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 two of the people who will provide the leadership to make your project successful, Mitch Lapin, President and Bard Fulton, Vice President.
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.
Bard Fulton, Vice President
Bard Fulton joined Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. in 2001 as a Project Manager overseeing the various multi-site rollout programs and was soon leading the department. Bard led the Multi-Site Rollout Division for 19 years with responsibilities that included supervising Project Managers, evaluating bids with the Estimating Department, working with the Accounting Department on job-specific financial matters and participating in efforts to generate new business.
Bard Fulton will be responsible for continuing to drive the growth of Fortney & Weygandt, Inc.’s general contracting service nationwide. Fulton will work closely with Fortney & Weygandt’s Board of Directors, Management Team and all employees to serve clients and partners on all projects.
Bard earned his Bachelors and his MBA from Kent State University and is LEED certified.