Reynolds Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Building Solutions

Reynolds Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Building Solutions

Marking a quarter century of providing innovative building solutions to public and private clients, Reynolds is celebrating its 25-year anniversary throughout 2019. Established in 1994 to pursue public sector agency construction management opportunities, Reynolds has become a full-service provider of construction, construction management, hybrid construction, restoration, energy, and commissioning and engineering solutions. “Reynolds has achieved this milestone because of the hard work and dedication of our employees and our culture of innovation, flexibility, integrity, and quality,” said David Angle, chief executive officer of Reynolds. “Reynolds’ mission since our inception has been to provide creative building solutions that deliver value to our clients, and our team continues to find new ways to fulfill that promise every day.” The Reynolds Timeline In 1994, with 28 employees and an office in Harrisburg, Reynolds was established as Reynolds Construction Management to provide construction management services in Central Pennsylvania. Three years later, Reynolds expanded its portfolio of services and formed a general construction division that has, over its lifetime, completed over $500 million of at-risk construction. In 1999, Reynolds Consulting Engineers was added to the company to provide clients with consulting services, including commissioning and design engineering. Reynolds Restoration Services was established in 2005 to […]

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Employee Spotlight: David Angle

Meet David Angle, CEO, Reynolds Enterprises As Reynolds celebrates 25 years in 2019, we asked CEO David Angle to reflect on the last two and a half decades with the company. Describe the early days of Reynolds. How many employees were there? When Reynolds was established in 1994, there were 28 employees. Four of those original employees (Jerry Myers, Jeff Merritt, Todd Buzard, and I) still work with Reynolds today. Three others (Damion Spahr, Ken Baker, and Rick Evans) started with Reynolds, left briefly, and came back. What were the company’s first projects? Reynolds Construction Management, as Reynolds was known in 1994, was solely focused on agency construction management until 1998 when Hershey Lodge & Convention Center hired us as construction manager at-risk for a $21 million project. Our first agency CM project was with Cornwall Lebanon School District. [read more about this project here] What roles have you served at Reynolds? Describe your journey to CEO. I have served as project manager, project executive, vice president, and president prior to becoming CEO in 2014. My first project working with Rick Reynolds, the founder of Reynolds Construction Management, was as the project manager at Carbon County Prison. We both worked […]

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Growing Together: Cornwall-Lebanon School District and Reynolds Construction

When Reynolds Construction was established in 1994, the company focused on agency construction management, particularly for public projects in K-12 education. The leadership was committed to helping Pennsylvania school districts realize their construction goals while keeping future growth and education objectives at the forefront of new construction, addition and renovation projects. The first agency construction management project for the firm was for Cornwall-Lebanon School District in Lebanon County, just 35 miles from the Reynolds office in Harrisburg. The District was planning an addition to Union Canal Elementary School to help accommodate the growing student enrollment. “We were excited to have our first agency construction management client,” says Jeffrey Merritt, President of Reynolds Construction. “At the time, I was a sales engineer for the firm, and worked closely with the administration to help the addition project come to fruition. Looking back, this was a flagship project for the firm, and set Reynolds on a path to become long-term partners with the District.” Growing Relationships As Cornwall-Lebanon School District grew over the years, so did the relationship with Reynolds. After the renovation project at Union Canal Elementary, the District focused on a new elementary school that would have higher capacities for students […]

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