History with Ed Beck CM, L.L.C. – Daphne, Alabama
Ed founded Ed Beck CM in 2010 and brings from his previous hands-on construction history a depth of experience and skill for clients on a consulting basis. His previous experiences included a leadership role during the conceptual, design and construction phases of projects. He has been closely and deeply involved in some 75 + projects for over $2,000,000,000 in current dollar values.
In addition to Ed’s years of construction experience listed below, he holds: USGBC LEED AP Accreditation; AGC Certification of Management – Lean Construction; AGC Lean Construction Education Program Certified Instructor; Lean Construction Institute (LCI) recommended consulting partner; Member Lean Construction Institute since its founding in 1997.Collaboration and Lean Thinking are guiding principles for Ed Beck CM, LLC.
History with Linbeck Group – Houston, Texas
Ed joined Linbeck Group, a CM @ Risk firm, in 1996, became a senior project manager, client executive, vice president and partner. In these roles, he led clients, architects and constructors through facility development process for 14 years. These projects included hospitals, laboratories, universities, schools, performing arts, broadcast, sports, garages and an award winning Catholic Cathedral, including a LEED Platinum project; he became a specialist in Lean Design and Construction and was instrumental in the adoption, utilization and training of Lean thinking and processes for numerous projects. His Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral project was the winner of the AGC Build America Award in 2008, an award for excellence of organizational and execution for construction of building projects.
History with Caddell Construction, Manhattan Construction, Batson-Cook Company, Blount, Inc.
Ed began his career in construction working for Batson-Cook Company and Blount, Inc. After graduating from Auburn he worked for Blount, Inc., Batson-Cook Company, Manhattan and Caddell as field engineer, project engineer, superintendent, estimator, project manager, manager of estimating and purchasing and senior project manager on manufacturing, chemical, NASA, nuclear, university, office, hotel, garage, hospital, laboratory and airport facilities. In these projects, Ed gained an unusual depth of building knowledge, thoroughness of process, and understanding of leadership.
In 1990, Ed entered a new phase of his career, participating in a collaborative teamwork design and construction environment and leadership with owners, architects, engineers and constructors from the inception of design through completion of construction, commissioning and occupancy. He was project manager for a hospital project that grew into additions and renovations of every department hospital project (150+ incremental phases). Ed became an adept and collaborative leader of the team approach for projects.