PROVIDENCE, RI, January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Jay Pendergrass has joined Gilbane Building Company as Vice President and Director of Supply Chain Management and Equipment. In this position, he will lead Gilbane’s supply chain team, developing and implementing a company-wide strategy for sourcing equipment and materials, creating cost savings and operational efficiencies.
Pendergrass has extensive experience in the construction industry having served as a global leader in supply chain management and operations excellence. Recognized as a trusted leader, Pendergrass has a proven track record of driving results and transformation efforts across three Fortune-sized companies. He has experience managing and implementing measurable improvements across integrated supply chain platforms while ensuring strategic alignment towards goals such as cost reduction, innovation, risk management and supplier performance. Additionally, he is able to collectively lead progress towards supply chain sustainability goals and enhance opportunities for diverse and local market participation. Pendergrass has also successfully managed various domestic and international operations, driving implementation and training across global resource bases.
“Over the past five years, Gilbane has built a robust supply chain team that creates value for our project teams and customers Jay Pendergrass Leadership will be a tremendous addition to our strategy,” said Daniel M Gilbane, Executive Vice President and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Gilbane Building Company. “The pandemic has further highlighted the criticality of proactive supply chain planning to project delivery. Jay’s extensive supply chain experience will ensure our customers and teams are set to succeed and achieve results that support Gilbane’s sustainability and diversity commitments.”
“My goal is to understand the needs of our businesses, projects and customers and to develop expedient strategies, optimizing costs while mitigating risk with suppliers,” he said Jay Pendergrass, Vice President and Director of Supply Chain Management and Equipment. “This approach allows us to focus on the investments that maximize positive outcomes for clients. Throughout my career I have focused on supply chain strategy to create value and increase profitability. I couldn’t be more excited to be joining a great team and contributing to Gilbane’s corporate and business unit goals while delivering quality, innovation and cost and schedule security to our customers.”
Pendergrass will be based at Gilbane’s Houston, Texas Office with frequent travel to Gilbane offices across the country. He earned a master’s degree in business administration Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Emporia State University in Emporia, KS. He is a certified Lifetime CPM, Institute of Supply Management.
About the Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane offers clients across markets a full range of construction and facility related services – from pre-construction design and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facilities management services. Gilbane was founded in 1870 and is still a privately owned family business. Gilbane has more than 45 offices worldwide. For more information visit http://www.gilbaneco.com.
Lynn Rasic, Gilbane Building Company, 2128220319, [email protected]
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