The Resolute Annual event was held this season at the Carolina Inn located in Chapel Hill on Saturday, January 21st. The reception began at 6 with a brief open bar and an ice breaker game designed to get everyone engaged followed by a buffet dinner at 7. A wonderful review of 2016 was given by CEO Randy Grubb, as well as an employee recognition and thanks from Dave Anna for their years of dedicated service.
A topping off celebration was held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at The Brannan construction site to thank all who have been involved with the project up to this point – owner, designers, contractor, subcontractors, etc. The well attended event was catered by Bill Ellis’ Barbecue out of Wilson, NC, who provided a cooked on-site barbecue luncheon. The celebration also included the traditional beam signing.
We are pleased to announce that Mark Anna has transitioned to a Resolute permanent hire this month after completing the Construction Management, B.S. program at ECU. Mark will be assigned as an Estimator and will work with our estimating team on several project pursuits. Building Better!
Please join in welcoming new hire Doug Kirk to the Resolute team. Doug will be supervising construction on the recently awarded SECU project in Hillsborough as our on-site Superintendent.
Resolute was awarded the contract in January for the construction of a new SECU branch office in Hillsborough. Work began Monday, January 30th.
We are pleased to announce that Claire Staley joined our team earlier this month. Claire is a Project Manager and will be working with Matt on The Station project as it begins final preparation to start construction in February. Welcome, Claire.
We are pleased to announce that Matt Berry joined our team in September as Project Manager and began working with Kim finalizing the details for The Station contract. Matt will be the Project Manager for this project located in Morrisville, scheduled to begin in February. Building Better!
Participating in the Toys for Tots program this year for the second time, we will have our annual Toys for Tots box in the office lobby thru Friday, December 16, 2016. Last year we were able to fill up the box with everyone’s contributions, so let’s do the same, or better, this year. Thank you for thinking of those that are less fortunate this time of year.
We are pleased to announce that we will have a new Project Manager, Nathan Radcliff, joining us December 12, 2016. He will be the Project Manager assigned to the Fayetteville Airport project and will work with Page Martin to get this project up and running. Nathan will manage the project from the jobsite trailer. Chris Forsythe will be the on-site Superintendent with Dan Shields, Senior Superintendent, supervising.
The Fayetteville Airport project is in the final stages of VE analysis and pricing. The Architect informed us last week that we should have a contract in place and an NTP on the project on/about 2/1/17.
This is another landmark project for our company, so keep your eyes and ears open as the team starts engaging.
We are pleased to announce Aimee Heath has been assigned as the “Office Manager” for the company. Aimee will continue to perform her current duties and is available to help on all special projects or when needed to support any project team. Congratulations Aimee!
We are pleased to announce that we have added a new Superintendent to our team. – Andy Atkins started on Monday, 11/28/16, and will be overseeing the push towards the scheduled completion for the M. C. Benton renovation project, finish date projected for May 2017.
Last fall at Resolute, we upgraded our construction management software to the web based Procore. This fall, in addition to adding fiber internet services, we upgraded our office phone system as well. An Atcom product user for over 30 years, Resolute, was still using our original Atcom voice messaging products from the early 1980’s! On Monday, November 28, 2016 we officially implemented our new Atcom VoIP phone system.
Resolute’s Family Fall Outing took place on Saturday, November 19th at UNC Chapel Hill for a tailgate and the UNC vs Citadel football game, as the continuing Indian Summer provided excellent football weather. The tailgate spot was almost at the very top of the Bell Tower parking deck, with a perfect view of the pre-game festivities at the Bell Tower Park as well as a limited view of the playing field.
Philip and his wife Mary welcomed a new healthy, 7 lb 6 oz baby girl into their family on September 29, 2016. Join us in congratulating Philip, Mary and 3 year old Addie on the arrival of Anna Marshall. Philip is currently the Project Manager for the Garner Town Hall and Wake Chapel Christian Church projects.
In honor of the summer Olympics, the monthly superintendent meeting for August was a bowling event held at AMF Durham Lanes. All Resolute staff was invited to attend and participate in the bowling immediately following an abbreviated superintendent meeting. August staff birthdays were acknowledged at this event as well.