Saunders Announces Key Leadership Changes: Brian Archibald Joins as CFO and Matt Hamann Promoted to Director of Support Services

Posted On: May 28, 2024

Industry Veterans to Drive Innovation and Growth Organization-Wide

Denver, CO – May 28, 2024 – Saunders Construction is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Archibald as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the promotion of Matt Hamann to Director of Support Services. These leadership changes reflect Saunders’ commitment to innovation and growth across the organization.

As CFO, Archibald will lead Saunders’ accounting and finance departments, ensuring the company’s financial strength by optimizing administrative resources and executing financial strategies for an exceptional employee and client experience. His responsibilities will include managing Saunders’ financial platforms, corporate risk management, cultivating key external business partner relationships, providing insights to leadership and project teams, and implementing meaningful innovations.

Archibald brings 17 years of experience in accounting and finance, with a passion for providing insights, problem-solving, and implementing meaningful change. He has managed the financial aspects of multifaceted, global organizations, collaborating with C-Suite executives and boards across construction, software, renewable energy, and public accounting industries. His experience and expertise make him an excellent fit for Saunders.

“I am thrilled to welcome Brian to the Saunders team,” said Greg Schmidt, Chairman and CEO. “His passion for our industry, coupled with his financial acumen and leadership skills, will be invaluable as we continue to grow and innovate. I have no doubt that Brian will make a significant impact on our organization.”

“I am excited to join Saunders and contribute to its community-driven success,” said Archibald. “I look forward to working with the talented teams at Saunders and helping to drive the company forward.”

In addition to welcoming Archibald, Saunders is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matt Hamann to Director of Support Services. In his expanded role, Matt will bring his extensive experience and leadership skills to oversee critical project services, including virtual design, building specialty systems, and design management, to better support our project teams and deliver exceptional client experiences.

Over the past year, Matt has been instrumental in managing the design phase for our Design-Build projects within the Integrated Technologies Group (ITG). His focus on design management strategies and collaborative project delivery has set a new standard for project execution. Moving forward, Matt will work closely with the Preconstruction Services Department during the design phase of many projects, ensuring they begin with comprehensive plans and documents that pave the way for a seamless construction process.

With over 19 years of experience in architecture and construction, including a decade in various roles at Saunders, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success. His combined experiences position him to drive better outcomes for our teams and clients.

“I am excited to work with Matt in his new role,” said Graham Coddington, Vice President. “His leadership and expertise will be invaluable as we strive to provide exceptional experiences for our people and clients.”


About Saunders

Saunders serves the commercial building industry as a full-service general contractor, design-builder and construction manager. A leader in the Colorado construction industry since its inception in 1972, Saunders’ experience includes a wide range of project types. Saunders is one of the region’s largest general contractors and is the recipient of more than 100 industry awards for its construction excellence, employee achievements and community contributions. In addition, Saunders is a member of the Citadel Group – an alliance of seven regional construction-related companies with operations in 19 cities. For additional information, please visit


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