(Englewood, Colo.) – July 22, 2021 – Saunders Construction, Inc., a leading general contractor in Colorado, announced the promotion of Dale Schneider to Vice President of Saunders Construction, Inc., overseeing its Saunders Express business unit. The Saunders Express team specializes in delivering the full spectrum of tenant improvement and healthcare projects.
Schneider’s responsibilities include the oversight and management of Saunders Express’s business plan and operations, implementing strategic goals, and building strong community and client relationships. Saunders Express was previously led by Ryan Balakas, who now oversees Saunders Norwood Construction, a newly formed partnership, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Balakas and Schneider will continue to work together to ensure a seamless transition while collaborate on key business initiatives.
Schneider, who previously served as Saunders’ preconstruction director, has been with the company for over 14 years. He has served in many roles across the business including preconstruction, operations and concrete services. Schneider’s experience complements an already strong and established leadership team within Saunders Express. This group also focuses on renovation and new construction projects ranging from $50,000 to over $15 million for private, non-profit, municipal, education, lab, research and institutional clients. In the last five years, the Saunders Express division has successfully completed in excess of $500 million in Denver metro region projects.
“Schneider has done an excellent job guiding our preconstruction group towards the future including harnessing data analytics and visualizations to help our customers reduce project timelines and make informed decisions. His collaborative, servant leadership approach is a true reflection of the Saunders culture and his commitment to continuous improvement makes him the right choice to lead Saunders Express,” said Justin Cooper, Saunders president. “Dale’s joining a highly capable Express team that has been on a growth trajectory for some time, and I look forward to seeing this team continue to deliver an exceptional client experience for our Express partners.”