverse construction and consulting experience includes governmental, institutional, commercial, industrial, residential, educational and healthcare projects.
Eamon Ryan, CEP, MRICS
CO - Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining The Concord Group in 1999, Eamon earned a BS in Quantity Surveying from Limerick Institute of Technology in Ireland. After graduation, he worked for various construction consulting firms both in the United States and abroad. Having spent over 23 years in the industry, Eamon has significant experience in the field of Construction Cost Management.
John Duggan, MRICS, IPMA-D
CO - Chief Operating Officer
John began his career across the pond in England where he earned a BS in Quantity Surveying from the University of Central Lancashire, England. He relocated to the United States in 2000 to play rugby for the Chicago Lions and pursue a career in Project Management.
President & Principal at Concord Addis, LLC
In 2011, Doug retired from his position as Executive Vice President and Owner of a leading construction manager/general contractor in Ohio. After taking a little time off, he started providing Owner Agency services for clients including the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and a student housing project at Ohio State. In April of 2016, he joined forces with The Concord Group to form Concord Addis.
Assistant Project Manager
Bobby started his career with The Concord Group as an intern while studying to achieve a BS in Construction Engineering and Management from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduation, he officially joined the team as an Assistant Project Manager.
Richard Bertovic, CPE
Senior Cost Estimator
Richard began his career in Australia where he earned a BS in Building Construction Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining The Concord Group in 2002, he worked for various construction consulting firms.
Assistant Cost Estimator
Conor is currently studying Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management at Ulster University Jordanstown in Ireland. He joined The Concord Group in September 2018 and will spend the 2018-2019 school year in Chicago working to complete his University’s required internship before his graduation in 2020.
With a BA in English from the University of Dayton in Ohio and a Masters of Education from St. Xavier University, Illinois, Katie spent the first three years of her career teaching high school English before transitioning to a career in marketing. With her knowledge and passion for writing, she joined The Concord Group as a Marketing Coordinator.
Patrick Condron, PMP, IPMA-D
Patrick followed a unique path to his current role of Project Executive with The Concord Group, dabbling in architecture, business, and construction management between his University of Illinois and Milwaukee School of Engineering upbringing.
Assistant Project Manager
Sareena joined The Concord Group in 2017 after graduating from Northwestern University with an Industrial Engineering degree.
Senior Project Manager
Patrick began his career at a construction materials engineering firm, working as an on-site inspector for construction projects. He then attended Marquette University Law School and practiced in the area of state and federal compliance law for an insurance company and in the litigation department at Chase Bank.
Christian joined The Concord Group in 1996 as the first hired employee within the firm. He began as an intern while still finishing college at DePaul University in Chicago. After graduation, he took on a full-time position with the company and never looked back.
Jim Joehnk, PE
Director, Infrastructure Management
Jim leads the Infrastructure Management Division and has over 30 years of civil engineering design and construction experience focused on infrastructure improvements for both public and private sector clients.
Mark Johnson, PMP, IPMA-D, LEED AP
Mark attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering where he earned a BS in Construction Management and Structural Engineering. After graduation, he joined The Concord Group's Project Management team.
Director, Government Affairs
After his graduation from Lewis University and Northern Illinois University Law School and his acceptance into the Illinois Bar Association, Jim chased his passion for public service working with local, state, and federal government for over 28 years, 16 of which were as an elected official in the City of Chicago serving as Alderman for 5 years and City Clerk for 11 years.
Fred Lebed, LEED AP, Associate AIA
Fred attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where he earned a BA in Architectural Studies. He began his career within the architectural industry, focusing on sustainable design and virtual construction.
Maurizio Magalli, CPE
Director, MEP Services
Maurizio (Mo) joined The Concord Group in 1999 and has more than 35 years of experience working for leading construction-consulting firms in the United States and Italy.
Cost Estimator I
Gavin earned a BS in Construction Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology. After graduation, he relocated to Chicago where he joined The Concord Group in 2014 as an intern assisting all departments in the company before taking on a role in the Cost Estimating department.
Chief Administrative Officer
Suzanne is The Concord Group’s Chief Administrative Officer and has been with the company since 2011. She has a BComm from the University College of Dublin, Ireland and an MBS from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Ireland. Prior to joining The Concord Group, Suzanne worked in Finance for an international bank.
Director, Marketing + Business Development
Jenny attended Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa where she earned a BA in Marketing. She began her career at a non-profit firm, writing grants for programs designed to assist job seekers from all backgrounds. From there she joined an Architectural firm as a Marketing Coordinator before joining The Concord Group in 2013.
Tiffany Pierce Evans
Tiffany began her career interning with a general contractor firm while she earned a BS in Construction from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. After college, Tiffany accepted a position at an industrial construction company specializing in mining and natural gas. In 2012 she joined The Concord Group’s Milwaukee office to further her career in Project Management.
Cost Estimator II
After graduating college with a BS in Quantity Surveying from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Sean joined The Concord Group in 2014 as a Junior Cost Estimator. From there he spent time working in Ireland and Canada as a Quantity Surveyor before returning to The Concord Group in 2016.
Assistant Cost Estimator
Bill began his career as an Industrial Arts teacher in the public school system where he taught students the basics of construction and other useful skills that would help them in a future career in the construction industry. In 2017, Bill followed his passion for construction by joining The Concord Group’s Cost Estimating department.
John Tilleman, CEP
Director, Cost Management
John graduated from Eastern Illinois University where he earned a BS in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Construction. In 2000 he began his career at The Concord Group as an intern, eventually taking on a full-time position with the company. Over the years, John progressed through various positions within the Cost Management department to his current role as Director, Cost Management Services.
Steve VanSlyke, PE
Director, Specialized Services
Steve graduated from The University of Michigan with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has 27 years of experience as a Professional Engineer including 15 years in Building System Design and Construction Project Management. He also has extensive knowledge and experience in performing Cost Segregation studies prior to joining The Concord Group.
Seamus Wallace, CPE
Assistant Director, Cost Management
Seamus graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin, Ireland with a BS in Construction Economics & Management. He joined The Concord Group’s Cost Estimating group in 2008 after completing his formal education. Prior to joining the firm, he gained practical field experience while working with a general contractor in his native Ireland.
Joe is The Concord Group’s General Counsel. He received a BA, with honors, from Indiana University and J.D., and magna cum laude from Indiana University Law School. He has over 40 years of experience in corporate law. Joe is a former Partner & Co-chairman of Winston & Strawn’s corporate department, specializing in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Bruce Wetzel, PMP, IPMA-D
Bruce attended the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where he earned a BS in Civil Engineering. He began his career at The Concord Group in 2006 where he has gained experience in the areas of Cost Estimating, Owner’s Representation and Facilities/Operations Management.
Robert White, CEP
Senior MEP Cost Estimator
Rob attended the Illinois Institute of Technology where he graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry which includes estimating and engineering for a variety of construction projects.
Cyril Zacharias, CPE, LEED AP
Cyril attended Bradley University Peoria, Illinois, where he earned a BS in Construction Technology and a Minor in Business Administration. Prior to joining The Concord Group in 2015, Cyril was working in the insurance industry for 11 years in adjusting claims for property losses, builders’ risks, appraisals and construction defects.