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By assembling complementary expertise across all stages of building, we offer our clients comprehensive solutions that minimize disruption and maximize function for the environments they envision.

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Our work successfully meets design intent, budgetary goals, and timelines by building the right team.

Key Team Members

Jim Tully, PE, LEED AP

CEO & President

32 years experience in design, development and construction. Directed 5M square feet of builds.

Jeremy M. Fortier, FACHE, SASHE, PMP, CHC, LEED AP

Executive Director

Skilled at building high-performing teams to deliver successful builds across sectors. Manages culture of continuous learning.

Erin Bolduc

Director | Design & Construction

21 years in commercial construction and development. Oversaw major Triangle area builds.

David Parker, PE, LEED AP

COO & Vice President

23 years experience focused on efficiently managing large-scale projects. Oversees budget, schedule, quality control.

Leslie Colucci, RA, MHA

Director | Planning & Strategy

Licensed architect with 18 years in healthcare facility planning and design. Managed projects from $500K to $500M.

Randy Berger

Director | Operations

Randy has delivered over 2.5 million SF of industrial warehouse, commercial office and healthcare space.

Benjamin Snyder, MSBC, MBA

Director | Design & Construction

18 years experience across project types. Managed $400M hospital expansion portfolio.

Erin Bolduc

Erin Bolduc

Director of Design & Construction
21 years in commercial construction and development. Oversaw major Triangle area builds.
Leslie

Leslie Colucci

Director, Planning & Strategy

Licensed architect with 18 years in healthcare facility planning and design. Managed projects from $500K to $500M.
David Parker

Jackson Hendricks

Assistant Development Manager

Jackson brings a fresh perspective and energy to DCI with experience contributing across our project sectors developing feasibility studies and conceptual site layouts for DCI projects.
David Parker

Randy Berger

Senior Project Manager

Randy has delivered over 2.5 million SF of industrial warehouse, commercial office and healthcare space.
Sam Marshall

Sam Marshall

Project Manager

As the main point of contact for major hospital initiatives, Sam provides expertise and oversight through all phases of construction, from planning to completion.
Jim Tully

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Jim Tully, PE, LEED AP

CEO & President

Jim Tully is a highly accomplished and detail-oriented real estate and construction executive, with over 32 years of experience in design, development, and construction. As the president of DCI, he leverages his extensive expertise to assemble outstanding design and construction teams while effectively managing all aspects of design, entitlement, and construction processes.

Prior to starting at DCI, Jim held several key positions, including serving as the Director of Design and Construction. Jim played an integral role in the successful development of nearly 5 million square feet of office and warehouse properties across the country. His strategic planning and leadership skills led to efficient project execution and outstanding results.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, Jim brings a strong technical foundation to his executive role. He combines his technical expertise with outstanding communication and relationship-building skills to establish collaborative partnerships with clients. This allows him to gain a deep understanding of their unique needs and deliver tailored solutions that align with their goals.

Jim Tully’s passion for excellence, extensive industry knowledge, and ability to drive successful project outcomes make him an exceptional leader in the real estate and construction field. He continues to shape the industry landscape with his commitment to delivering high-quality results and exceeding client expectations.

David Parker, PE, LEED AP

COO & Vice President

David has worked in development and construction management for nearly 25 years, bringing a unique perspective on efficiently managing large-scale projects and building and operating teams of client advocates for lasting success.

With every project and client assignment, David builds teams tailored to the specific project, strategically allocating resources and information to maximize success for the client and project. His connections and knowledge bring solutions and talent to a project that otherwise would not be available to an owner, through strategic, logical and critical thinking. Long term, repeat, and multi-project clients trust and appreciate that David knows how to do all the worrying and solving on their behalf.

Prior to joining DCI, David was a Preconstruction Manager at Duke Realty where he was responsible for preconstruction and construction management. During his tenure at Duke, David gained significant experience in conceptual estimating, scheduling, design, entitlement and construction of high-rise, office, medical and industrial projects, along with land and property acquisition and disposition.

‌Before his time at Duke, David was a Project Manager for Shimizu North America where he managed complex engineering and automotive construction projects. The intricate projects with Shimizu created a strong sense of analytical and logical thinking that he applies to every project.

David provides executive oversight to all projects with a focus on resource allocation, budget and schedule management, quality control, and ensuring programmatic expectations are aligned with our client’s vision, leading to the successful delivery of all projects.

Erin Bolduc, Director

Director | Design & Construction

Erin brings over 21 years of experience in the commercial construction industry to the DCI team. Her extensive knowledge of both development and project management adds depth and capacity that help fulfill an array of needs for owners and developers alike.

As part of the DCI team, Erin plays a significant role in the delivery of office and healthcare projects. Most notably , Erin oversaw the development and construction of Panther Creek MOB I, Forty 540 II, and the redevelopment of UNC Hospitals Children’s Specialty Services Facility. Erin has mastered the art of leading clients, designers and vendors to complete high end successful projects on time and within budget. She has provided oversight and management on projects ranging in size from $50k to $150M.

Before joining DCI, Erin oversaw operating expenses and capital budgets for her previous employer who occupied over 1 million square feet in North America. With this expertise, Erin brings valued insight into how a facility will operate after construction is completed.

Erin’s expertise, technical knowledge, eye for design and programmatic efficiency, as well as her dedication to our clients, is unmatched.

Leslie Colucci, RA, MHA

Director | Planning & Strategy

Leslie Colucci is a licensed architect with a master’s degree in healthcare administration and over 18 years of experience in healthcare facility planning, programming, and design. Leslie brings a unique perspective and invaluable work experience that greatly benefit both the overall team and DCI clients.

Throughout her career, Leslie has worked on and led numerous projects in the healthcare industry. Her expertise spans master planning, renovation, and new construction projects, with budgets ranging from $500,000 to $500 million.

A highly successful manager, Leslie excels at building and nurturing client relationships throughout the development and building processes. She is known for her ability to manage key stakeholder relationships and collaborate with groups to surpass project goals while reducing costs through streamlined processes and practices.

Beyond her architectural skills, Leslie is an experienced speaker, a LEED Accredited professional, and a member of prestigious professional affiliations, such as the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Board, and American College of Healthcare Executives. These affiliations showcase her commitment to excellence in design, value base healthcare planning, and ongoing professional development.

Overall, Leslie Colucci’s unparalleled expertise, strong project management abilities, and extensive industry experience make her an ideal lead for the DCI team and clients.

Jeremy M. Fortier, FACHE, SASHE, PMP, CHC, LEED AP

Executive Director

As Executive Director at DCI, Jeremy builds high-performing teams that consistently deliver successful healthcare, industrial, commercial, and mixed-use development projects.

He provides expertise in entitlements, healthcare environment of care, design, project execution, sustainability, prefabrication, and cultivating a culture of continuous learning. His servant leadership philosophy and commitment to project success contribute to DCI’s continued growth.
Previously, Jeremy managed commercial portfolios up to 1 million SF and healthcare projects across 7 states for a large REIT. He most recently served as a regional manager overseeing planning, design, and construction for a large nonprofit health system in Indiana.

Jeremy holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in project management. His credentials include Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), Senior Associate of the American Society for Health Care Engineering (SASHE), Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC), Project Management Professional (PMP), and LEED Accredited Professional.

In his free time, Jeremy enjoys spending time with family and the outdoors. He serves on several healthcare advisory boards and supports Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and children’s camps.

Benjamin Snyder, MSBC, MBA

Director | Design & Construction

With over 18 years of planning, design, and construction experience, Ben’s expertise spans redevelopment projects, greenfield sites, complex renovations and multi-million dollar hospital additions. His broad range of experiences enables him to effectively manage diverse project types.

Ben’s adept project management capabilities, coupled with his ability to cultivate strong relationships with owners, architects, engineers, and consultants, have provided him with a solid foundation for success. His proven track record of managing complex projects, along with his ability to build and maintain strong client relationships, further enhance his value to the company.

Before joining DCI, Ben built and managed a hospital construction department capable of handling dynamic healthcare initiatives. Following this, he moved on to become a Senior Project Manager, overseeing a $400 million portfolio that included major additions at Duke Regional and Duke Raleigh Hospitals.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Science degree from NC State University, and both a Masters in Building Construction and a MBA from Virginia Tech. His commitment to his projects and his extensive experience in the industry make him a tremendous asset to DCI and continue to drive the company’s success.

Randy Berger

Director | Operations

Randy brings over 20 years of experience in commercial construction to his role as Senior Project Manager at DCI. His extensive knowledge of development and project management makes him an essential partner to owners and developers alike.

At DCI, Randy has delivered over 2.5 million SF of industrial warehouse, commercial office and healthcare space. This project experience has developed a well-rounded, in-depth understanding of critical project needs and is a proven catalyst in his ability to create and facilitate key discussions with stakeholders. Combining vast experience, a focus on quality and a deep working knowledge of commercial development, his clients trust the partnership he brings to projects and teams on their behalf.

Prior to DCI, Randy held positions at DPR Construction and Duke Realty, gaining experience in field coordination, preconstruction, development, and project management. His projects have ranged from 2,000 to 1.7 million SF across various sectors like warehouses, government and commercial office, healthcare, parking structures, and data centers.

This diverse experience provides Randy the knowledge to recognize and mitigate issues early while driving successful project execution.

Nick Callahan, PE, PMP

Project Manager

Nick Callahan is an accomplished project manager at DCI, bringing 9 years of well-rounded experience in commercial construction. In his role, Nick serves as the key contact through all phases of a project, from due diligence to completion and turnover. He has managed a diverse portfolio including industrial, office, senior living, multi-family, community centers, and collegiate athletics facilities.

Nick’s career has given him experience from multiple perspectives – subcontractor, general contractor, and owner’s representative. This has honed his ability to identify and collaborate with stakeholders to deliver optimal outcomes. At DCI, Nick works closely with all facets of the project team.

Known for his communication skills, Nick builds strong relationships with clients, architects, subcontractors, and vendors. He is focused on the critical details that drive project success. Nick has a proven track record for bringing complex commercial and industrial projects in on time and on budget.

Nick studied Civil Engineering at Purdue University – with an emphasis in Structural Engineering – and then continued on to obtain his Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Degree from Duke University and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Real Estate Specialization from Florida State University. Nick is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the states of North Carolina, Illinois, Ohio, and New Jersey as well as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Jackson Hendricks, PE

Development Manager

Jackson brings a fresh perspective and energy to DCI with experience contributing across our project sectors developing feasibility studies and conceptual site layouts for DCI projects. Jackson is a top notch translator for clients – understanding the nuance and vernacular between developers, design teams, legal partners, and general contractors.

In his role as Assistant Development Manager, Jackson supports projects from initial feasibility through design, permitting, and general contractor onboarding. For new sites, he creates conceptual layouts for discussion with developer clients and organizes hiring of the design team and consultants. Throughout permitting, Jackson reviews plans for efficiency and works to represent the client’s interests.

A key value Jackson provides is quick, reliable feedback on site feasibility and informed, well prepared budget estimates, allowing clients to make informed decisions about committing funds. His layouts and budgets often form the basis for client financial models. Jackson manages the budget and schedule through due diligence and projected construction.

Jackson has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University. As of November, 2023, he has earned his Professional Civil Engineering license. He is also active in the NAIOP Developing Leaders program for up-and-coming commercial real estate professionals.

Susan Holder

Executive Administrative Assistant

Susan leverages over 25 years of construction industry experience in her role as Executive Administrative Assistant at DCI. Her can-do attitude and adeptness at coordinating team members, clients, and consultants is an invaluable asset to the company.

Previously with Duke Realty, she supported construction teams from project start through closeout. Her construction knowledge spans industrial, healthcare, and commercial sectors. She provides administrative insight, takes responsibility for new processes, and keeps projects organized to seamlessly integrate with clients’ processes.

With experience in permits, contracts, pre-construction, and project completion, Susan makes sound decisions and serves as a resourceful team player. In addition, Susan coordinates office activities, schedules, events, and marketing at DCI. She manages the company’s licenses across numerous states, and assists with company insurance and financial audits.

Susan has supported construction managers and subcontractors. She is knowledgeable of building permit processes, contracts, and document control of project files. Her well-rounded expertise makes her a valuable contributor across all aspects of construction projects, from start to finish.

Emma Kessinger

Project Manager

Emma Kessinger brings extensive experience in healthcare construction to the DCI team. She understands the complexities of medical projects, including equipment, utilities, and building systems. Her background with a general contractor gave her broad knowledge of all trades to ensure quality. She appreciates a well-organized spreadsheet and streamlining processes for efficient results. This allows her to better manage budgets, and track deliverables through all phases of design and construction.

An excellent communicator, Emma develops genuine connections with her team and clients. She has strong attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture. She strives to understand client needs and ensure their expectations are met. At DCI, she advocates for the owner like their dollars were her own, and gives a voice for those who need to be heard.

Before DCI, Emma gained experience with civil construction and ground-up building expansions. This furthered her passion for development and construction. She feels confident solving inevitable challenges in the industry. Her varied background offers perspective on team dynamics and managing expectations. Emma takes pride in repeat clients and proven execution.

While in Georgia, Emma advanced professionally, obtaining her LEED Green Associate. Respected and admired by her peers, she was chosen to lead the DE&I committee for CREW Atlanta. We are excited for what her leadership will bring to our clients and to the larger industry in North Carolina.

Kendra Mackowiak

Executive Administrative Assistant

Kendra leverages over 25 years of administrative experience, including office management and executive assistance roles. As Executive Administrative Assistant at DCI, she assists with day-to-day operations, interacts with clients, partners with vendors, and manages administrative functions.

Kendra previously worked in Duke Realty’s construction department as an executive assistant. She wore many hats – creating proposals, facilitating trainings, managing financials and accounting, and more. Kendra excels at multitasking and readily takes on new challenges. She is organized, dependable, and energetic.

At DCI, Kendra promotes customer relations while maintaining confidentiality. She collaborates with project teams to drive efficiency and profitability. Her responsibilities span project administration, coordination, software solutions, and relationship management with authorities, contractors, and clients.

She assists project managers as needed with proposals, contractor relations, billing, meetings, permitting, closeouts and reporting. Kendra is committed to DCI’s culture and takes pride in streamlining administrative functions. Her versatility and initiative provide invaluable support across the company’s growing portfolio.

Sam Marshall

Project Manager

Sam Marshall is an accomplished project manager at DCI with over 10 years of experience managing complex healthcare construction projects. As the main point of contact for major hospital initiatives, Sam provides expertise and oversight through all phases of construction, from planning to completion.

Through his time at DCI, Sam has developed a reputation for proactively addressing issues and applying his extensive construction knowledge to deliver projects on time and within budget. He is committed to meeting specifications, maintaining safety standards, and achieving quality outcomes that satisfy clients.

Beyond his technical skills, Sam is known for his friendly, solutions-oriented approach and his ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. He aims to ensure a smooth experience for clients while also supporting his team.

Sam holds a BS in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at his church, and working on house projects. His dedication and well-rounded expertise make Sam a valued leader at DCI.

Thomas Ragsdale, AIA

Project Manager

With over 15 years of experience, Thomas is a skilled project manager and architect. He oversees diverse projects from start to finish, specializing in office, industrial, and healthcare.

Thomas has built strong relationships with DCI clients and all team members and stakeholders. Teams rely on his ability to understand project risks, how to mitigate those risks, and successfully lead design and construction teams to deliver complex projects on time and on budget.

Past projects include the 500,000 SF Bandwidth Corporate Campus, the 650,000 SF Park Point adaptive reuse campus, and the 600,000 SF expansion of RDU’s Terminal 1. Before joining DCI, Thomas served as Project Manager, Project Architect, and Construction Administrator at Gensler.

Thomas’s experience and leadership ensure complex projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards. His passion is creating spaces that serve client needs and stand the test of time.

Chris Shaip

Sr. Project Manager

Chris Shaip is an accomplished Senior Project Manager with over 21 years of experience in construction and project management. Chris joined the DCI team in 2018 and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table.

During his time at DCI, Chris has managed projects across multiple sectors, ranging from small upfits to ground up multi-building developments. Throughout his career in the construction industry, he has successfully coordinated activities with GCs and multiple subcontractors on multimillion-dollar projects, ensuring quality standards are met while adhering to strict schedules. Chris possesses a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of construction, ranging from budget development and project entitlements to supervising field operations and project closeout.

With his extensive experience as a project manager, Chris adds significant value to the DCI team by guiding clients through every stage of a project, from initial concept development to completion. His meticulous attention to detail and in-depth familiarity with clients’ projects enables him to effortlessly manage all aspects of construction projects.

Chris particularly enjoys working directly with clients, cultivating strong relationships that often lead to long-term partnerships. His ability to provide exceptional project management services ensures that clients’ goals are achieved effectively and efficiently.

Thomas Sullivan

Assistant Project Manager

Thomas is an assistant project manager with DCI with nearly five years in healthcare construction and project management. ​

​Currently Thomas is working on multiple projects across DCI sectors including healthcare, industrial, and residential. He assists teams with management of renovations, brownfield construction, and greenfield development. He supports logisitics planning and requirements needed to negotiate with the authority having jurisdiction during permitting. In addition, he is accomplished translating needs on behalf of project owners to ensure clarity between vendors, contractors, and clients.

With his personable and genuine nature, along with excellent written and technical communication skills, Thomas builds enduring professional relationships with clients, teammates, and project stakeholders. ​

The added value of his B.S. in engineering further strengthens a strong foundation for the technical aspects of work on behalf of DCI clients. ​

Steven A. Triggiano, AIA

Sr. Project Manager

Steve Triggiano brings over 30 years of experience in design and construction project management to his role as Senior Project Manager at DCI. As a licensed architect, he offers deep expertise managing projects and teams in the healthcare sector.

Steve is an accomplished leader skilled at guiding internal teams, external consultants, contractors, architects, and authorities through all phases of design. His ability to deliver projects on time and within budget has earned him clients’ trust and respect.

With his architectural background, Steve understands the nuances of design and can translate clients’ visions into buildable solutions. He fosters collaboration between stakeholders and brings a solutions-oriented approach to keep projects on track. Steve’s healthcare expertise allows him to navigate complex utility and equipment coordination for specialized facilities.

At DCI, Steve continues to deliver exceptional results for healthcare clients while mentoring up-and-coming project managers. His leadership and commitment to quality strengthens DCI’s portfolio of successful projects.