Background In Excellence
With tens of millions of square feet of construction between them, and a wide range of facility types, BCCG’s leadership and management experience is impressive. Collectively, our Senior Leadership has an average of 20 years of recent, relevant experience in the industries we serve. BCCG professionals have design and construction experience in client capital improvement programs valued at over $1 billion. Further, our people have held key positions in companies that historically and currently rank in the top 10 percent in the Engineering News Records’ Top 400 Contractors.
In their careers, our team members have successfully led and managed projects for such industry leaders as General Motors, Toyota, Lockheed Martin, Mercedes, Daewoo, Samsung, Hyundai, Sysco, Citibank, Marriott, American Axle, Caterpillar, Valeo, FedEx, American Tire Distributors, Boeing, General Electric, U.S. Steel, Eli Lilly, Imagine Schools, NHA Schools, Highmark School Development, Marathon, BASF, and many other Fortune 500 firms.
Mark founded the firm as a national construction organization. Mark is responsible for company strategy and the overall performance and success of the organization. Additionally, Mark’s well-rounded experience in project management, estimating, and operations allows him to help the team solve inevitable issues that arise during a job. A responsible and seasoned leader with 26 years of experience, Mark has held nearly every role in construction over the course of his career. His experience in industrial and commercial projects spans across the U.S. and ranges in size from 30,000 to 750,000 square feet. His long list of clients includes Chrysler, FedEx, American Tire Distributors, USPS, Ford, and GM. Mark has also been involved with multiple research and development facilities for clients such as Valeo, Ford Land, and Husky Automotive. His body of work totals over 14 million square feet of commercial, educational, research, and industrial facilities.
Mark is an Alumni of Kansas State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management. He also earned a Master’s Degree from Walsh College. Mark is married and has a school-aged son. His family enjoys the beach and boating on Lake Michigan.
Paul H. Lemley
Executive Vice President
Paul is focused on the delivery of solutions to Clients in market segments where he has a long history and strong understanding. Paul brings over 20 years of experience delivering design and construction solutions both nationally and internationally in the America’s, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Paul is focused on the education, industrial, healthcare, and research market sectors. Paul’s engineering background, coupled with deep insight of both technical and business issues for a broad variety of markets, strengthens BCCG’s position to create viable solutions for our Clients.
Paul is a graduate of Lawrence Technological University, where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering and Technology. In his early career, Paul began working on the Owner’s side of the business as part of a team, managing a $2.6 billion capital improvement program for a major manufacturer. Paul deepened his knowledge and experience during his tenure with one of the premier architectural and engineering firms in the U.S., managing design and Design-Build solutions for a cadre of international companies with complex facility needs. These companies include Ford, Toyota, Hyundai, Daewoo, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Spectrum Health, Pfizer, Marriott, GM, General Electric, and BASF. One of Paul’s specialties is creating partnerships with Clients, designers, and suppliers to create viable facility solutions for Clients wherever they need to expand their presence. Key projects Paul has led or held an integral role include: laboratory and manufacturing spaces for the F-22 Fighter; a $200M Children’s Hospital; five-star hotels in Snowmass and Aspen Colorado, multiple headquarters buildings for Fortune 500 firms; Design-Build of a LEED Gold, 2.7 million square-foot, advanced manufacturing facility; building a team for the concurrent Design-Build of over 30 Charter school campuses across the U.S. within a seven-month period; and a $100 million Senior Living construction program in two states.
Paul is passionate about public service and has served on the Executive Committee for the National Associated Builders and Contractors in Washington D.C. He is also a past President of The Boy Scouts of America and Board Member for multiple Councils. Paul is active in a number of charities, including co-founding the Clays for Kids Foundation, which has donated over $350,000 for children in need. Paul is married, has two children, and enjoys camping with his family.
Vice President of Pre-construction
In this role, Damon oversees Pre-construction phase services focused on the creation of a high-value, feasible solution for the Client. After acceptance of the concept, Damon’s team continues to control the design to ensure program requirements, including budgets, are met. His responsibilities include estimating, value engineering, initial scheduling, procurement, and bidding.
Damon’s national experience and background encompasses a diverse range of projects in multiple market sectors. Projects include; fully-automated distribution facilities, environmental chambers, laboratories, crash barrier, design studios, and research and engineering buildings; charter schools, private schools, preschools, and daycare centers in the education sector; as well as corporate offices, manufacturing, and multi-story self-storage projects. Damon has worked closely with Clients including Ford, FedEx, Carhart, Peterbilt, Amcor, Wilsonart, Nestle, Lowes, Owens and Minor, and American Tire Distributors. Damon’s accomplishments include a $500 million co-location project, redevelopment of a 250-acre Brownfield parcel to a big box retail facility, and expansion of a subsidiary from 30 locations to 150.
Damon received a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management from Western Michigan University and is a licensed constructor in a dozen states across the U.S. He is married and has two teenage daughters involved in music. Damon and his wife enjoy camping and climbing the sand dunes in their Jeep.
Director of Construction
Michael oversees all of BCCG’s current projects and leads the Operation Team through the construction phase to project close. Michael’s experience includes project management of numerous successful projects – from a $6.5 million school addition up to a $157 million government MV-22 aviation complex. His depth of experience encompasses pre-construction services, both on-site and remote project management, safety evaluations, buyout and subcontractor managements, project close-out, and claims resolution.
He has his undergraduate degree in construction management from BGSU, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Dayton. He is very involved with Habitat for Humanity and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Director of Development Services
As BCCG’s Director of Development Services, Timothy Lemoine is responsible for providing oversight and leadership from initial project conceptualization through the design-to-budget process. This includes all land development-related functions such as planning/zoning approvals, entitlements, and utilities.
He brings over 25 years of design and construction experience to the team with an emphasis on various commercial, private, and charter school projects. Timothy has a verifiable track record for the successful completion of multi-million dollar projects providing end-to-end services by developing partnerships and building positive relationships with land-use attorneys, architects, engineers, local officials, subcontractors, and Clients.
Dean Boik, Regional Director, brings over 35 years of expertise in construction. He has fulfilled various leadership positions, developing and managing staff to deliver major capital investments including National Project Director, Vice President of Project Development, and Director of Facilities to name a few. Over the last decade, Dean has focused on Project Development and Pre-construction for national Clients, implementing prototypical building programs around the United States. These projects include commercial projects in leased spaces, repurposing buildings, and new construction greenfield solutions. Dean’s involvement in these programs ranges from early concept development and project test fits to lease negotiations, zoning, permitting, and design through construction and commissioning. His leadership entails a fresh-eyes approach to project delivery, creating robust and thorough development processes with higher efficiencies, controlling costs, and improving team performance.
Dean received an Associate of Arts in Business Administration from Davenport University. His accomplishments in the industrial and manufacturing space include directing Design-Build delivery of numerous industrial facilities ranging from automotive design studios and validation labs to complex manufacturing plants. As Project Director in the charter school and private education sectors, Dean has successfully guided schools through programming and operational requirements to develop master plans and prototypical concepts. He has applied knowledge to deliver exceptional solutions to Clients, delivering functional sites and high-performing schools while overcoming project challenges.
S.E. (Chip) Harp
director of Business Development
As Director of Business Development, S.E. (Chip) Harp leads our team in assisting charter school and other Clients find the path forward to a complete facility solution. Chip works with Clients at the very earliest stage of facility need to understand affordability, program costs, concepts, and mobilizing the BCCG team to develop a facility solution. As part of his role, Chip’s long-standing relationships with key financial partners and developers allows him to lead our Clients to all the resources needed to own or lease a new facility. In addition, he is a member of BCCG’s management team and focuses on understanding changes in the marketplace, the issues our Clients face, and ensures BCCG offers solutions that address today’s challenges.
Chip has held a wide range of executive roles over his 30-year career. He has worked in banking, land development, and construction over his career, giving him a broad range of understanding and skills to assist our Clients in creating facility solutions. Chip’s experience and skill in listening to Client needs and moving them forward is well respected across the U.S. Harp is committed to our Clients’ needs in developing, constructing, and owning facilities for charter schools.
Chip is a graduate of Valdosta State University, Langdale College of Business, and has a Bachelor of Business Administration -Management degree. He is married and lives with his family in Georgia. He is based in Atlanta. Chip values community involvement and serves on multiple Volunteer Boards in support of his community. .
Heather is responsible for the company’s financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, and more. Her experience in construction finances spans over 19 years. Because of the different roles she has held in the past, Heather is an exact and timely Controller. Working closely with key people, she ensures project billing is done accurately so that Clients are confident in all expenses throughout the project. A graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting Information Systems, Heather is well-versed in the best practices of her position. She is currently enrolled at the University of Michigan working on her Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting. When she and her husband are not watching their nieces and nephews on the baseball field, Heather enjoys reading anything she can get her hands on.