ULI Baltimore Unique Practices of Successful Project Teams


2022-04-28T15:30:00 - 2022-04-28T19:30:00

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    Join ABC, ULI and AIA as we explore three recently completed projects and the practices that contributed to successful outcomes.


    We will hear from the builder, architect and owner responsible for The Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall at Morgan State University, Four Ten Lofts, and the Graceland Park/O’Donnell Heights Elementary Middle School and Holabird Academy. Each team will identify how they defined success and elaborate on the unique project management and planning practices that were implemented in order to achieve client goals.

    Sharon Day, Senior Associate, GWWO
    Tyler Tate, President, Lewis Contractors
    MSU Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall
    Bob Mock, Associate, GWWO
    Benjamin P. Morgan, Vice President, Barton Malow Company
    Daniel N. Janak, Assistant Project Manager, Morgan State University
    Four Ten Lofts
    Malindi Lankatilleke, Project Manager, Southway Builders
    Nancy Liebrecht, Project Manager, Moseley Architects
    Jim French, Principal, French Development

    Graceland Park/O'Donnell Heights Elementary Middle School + Holabird Academy
    Marc Munafo, President CAM Construction Company
    Maurice Gaskin, Assistant Director, Facilities Design Construction
    Paul Bradshaw, Grimm + Parker Architects

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    Marc Munafo

    President , CAM Construction

    Marc Munafo BA Loyola University Employed full time by CAM for 34 years President CAM Construction Company since 2001 Member of multiple other Real Estate LLC’s- with projects from South Carolina to Rhode island, but mostly Greater Baltimore Metro Past Board member of ABC Baltimore Past committee Chair - General Contractors Council of ABC Past Board member of Notre Dame of Maryland University Past Chair of ABC Baltimore Past Chair of Plant Committee of Notre Dame of MD University (as well as several ad hoc committees) Actively managed nearly 1 billion dollars in renovations and new construction across all project types Specializes in Education Construction, Senior Living, as well as Adaptive re-use of Historic Structures which he actively acts as a developer


    Bob Mock

    GWWO, Inc. Architects

    Bob Mock, AIA Associate GWWO Architects An Associate at GWWO, Bob Mock skillfully coordinates large and often complex project teams for the firm’s institutional clients, including many universities and school systems. His attention to detail and close coordination with clients and design team members have resulted in the successful delivery of many multi-phase projects with long-term schedules. Bob is a member of the AIA and Site & Facilities Committee for Logos Academy. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


    Jim French

    French Development Company, Inc.

    Jim’s involvement in the field of community development began thirty-eight years ago when he served in the Peace Corps in West Africa. He joined the French Companies in 2002 as a Development Associate after spending fifteen years working for the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development and the Department of Planning. While working for Baltimore City, he earned his Masters Degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland and a certificate in Real Estate Development Finance. Jim’s work as an urban planner gave him insight into the strengths and challenges of Baltimore City neighborhoods. Jim developed a deep interest and commitment to economic justice and regional equity which he brings to his work with the French Companies. Since 2008, he has been the President of French Development, LLC and is a Principal and Vice President of the Towner Management Company, French’s property management affiliate. He is responsible for the oversight of all company real estate development projects, many of which include low-income housing tax credits and focus on promoting greater regional equity and opportunity for families seeking affordable housing. Jim has lived in Baltimore City for the past thirty years with his family. He serves on a several community boards and commissions, including Baltimore City’s Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation, the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, the Market Center Community Development Corporation, Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation and the Baltimore County Affordable Housing Work Group. In 2018 he received the Housing Person of the Year Award from the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition.


    Maurice Gaskin

    Assistant Director, Baltimore City Public Schools

    Mr. Gaskins brings Twenty-Five-plus Years (25+) years of Facilities & Construction Management experience. He has successfully completed of a wide range of award-winning construction/development projects in both the public and private sectors, including office buildings, educational (university/k-12) buildings, retail, interior fit-out, large infrastructure projects and historical renovations. His expertise includes strong management of multiple project team (Architects, Engineers & Trade Professionals). Mr. Gaskins is a candidate for Project Management Professional (PMP) & Storm Water Management Accredited Professional with extensive sitework and general contracting proficiency including site planning and value engineering studies and cost estimating experience. His vertical construction portfolio has earned him a reputation of an industry leader & innovator in the Mid-Atlantic Region.


    Tyler Tate

    President, Lewis Contractors

    Tyler joined Lewis Contractors in 2007, shortly after receiving his MS in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University, later becoming a Registered Professional Civil Engineer. He became Lewis Contractors’ President in 2013, leading the team of seventy men and women whose skills in new construction, occupied renovations/additions and historic renovations are principally centered around private institutions and non-profit clients. Under his leadership the firm has completed challenging award winning projects for such clients as the Walters Art Museum, the Mount Vernon Conservancy’s Washington Monument restoration, the earthquake restoration of the Baltimore Basilica, Johns Hopkins University, Port Discovery Children’s Museum and the Parks and People Foundation. Recent projects have included restoration of the Roland Water Tower, creation of Exploration Commons for Carroll County Public Library, the Mount de Sales Academy Performing Arts Center, the Sheppard Pratt Behavioral Health Hospital and renovations to St. Mary’s Seminary and University – all recipients of this year’s ABC Baltimore’s Excellence in Construction Awards. His civic affiliations include the Board of Financial Administration and Annual Gala for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, association with Preservation Maryland where he was the Vice President of the Board, the Board of Advisors for Homewood House Museum, and the Board of Directors for the Maryland Center for History and Culture. In 2019 he was named as one of the Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 business leaders in metropolitan Baltimore, chairs the Building Committee for St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and was appointed to the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre in 2017


    Ben Morgan

    VP, Barton Malow Company

    Ben Morgan started his career in construction 31 years ago, which includes the last 25 years with Barton Malow. After graduating from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering, Ben began his career in project management with the Milwaukee Urban League and then as a Project Engineer with Toki & Associates, Inc., an engineering firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined Barton Malow in 1996 as a field superintendent and quickly moved into management positions and ultimately to Vice President – a position he now holds. In 2006, Ben received a Master’s of Science Degree from University of Maryland College Park, specializing in Construction Management. He has a diverse project history, which includes assignments on detention centers, stadium, and convention center projects to educational facilities. His focus over the past twenty-four years has been servicing higher education, sports, and healthcare clients, including Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Morgan State University, and Coppin State University to name a few. In 2016, Ben successfully graduated from Leadership Maryland. He was also the recipient of Barton Malow’s first-ever “Ben C. Maibach, Jr., Leadership Award,” an honor named after the past CEO of Barton Malow awarded to employees with high leadership qualities. Ben remains active in Baltimore-focused community organizations and efforts. Ben’s most notable personal accomplishment thus far in life is being the Chairman of the Board of Deacons at Fulton Baptist Church. This position has allowed him to serve people in need and has taught him that it is much better to give then to receive. His highest career achievement is becoming the Vice President of Barton Malow’s Maryland office. This position allows him to lead a group of professionals in a direction that is much greater than any one person and forges unity, diversity, and accountability. Ben also teaches as Adjunct Professor in Morgan State University’s Construction Management Department and serves on Morgan State University’s Construction Management Advisory Committee as Chairperson. Ben is married to Rev. Stacey Morgan. They have three children: Kristopher, Korynne, and BJ (Ben Jr.).

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