DAN DRAKE

SR. PROJECT MANAGER

 

HIS ROLE

Dan is responsible for overseeing the entire construction process, working closely with clients, architects and subcontractors to effectively estimate, schedule tasks, meet deadlines and deliver projects on budget.

HIS BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Dan has always been interested in the idea of creating something from nothing. He carried this interest through college and studied civil engineering at the University of Michigan with the goal of working in the construction industry. Dan began his career in ground up construction before moving over to the fast paced world of tenant improvements. He eventually joined Skyline and was drawn to the firm’s relationship-based approach that places the utmost importance on its people and its clients.

HIS MANAGEMENT STYLE

Dan believes that successful companies are made up of strong teams, and strong teams are made up of driven, inspired individuals. As a leader he strives to empower his team by first developing a solid level of trust. His goal is to ensure team members feel valued and confident to make their own decisions and feel comfortable to ask for guidance when needed. He believes that great teams are made up of dedicated, supportive, goal-focused, reliable individuals who communicate effectively and ultimately have fun working together.

HIS INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Dan enjoys keeping active by working out, jogging, playing hockey or golf, biking, hiking and snowboarding. He also enjoys traveling, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures.