Balfour Beatty Construction names new Vice President of Operations

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Nancy Novak is the new Vice President of Operations at Balfour Beatty Construction US.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:45am

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August 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Long-time construction industry veteran Nancy Novak has been named the new national Vice President of Operations for Balfour Beatty Construction. In this role, Novak will be a key resource in assessing and strengthening the company’s ability to scale knowledge and bring national consistency to strong, existing operating standards.

“I am excited to have Nancy join our team and help lead the company on our journey to become a true learning organization where collaboration and leverage for the benefit of our people and our partners are the norm,” said Mark Konchar, the company’s Chief of Enterprise Development.

With more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, Novak brings extensive expertise in oversight and responsibility for client budgetary and quality goals met through contract terms, financial planning, risk management, design management, procurement, cost evaluations, aggressive scheduling management, and resource planning.

Prior to joining Balfour Beatty, Novak was an executive with Hensel Phelps Construction Company. She is heavily involved in organizations that lead the way for technology advancement in the construction industry, and she is an advocate for women’s leadership. Her passion for advancing women in business occurs through organizations like Women In Government Relations (WGR), Women Construction Owners and Executives (WCOE), the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI), and the Sewall-Belmont House in Washington, D.C.

Novak holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management from San Diego State University.

About Balfour Beatty Construction

An industry leader for more than 80 years, Balfour Beatty Construction provides general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sector.  With more than 2,400 employees across the U.S., the company has been cited as a Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering News-Record, and as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® by FORTUNE magazine, four years in a row. The company is part of London-based Balfour Beatty plc, a global infrastructure services business operating in more than 80 countries, with a worldwide commitment to providing assets that help societies function, develop, and thrive.  To learn more about the company, visit or look for BalfourBeattyUS on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.