BOSTON, MA — Suffolk announced the hiring of Tim Stroud as National Chief Operating Officer. The appointment of Mr. Stroud will bolster the Suffolk leadership team while integrating and standardizing construction management operations throughout the organization.
Mr. Stroud will serve as a resource for regional leadership teams and will closely coordinate opportunity reviews, ensure important information is cascaded to all Suffolk jobsites, leverage data to continuously track operations performance nationally, and drive Suffolk’s national safety culture.
“We are committed to expanding our services into vertical business units to add value for clients throughout the building lifecycle, but construction will always be our core competency,” said John Fish, Chairman and CEO of Suffolk. “Tim will play an integral role in helping us achieve our ambitious operations goals. His strong leadership qualities and well-rounded operations experience will be an incredible asset for Suffolk during this next stage of growth and expansion. We are thrilled to have him on the team.”
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Mr. Stroud has overseen signature projects in the commercial, education, healthcare, transportation and government sectors, led teams that managed heavy civil and infrastructure self-perform construction projects, and worked in various regions across the United States. Prior to his new role at Suffolk, Mr. Stroud served as President of Atkinson Construction, a subsidiary of Clark Construction, and previously led strategy, research and development at Clark where he planned and executed on projects that provided competitive advantages in its category, including leading initiatives focused on 3D visualization, preconstruction services, and virtual design and construction.
Suffolk is committed to strengthening its project operations nationally and ensuring a more consistent and predictable approach to innovation and project management. Suffolk project teams are curious, inventive, flexible and forward-thinking, and they leverage cutting-edge technologies and processes to deliver significant value for clients. Their in-depth knowledge of every phase of a building construction project and proven expertise in constructability operations allows the organization to deliver faster, more efficient services and better outcomes for clients across the entire building lifecycle. Mr. Stroud’s strong expertise and background in operations will bolster Suffolk’s ability to deliver results for clients and redefine how the world builds.