New York, NY (February 07, 2019) — Global Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (GISI), a diversified engineering and construction industry enterprise with seven leading construction, program and project management companies, has named Daniel P. McQuade as Managing Director.
McQuade will be responsible principally for strategic growth. He will engage with new partner companies seeking the unique GIS concept for ownership transition, growth and diversification, as well as assist partner firms to exploit the benefits of working with other members of the GISI group to better serve their clients.
“Dan is no stranger to construction management and is well-known by our management team as well as by many in our industry,” said Dick Newman, Chairman of GISI. “His extensive experience and expertise over more than 30 years will make him a significant contributor to our growth and success.”
McQuade was Group President—Construction Services for AECOM where he led mega-pursuits in building construction and engaged on strategic mergers and acquisitions-related work while pursuing global partnerships with contractors. He was previously President of Tishman Construction. He is on the Board of Directors of the Construction Industry Round Table and Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp, and Advisory Board Member of Cornell University Civil Engineering School.
“I am pleased to join GISI in pursuing its partnering with construction and project management firms. GISI has a unique business model, and more than 50% of employees in current merger companies are owners—allowing them to build wealth while the companies maintain their strong culture and identities,” said McQuade. “My travels and relationships have taught me that there are many great organizations seeking these benefits.”
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Global Infrastructure Solutions — GISI is a unique model for creating value. Our companies embrace a new model of partnership, where exceptional businesses can transition ownership, grow and diversify without compromising legacy. The GISI model provides access to global relationships, industry expertise, strategic capital, and employee ownership to empower diverse businesses, our people, and each unique culture to thrive. Our experienced team of engineering and construction executives bring global business knowledge to complement our partner firms’ project executions ensuring growth and performance excellence at every level of the business. By providing all employees the opportunity to be shareholders, accountability permeates our organization, engaging our workforces to build greater value, together, for our clients and shareholders.