Experience & Professionalism

We have built a team of highly trained project managers, cost estimators and mechanical , civil, structural and electrical engineers, who provide our clients with the highest level of expertise and service. Utilizing the latest technologies and our collective experience, we make sure each project is executed correctly, on schedule and within budget.

Ed Stritch

Ed Stritch

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.

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Eamon Ryan

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.

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John Duggan

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.

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Doug Addis

Doug Addis

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.

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Robert Adelizzi

Robert Adelizzi

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.

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Richard Bertovic

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.

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Conor Carson

Conor Carson

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.

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Katie Condron

Katie Condron

Marketing Coordinator

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.

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Patrick Condron

Patrick Condron, PMP, IPMA-D

Project Executive

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.

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Sareena Daniel

Sareena Daniel

Assistant Project Manager

Sareena joined The Concord Group in 2017 after graduating from Northwestern University with an Industrial Engineering degree.

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Patrick Flaherty

Patrick Flaherty

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.

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Christian Flores

Christian Flores

Office Manager

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.

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Jim Joehnk

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.

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Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson, PMP, IPMA-D, LEED AP

Project Executive

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.

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Jim Laski

Jim Laski

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.

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Fred Lebed

Fred Lebed, LEED AP, Associate AIA

Project Manager

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.

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Maurizio Magalli

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.

 

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Gavin Mullan

Gavin Mullan

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.

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Suzanne Murphy

Suzanne Murphy

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.

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Jenny O'Connor

Jenny O'Connor

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.

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Tiffany Pierce Evans

Tiffany Pierce Evans

Project Manager

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.

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Sean Sweeney

Sean Sweeney

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.

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Bill Tilleman

Bill Tilleman

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.

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John Tilleman

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.

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Steve VanSlyke

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.

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Seamus Wallace

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.

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Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh

General Counsel

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.

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Bruce Wetzel

Bruce Wetzel, PMP, IPMA-D

Project Executive

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.

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Robert White

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.

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Cyril Zacharias

Cyril Zacharias, CPE, LEED AP

Project Manager

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.

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