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Banking on Hope, BE&K Building Group adds BD ace Alexander

Banking on Hope, BE&K Building
Group adds BD ace Alexander

P R E S S  R E L E A S E | Sep 14, 2015

(GREENVILLE, SC - September 9, 2015) Hope Alexander has joined BE&K Building Group as vice president of business development. Based in Chicago, Alexander will focus on further expanding the design-builder’s business nationally — specifically in the advanced manufacturing, aerospace, life sciences, emerging technology, food/beverage and commercial/mixed-use sectors.

Alexander brings nearly 30 years of experience selling, marketing and managing all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction business development; often focused on material handling and building industry-related technology services. A former director with Gehry Technologies, Alexander's strong industry background includes more than 15 years with Chicago design-builder McClier and its eventual owner AECOM. She holds a degree in economics from the University of Michigan.

“We welcome Hope to our leadership team. Her extensive experience in the construction industry and national relationships will help us continue to grow our footprint,” said Frank Holley, Executive Vice President, who leads BE&K Building Group’s company-wide business development and marketing efforts. “She joins a strong and talented team, and we look forward to an exciting future.”

Asked what she considers the greatest lesson learned so far in her career, Alexander answered this way. "It’s important to stay current, creative and fresh," she said. "Maintaining an awareness of the market's dynamics and latest innovations, as well as possessing the willingness to make changes is critical to success. One must always be learning and improving."

BE&K Building Group, a Pernix Group Company, offers a wide variety of construction management services and project delivery methods. Headquartered in Greenville, SC, the company has full-service regional operations in Charleston, SC; Research Triangle Park, NC; Washington, DC; Chicago IL; and Houston TX.

In the last decade alone, BE&K Building Group has successfully delivered building programs for well-known firms like American Honda Motor Company, BASF, Boeing, Duke Medicine, DuPont, General Mills, Ferguson Enterprises, Gulfstream Aerospace, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Purdue Pharma, Sysco Foods, and Triumph Aerostructures


BE&K Building Group is a diversified construction services company serving advanced manufacturing, industrial, life sciences, research & development, commercial/mixed-use and institutional clients.

We attribute BE&K Building Group’s solid reputation to our steadfast commitment to safety and an injury-free workplace, along with our people-sensitive culture, focus on diversity, sustainability, and our devotion to meeting client needs. 

Pernix Group, our parent company, is a leading construction services company providing comprehensive services to private clients and public agencies around the globe. They have been recognized by ENR magazine as being one of the Top 50 U.S. Contractors Working Abroad for the last four years in a row. BE&K Building Group is the primary U.S. construction arm for Pernix Group.

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