Director, Development Services |
As Director of Development Services in the Columbus office of VanTrust, Brad Kendall works closely with the development team to plan, direct, coordinate and oversee the successful delivery of projects. Brad is highly involved with procurement and oversight of third-party designers, engineers, consultants and commercial contractors.
Brad’s background in architecture, construction, and real estate development gives him a multifaceted perspective on the industry. Throughout his career, Brad has managed construction projects across the country and has distinguished himself by demonstrating expertise in various areas related to design, project management, scope procurement, and contract negotiations.
Prior to joining VanTrust, Brad served as the senior project manager for a national operator of skilled nursing facilities for nine years. In addition, he has served as a project manager for a regional general contractor/developer for ten years and for a national owner/developer of assisted living facilities for six years. Furthermore, Brad worked in the architectural field for several years. Brad’s experience in commercial construction and development encompasses a wide range of product types, including medical, institutional, research & development, industrial, multi-family, office, and retail.