TN Ward Company recently announced that Thomas Falvey will assume the role of Vice Chairman and Gary Pergolini will take up the role of President. Additional advancements include; Stephen Quintiliani, Vice President – Operations, and Karla Wursthorn, Vice President – Development & Estimating. John Devecchio, Executive Vice President, and Mark Smith, Vice President – Finance, will maintain their current positions.
Regarding the company’s recent designations, TN Ward Chairman & CEO David Panichi said, “Having just celebrated TN Ward Company’s milestone of 100 years in business, the recent appointments of Tom, Gary, Steve and Karla further solidify TN Ward Company as we enter the next century. These new leadership changes will help ensure the company’s success moving forward while upholding our values and mission.”
Thomas Falvey joined the company in 1998 as a project executive and was appointed President in 2004. In his new role as Vice Chairman, he will assist in providing leadership to the board and supporting the company’s chief executive. Mr. Falvey will also continue to be involved as a project principal on current and future projects.
Gary Pergolini joined TN Ward in 1990 as an estimator/project manager before assuming the role of general superintendent and, most recently, Vice President – Operations, a role he held with the company since 2006. As President, he will oversee the company’s daily operations and take over the position previously held by Mr. Falvey.
Stephen Quintiliani began his career with TN Ward in 1984 as a Cost Control Manager and subsequently became a project manager, senior project manager and project executive. As Vice President – Operations, the position formerly held by Gary Pergolini, Mr. Quintiliani will be responsible for project site activities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.
Karla Wursthorn joined the company in 1998, assuming the dual role of estimator/marketing director – a position she held for 12 years. Since then she has served as Senior Estimator – Preconstruction Services. As Vice President – Development & Estimating, Ms. Wursthorn will govern TN Ward’s Business Development/Marketing and Preconstruction/Estimating groups.