Christine Stevens Named President of Construction
Syracuse, NY – VIP Structures, an integrated design-build firm, proudly announces the promotion of Christine Stevens to President of Construction. In this role, Christine spearheads strategic growth initiatives, implements methods to ensure seamless design-build and design-bid-build project delivery; and prioritizes quality, value, and the client experience throughout each project.
“Christine’s unwavering dedication to fostering an efficient and productive client and team experience is a key component of her success.”
– Meg Tidd, VIP Structures CEO
“Christine’s unwavering dedication to fostering an efficient and productive client and team experience is a key component of her success”, said Meg Tidd, CEO, VIP Structures. “From the initial vision to the final delivery, her attention to detail ensures every moving part aligns perfectly. We are thrilled to welcome Christine in this role and know that her influential leadership and management style not only greatly benefits our team, but it empowers our clients in attaining their objectives.”
As President of Construction, Christine delivers excellence by understanding and fulfilling each client’s distinct vision. She has a keen ability to transform ideas into reality while working collaboratively with clients to discover the most advantageous options, establish realistic schedules, manage budgets effectively, and allocate necessary resources. Christine also works with clients to assist with attaining economic development incentives.
Christine brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role, having previously served as the Senior Vice President and Interim General Manager of Construction, where she strengthened financial performance, operations, and morale; retained and recruited talented staff; and served as a role model for client relations and teamwork. Having also held various other leadership roles at VIP over the last seven years, Christine has led some of VIP’s largest and most complex projects, including Cryomech’s High-Tech Manufacturing facility in DeWitt and the redevelopment of the Post-Standard building in Downtown Syracuse. Furthermore, she has extensive experience in development, commercial real-estate, sales, and project management.
“We are grateful for Christine’s leadership within our company, as she consistently prioritizes our clients’ best interests. With employees, she empowers each team member to bring forth their best.”
– Cynthia Hernandez, Chief People Strategist, VIP Structures
“We are grateful for Christine’s leadership within our company, as she consistently prioritizes our clients’ best interests. With employees, she empowers each team member to bring forth their best,” said Cynthia Hernandez, Chief People Strategist, VIP Structures. “Her guidance, mentorship and support have cultivated an environment where talent thrives, and we look forward to watching her continued growth.”
Christine earned her Master’s Degree in International Relations & Economics from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. in Political Science from Fordham University. Before joining VIP Structures, Christine worked in commercial real estate where she led development projects and managed a diverse portfolio of real estate assets. She also spent fifteen years working in international development and living overseas, responsible for program management, strategic planning, budgeting and reporting, public relations, and donor coordination.
Read more about Christine and her new position on syracuse.com.
About VIP Structures
VIP Structures is a national design-build firm headquartered in Syracuse, NY. VIP has over 45 years of professional experience in architecture, construction, and development, as well as in-house engineering and property management expertise for commercial, industrial, and institutional clients. For more information, visit www.vipstructures.com.
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