Fortney & Weygandt’s most defining strength that has led our success since 1978 has surely been our staff. Whether our field staff, our project management team, or our internal support members, this is a group of professionals marked by long-term stability leading to one of the most qualified and knowledgeable construction teams in the industry. Our project managers, for example, have a combined total of 178 years project management experience, which averages 20 years experience per person. The result is a company unmatched in delivering quality construction services with craftsmanship, customer satisfaction and integrity. In effect, the entire Fortney & Weygandt staff is the “A” Team.
Management is committed to contributing to the accomplishment of each project undertaken. Below are just three of the people who will provide the leadership to make your project successful, Greg Freeh, CEO , Mitch Lapin, President and Kris Martin, Treasurer.
Greg Freeh, CEO
With a degree in Civil Engineering, Greg Freeh joined the organization in 1983 and soon became Bob Fortney’s “right hand man”. He collaborates with the management team to achieve the company’s growth strategies. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, providing overall management leadership for all department leaders. He ensures that business operations are efficient and effective while optimizing the company’s staffing and resources. Greg actively develops and monitors strategies for ensuring the company’s long-term financial viability.
As CEO, Greg will focus on long term strategic planning, developing the next generation of senior management and streamlining internal business processes. Freeh will continue with his active role in business development and project estimating.
Mitch Lapin, President
Mitch Lapin joined Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. in 1994, starting as a Project Manager, then Vice President, and now President. His responsibilities are to drive the growth of Fortney & Weygandt, Inc.’s general contracting service nationwide. Lapin will work closely with Fortney & Weygandt’s Board of Directors, Management Team and all employees to serve clients and partners on all projects.
Mitch holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami, Miami, Florida and a Master of Science in Construction Management from Case Western University , Cleveland, Ohio.
Kris Martin, Treasurer
Kris Martin has managed Fortney & Weygandt’s Accounting Department and finances since 1997. She is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all accounting practices, policies and procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP and internal controls.
Kris holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is also the treasurer for the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).