Skanska Announces Additions and Promotions within Mission Critical Center of Excellence

Press release 8/8/2016 10:00 AM EST

Skanska, one of the world’s leading construction and project development firms, today announced several new hires and promotions that will further build the firm’s competitive skills in the data center construction and consulting marketplace. 

“As we continue to deepen the bench of experience and innovative thinking at Skanska, we will continue to help our customers realize their visions for facilities that are agile and scalable, with an eye to the future of our digital world,” said Skanska Senior Vice President Mike Silla, who leads the Skanska USA Mission Critical Center of Excellence.
Todd Reeves has been promoted to Project Executive, where he will support strategic planning, partnering with clients, and differentiating Mission Critical projects. Todd has worked in multiple roles in both preconstruction and operations which provides him with valuable insight into making each unique project successful.
Greg Houle returns to Skanska as a New York-based Project Superintendent, having previously worked for the company from 2010 to 2014. Houle has overseen new construction and retrofit data centers, as well as end of life equipment replacements in active data centers, Greg will play a key role in planning the method of procedures to ensure facilities never experience a single moment of down time when working in an active environment.
Joe Hagne has joined Skanska as a Texas-based Superintendent, bringing eight years of field operations experience, specifically in coordinating and scheduling the trades to maximize efficiency.
Joe Robertson is added to the North Carolina-based team, leveraging two decades of Mission Critical project experience as a Preconstruction Director including Tier II, III and IV data centers and greenfield, adaptive reuse and live facility infrastructure additions. He has also led teams for preconstruction efforts, equipment procurement, construction operations, and commissioning.
Rounding out the additions to the growing team is newly-hired Marketing Manager Kristen Costello. Based in Virginia, and with 12 years in sales and marketing for the A/E/C industry with a concentration in construction, her diverse background of varied project pursuits provides her with a well-rounded approach to developing client relationships as she will help to increase Skanska’s brand awareness in the Mission Critical market and promote best practices across the industry.