News Release: April 24, 2019
Newport News-based construction manager W. M. Jordan Company announced last week the appointment of Michael W. DuBose, 38, to the role of Project Executive.
As project executive, Dubose works to maintain operational excellence and client satisfaction while mentoring the next generation of young leaders for the company.
DuBose’s career exemplifies W. M. Jordan Company’s philosophy of growing leaders from within. The firm encourages staff to take on increasing levels of responsibility, learning to manage complex and diverse projects with experienced mentors to guide the way.
DuBose began his career with W. M. Jordan Company in 1999 as a summer intern while studying building construction at Virginia Tech. He developed his talents as a construction manager by serving as a project engineer, project manager, estimator, and most recently as senior project manager on more than two dozen projects across Coastal Virginia. He has served both public and private clients including the US Army, US Navy, Christopher Newport University, the College of William and Mary and Gold Key | PHR Hotels and Resorts.
DuBose’s expertise with high-rise building construction led to completion of the award-winning, $110 million “The Main” Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Norfolk, Va. He recently began construction of the new $131 million River Tower at Harbor’s Edge, a second tower of independent living apartments with health care wing for the high-end retirement community in Norfolk. As project executive, he is mentoring the construction management team building the new 18-story, $85 million oceanfront Marriott Hotel in Virginia Beach, Va.
A proponent of lifelong learning, DuBose holds a Bachelor of Science in building construction from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the College of William and Mary. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Poquoson Education Foundation. A member of the Associated General Contractors of Virginia, he previously served as director of the AGCVA Virginia Construction Industry Education Foundation and is a past-president of the Peninsula District. He resides in his native Poquoson, Va. with his wife Kristin and their two children.
Company president Ronald J. Lauster said, “Mike DuBose leads with integrity. His attention to detail and ability to mentor those around him is a winning formula that continually provides results for our clients and the W. M. Jordan team.”
Founded by Robert T. Lawson and William M. Jordan in 1958, W. M. Jordan provides construction management, design-build, development, virtual construction, sustainability and contracting services to a diverse clientele in Virginia and the Carolinas. The company offers industry-leading strategies for green initiatives, supplier diversity, virtual and augmented reality, preconstruction services, design-build solutions and public-private partnerships.
W. M. Jordan Company’s customer and employee-focused business model is defined by its guiding philosophy of “The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence”, which requires continuous creativity, innovation, and improvement. The firm is dedicated to the concept of lifelong learning, developing future leaders through its corporate intern program, promoting good health and teamwork through its wellness program, and by giving time and resources to the community. Visit www.wmjordan.com for more information.
Media Contact: Cheryl Browne
(757) 596-6341 [email protected]