Harrisburg, PA – Reynolds announced today that Mike Arnold joins Reynolds Construction, LLC., a division of Reynolds Enterprises, Inc., as Vice President of Construction Management Services. In this newly created position, Arnold will be responsible for preconstruction and construction services for Reynolds’ projects across the state and will work out of the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He comes to us as Principal/Executive Director of Construction Services for CannonDesign in Pittsburgh and has 31 years of extensive experience in all aspects of design and construction. In addition to his tenure at CannonDesign, Arnold also worked for Foreman Program and Construction Managers, as an owner and lead executive for construction management services for projects throughout PA, OH and NJ for nearly two decades. Throughout his career, Arnold has been responsible for more than 175 projects, valued at more than $5 billion. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the Reynolds team,” said Jeffrey Merritt, President of Reynolds Construction and partner of Reynolds Enterprises. “His construction management experience, particularly in K-12 public schools, and a deep understanding of western PA adds strength to our efforts in that market.” Additionally, Arnold is deeply committed to community service and regularly invests time to working with future […]
King of Prussia, PA — In recognition of his leadership, Reynolds Restoration Services (RRS) has promoted Shawn Ostrich to senior project manager. In this role, he will focus on large loss projects in the greater Philadelphia area, mentor staff, and continue to make a positive impact on RRS’s operations. “Since joining RRS last year as a project manager, Shawn has proven to be a leader who effectively resolves the financial, emotional, and time-related challenges of losses,” said Anthony Worrall, president of RRS. “His vast knowledge of construction practices, excellent project management, and strong commitment to safety take our team to a higher level of excellence.” Ostrich graduated from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and has 27 years of experience. He previously owned a home building business for which he received several awards from the Home Builders Association. In addition, he has restored multiple structures in the Philadelphia area, from a four-story business to complete rebuilds of fire-damaged homes. He is OSHA 30-Hour certified. About Reynolds Restoration Services Reynolds Restoration Services is the premier disaster restoration and reconstruction company in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland service areas. Our qualified and dedicated staff are always on call to respond to […]
Harrisburg, PA — To continue to meet the needs of its growing client base, Reynolds Restoration Services (RRS) has hired Ryan Kirce as director of operations. In this role, he will oversee day-to-day operation of the company, including field operations, project management, and estimating. “Ryan is a trailblazer who brings tremendous energy and a keen business acumen to our company,” said Anthony Worrall, president of RRS. “He aggressively pursues new ways to improve efficiency and drive business, and we’re excited to see how he’ll elevate the way we serve our clients.” Kirce brings several years of business development and project management experience to RRS. He has been engaged in commercial property improvement and renovation projects, most notably championing the planning and build-out of the commercial property business line of a national retailer. He also maintained a coaching and consulting business and was assistant vice president of a national disaster recovery company, where he managed a business development team using a customer-centric, performance-driven approach. Kirce studied political science while attending Tallahassee Community College. He is a member of International Facility Management Association, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Disaster Recovery Institute, and Community Association Institute. About Reynolds Restoration Services Reynolds Restoration Services […]
Harrisburg, PA — Reynolds has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania again. The survey and awards program identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in Pennsylvania. Placement on the list is based on an evaluation of the company as well as employees’ responses to a confidential survey measuring pay and benefits, work environment, and corporate culture. Reynolds offers employees a robust benefits program, continuing education opportunities, service recognition awards, and social events such as holiday parties, summer picnics, and river cruises. The company also holds an employee appreciation week filled with prizes, snacks, motivational speakers, and opportunities to enjoy time together outside of the work environment. “We’re honored to be recognized as a company that works hard but also knows how to kick up our heels,” said David Angle, CEO of Reynolds. “Our employees make Reynolds a great place to work, and we enjoy celebrating their successes and the outstanding work they do for our clients.” Reynolds will be recognized at an awards banquet on November 30, 2017, at the Lancaster County Convention Center.
Harrisburg, PA — Reynolds, a full-service building solutions provider based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is providing agency construction management services for the expansion of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) headquarters in downtown Harrisburg. Designed by Murray Associates Architects, the new eight-story tower addition and tie-in to the renovation of a three-story historic building will add approximately 39,700 square feet to the agency’s headquarters. Natural lighting and a highly efficient heating and cooling system, as well as flexible seating and meeting options, will enhance staff comfort. Designed to achieve LEED Platinum and Passive House certifications, the addition incorporates best practices to optimize resource consumption, such as a 36-panel photovoltaic system to derive energy from the sun, a living roof to decrease runoff, and electrochromic glass that tints on demand to reduce glare and light pollution. With the incorporation of a host of sustainable elements, the net-zero building will produce as much energy as it consumes. “We’re excited to be a part of this cutting-edge building,” said David Angle, CEO of Reynolds. “As one of the first office buildings designed to achieve Passive House certification, its occupants will enjoy greater comfort and superb indoor air quality.” Reynolds served as construction manager at-risk […]
Mifflintown, PA – On August 22, members of the board, administration, principals, teachers, and students of the Juniata County School District participated in a groundbreaking ceremony at Fermanagh-Mifflintown and Monroe Elementary Schools as construction gets underway for the school consolidation initiative. John Breneman, a member of Senator Jake Corman’s office, also attended to represent the senator’s support of a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development Multimodal Transportation Program. By consolidating eight schools into three, the district will offer improved programming to their students and achieve significant operational and construction cost savings. Lackawanna-Tuscarora Elementary School will be maintained, while nearly 150,000 square feet will be added to Fermanagh-Mifflintown and Monroe Elementary Schools. Reynolds is the program manager and JPD Architects, LLC, is the architect. “Equity throughout the district is one of the items that the consolidation will address,” said Keith Yarger, superintendent of the school district, who noted that some classes are as small as 12 students while others have as many as 28. “By joining the schools together, we will have class sizes that will be more equitable across the district.” Yarger described additional advantages to the consolidation, such as bright and inviting libraries and […]
Harrisburg, PA — Reynolds announced sponsorship of the PA Housing and Finance Agency (PAHF) and U.S. Green Building Council Central PA Chapter’s Icehouse Demonstration Project, a project aimed at bringing attention to the energy efficiency and cost effectiveness of high performance building solutions, that was unveiled this morning on the Capitol steps. The demonstration project consisted of the construction of two 8’x8’x8’ icehouses; one built to 2009 International Energy Conservation Code, the code requirement here in PA and the other to above-code, or high performance standards. Members of the Reynolds team, led by Vice President of Pre-Construction Services, Todd Buzard, LEED AP built the icehouses and assisted with the placement of them on the staircase at the Capitol. Each structure has large blocks of ice inside and the temperature and ice melt will be closely monitored for the next three weeks. Deemed “Demonstration Day”, the icehouses were unveiled this morning at a press conference and our CEO, David S. Angle was asked to offer some remarks.
Harrisburg, PA — With more than 26 combined years of service to Reynolds, David Hickey, PE, LEED AP, CEM, HFDP, CxA, CCP, and Michael Conchilla, PE, CEM, ASHRAE BEAP, have been promoted to recognize their substantial contributions to the company. Hickey has been promoted to vice president of Reynolds Consulting Engineers, Inc., a division of Reynolds that offers building commissioning and engineering design. In this role, he will lead all commissioning and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design services. He had previously served for 18 years as commissioning agent, senior systems engineer, and senior mechanical engineer, and has a total of 22 years of industry experience. Hickey is a graduate of Penn State University and holds multiple certifications for commissioning and engineering, including Certified Energy Manager, Certified Commissioning Authority, Certified Commissioning Professional, and Healthcare Facility Design Professional. Conchilla is now vice president of Reynolds Energy Services, Inc., Reynolds’ energy efficient construction division. He previously served the company for eight years as project development engineer and director of project development, and has a total of 23 years of industry experience. Conchilla holds a bachelor of architectural engineering from Penn State University and a master of science in civil/architectural engineering from the […]
Harrisburg, PA — Reynolds, a leader in K-12 school construction services, was selected by the School District of Philadelphia to provide agency construction management services for a new replacement school at Solomon Solis Cohen Elementary School in Philadelphia. The school currently holds approximately 1,300 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Design of the new school is underway, and construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2018. Reynolds will provide preconstruction and construction phase services and building commissioning. About Reynolds With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Reynolds is a full-service building solutions provider with a wide array of service offerings to our clients, including construction, construction management, restoration, energy, and commissioning and engineering. At Reynolds, it is our goal to become the first contact for all building solutions. Throughout the course of a relationship with our clients, we strive to resolve each and every issue as it arises, so that our clients end up with a high quality project that meets their needs…every time. Contact: Amy Meadows 717.238.5737 ext. 183
HARRISBURG, PA — Following a year of increased construction activity, Reynolds is expanding their senior management team to meet growing demand in general construction and energy performance contracting services. Construction professionals Andrew Cecere, EIT, CPC, LEED AP, and James Paschke, CHC, CPC, LEED AP, have joined Reynolds, and Timothy Werner, HCC, LEED AP BD+C, was promoted as part of Reynolds’ growth plan. Cecere, the director of construction operations, is filling a new role that will oversee day-to-day operation of at-risk construction. He is returning to Central Pennsylvania after 13 years in the metro Washington, DC, area, where he managed projects such as a new $55 million, 256,000-square-foot high school and a $13 million multi-phased building renovation. He holds a bachelor of architectural engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Building Enclosure Council. He is a Certified Professional Constructor and a LEED Accredited Professional. Paschke, senior project manager for healthcare construction, brings 28 years of experience to the Reynolds team. He holds a bachelor of architectural engineering and construction management from The Pennsylvania State University and is a Certified Healthcare Constructor, Certified Professional Constructor, and LEED Accredited Professional. He previously worked for Reynolds, where he managed […]