In his new role, Ted will continue leading a strategy of growth in the automotive manufacturing subsector, which is a particularly robust market currently both in the U.S. and Mexico, while providing executive oversight for current, ongoing and future automotive manufacturing projects.
“It’s been a pleasure to work with Ted over the nearly 20 years he has worked at Faithful+Gould,” said Senior Vice President and Manufacturing Sector Lead Jonathan Marshall. “Ted has always been an excellent project manager and team player, and I have no doubt he will be a key part of our efforts in the automotive subsector moving forward as we continue to grow and expand.”
"I look forward to working to grow this key subsector of our business and build on our reputation as a trusted service provider in the Americas.”
Ted O'Keeffe, Faithful+Gould Automotive Subsector Lead
Ted is based in our office in Greenville, South Carolina, and began working at Faithful+Gould in 1993. Since then, he has been a key team member on multiple automotive projects in North America, including work for BMW, Michelin, and most recently with Eisenmann on its paint shop project for the new Volvo plant. His roles have ranged from on-site construction management and project management to owner’s representative and value engineering services.
At the news of his promotion Ted shared, “I am excited to take on this role and to continue to be an intricate part of our Faithful+Gould team. I look forward to working to grow this key subsector of our business and build on our reputation as a trusted service provider in the Americas.”
Overall, Ted has 29 years of experience in construction consulting and is well versed in all phases of project development, particularly in on-site construction management of large, multi-million dollar projects. As a project manager, he is experienced in overseeing all phases of a project from initial feasibility planning through design and construction management. His expertise extends from design and procurement consulting to strong cost management and project controls.