Vice President of Preconstruction
As Vice President of Preconstruction at ReArch Company, Chris provides overall leadership and direction on preconstruction project development. Chris serves as the client’s direct point of contact throughout the development and preconstruction process to advocate for team collaboration, innovation, and consistency of high-quality services on every ReArch project. He leverages his past experience to promote energy conservation and sustainable building practices, and he will use his background in team management to lead, cultivate, and mentor team members. Chris coordinates with the estimating department to ensure accurate scope and Owner requirements are conveyed and priced accordingly.
Chris believes that the most successful projects are the result of deep, empathic listening to clients’ needs, a clear understanding of project requirements, and attention to detail.
Prior to joining ReArch Company, Chris held a wide range of management positions throughout his career, beginning with over a decade at Boston-based architecture firm DiNisco Design, where he specialized in designing learning environments and he became a Vice President. In 2004, Chris moved to Middlebury, VT to be the Architecture Operations Manager at Bread Loaf Corporation and went on to become the Vice President of Architecture for over 14 years. His most recent experience was Principal of his own firm, Bellwether Architects. Throughout his career, Chris has enjoyed creating award-winning buildings of significance with a focus on client satisfaction, energy and sustainability, and building lasting relationships.
Chris graduated Cum Laude and earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1991 from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI.
Passionate about all things outdoors and with the opportunity to raise his family in Vermont, Chris and his wife, Lesley, moved from Boston in 2004 with their three children. Outside of work, Chris enjoys the wide range of outdoor sports Vermont has to offer. He can also be found building furniture, maple sugaring, and creating watercolor and soft pastel art. Chris is inspired by the beauty of the natural world that surrounds us.