The Christman Company has promoted Marty Gibbs to senior vice president and general manager of the construction management and real estate development firm’s regional office in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Gibbs, who has served in construction management in Knoxville since 1998, started with Rentenbach Constructors Inc., and provided vital leadership in 2013 when the company merged with Christman. He served as vice president and general manager for the Knoxville operations before his recent promotion.
“In a region where the depth of your relationships is critical to success, Marty Gibbs shines,” Christman President and CEO Steve Roznowski said. “His ability to lead among leaders makes him an asset to any collaboration. Recently promoted to senior vice president and general manager in Knoxville, Marty is focused on the power of partnerships, the strength of community and the delivery of Christman’s commitments.”
During Gibbs’ tenure, Christman has been recognized by the Knoxville Chamber with a Pinnacle Business Award for its impact on regional economic prosperity. Projects underway in the region include the renovation of the University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium and renovation of the TVA East Tower for use by UT and Knox County Schools.
He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (LPE) and a construction specialist in higher education, healthcare and other facilities and also is American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) certified and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate.
Gibbs earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from UT in 1998 and an Executive MBA in strategic leadership in 2021 from the university’s Haslam College of Business.
One of the country’s leading professional construction services firms, The Christman Company offers construction management, general contracting, design/build, program management, real estate development, self-perform and millwork services. In addition to rewarding careers, Christman offers competitive pay, generous benefits program, regular training and professional development. Interested candidates can see open positions and sign up for job alerts at christmanco.com/careers.
About The Christman Company
The Christman Company, founded in 1894, is one of the country’s leading professional construction services firms. The company’s award-winning services include construction management, general contracting, design/build, program management, real estate development, self-performed skilled trades and millwork services. Christman specializes in a variety of construction markets, including government, higher and K12 education, industrial and power, healthcare, historic preservation and corporate office. Ranked at No. 92 in the Engineering News-Record ENR 400 top contractors nationally and 48 in the ENR 100 Construction Management-at-Risk firms, Christman has more than $4 billion in construction underway managed by 485 professional employees across five states throughout the Southeast U.S., the Midwest, the Southwest U.S., and the Mid-Atlantic. For more information, visit christmanco.com, and connect on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.