As director of development services for VanTrust, Brad Kendall works closely with the development team to plan, direct, coordinate and oversee the successful delivery of VanTrust projects. Brad is highly involved with procurement and oversight of third-party designers, engineers, consultants and commercial contractors.
With a background in architecture, construction and real estate development, Brad draws upon a multi-faceted view of the industry. Over his career, Brad has managed construction projects throughout the country and has set himself apart by showcasing expertise in various areas related to design, project management, scope procurement, and contract negotiations.
Prior to joining VanTrust, Brad spent nine years as the senior project manager for a national operator of skilled nursing facilities. He has also spent ten years as a project manager for a regional general contractor/developer and six years as a project manager for a national owner/developer of assisted living facilities. Brad also worked in the architectural industry for several years. Brad’s commercial construction and development experience includes a variety of product types, including medical, institutional, research & development, multi-family, office and retail.