Leadership Defined: Five Clark Employees Recognized as Regional Top Young Professionals

March 16, 2020

Leadership Defined: Five Clark Employees Recognized as Regional Top Young Professionals

At Clark Construction, growth and development opportunities for the Clark team are practically endless. From day one, team members are encouraged to make an immediate impact on and off the jobsite, hone their leadership skills, and grow their careers.

In that spirit, Clark is pleased to announce that Engineering News-Record (ENR) has recognized five employees as 2020 Top Young Professionals in their regions. The awards program honors individuals who have built extraordinary industry careers in a short amount of time; judging criteria includes industry expertise, leadership, and community service.

ENR Mid-Atlantic

David Barritt-Flatt
Vice President, Clark Construction

David leads a team that is enhancing the client experience with Clark throughout a project lifecycle. David has an incredibly diverse background through his 15-year tenure at Clark. His work over the years has included engineering, architecture, construction management, project development and estimating, contract management, real estate development, strategy, planning, research and development, and strategic investment management.

David believes strongly in investing in the growth of others around him, both internally at Clark and outside of the organization. For over a decade, David has taught courses through Clark’s internal training programs. Additionally, David is an adjunct professor in the George Washington University’s real estate program and a guest lecturer at Cornell University’s Civil Engineering department. David has also spent the last 15 years supporting DC SCORES, a non-profit dedicated to helping children in the underserved areas of Washington, DC.

ENR Northwest

Mannie Barnes
Construction Executive, Atkinson Construction

Mannie is currently working on the I-5/Steilacoom-DuPont Road to Thorne Lane Corridor Improvements project. Since joining the Atkinson team after graduating from Central Washington University, Mannie has helped deliver some of the Pacific Northwest’s most complex highway and bridge infrastructure projects including I-405 in Bellevue and Renton, I-5 in Everett, SR 167 in Auburn, and I-10/I-110 in downtown Los Angeles.

Mannie is passionate about promoting a safe workplace environment and working to mitigate highway worker safety incidents. In addition to being a graduate of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals, he also is a member of the local and national industry groups.  Mannie is an active mentor for the University of Washington’s construction management program, leads a young men’s group through his local church, and coaches youth flag football.

Brandon Dully
Vice President, Atkinson Construction

Brandon leads the procurement of new work and the smooth delivery of road, light rail, public infrastructure, and bridge projects in the Pacific Northwest. Since joining Atkinson in 2010, he has managed many design-build projects in the Puget Sound area, along with several emergency response projects – including the I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapse and the SR-530 Oso mudslide. Brandon takes pride in the strong relationships he has with clients, trade contractors, and unions, and believes firmly that his team is a reflection of his leadership.

Brandon is deeply integrated in the industry and community through a number of local and national organizations, including the Associated General Contractors of Washington, the Washington Department of Transportation, Communities in School, and Habitat for Humanity. He also serves on the Washington State University Construction Engineering Advisory Board.

ENR California

Jamie Gilman
Vice President, Clark Construction

Jamie began her career in 2002 as an intern with Clark. In her current role, Jamie oversees construction of the new academic building at UC Hastings, as well as the development and delivery of projects in the Bay Area. Jamie relocated from Clark’s Mid-Atlantic Region to San Francisco in 2010 to work on design management for Stanford Hospital. Since then, she has overseen the construction of the 150 Van Ness Apartment Complex; delivered in 20 months, it is the fastest residential project that Clark has ever built. Jamie also oversaw the Bowles Hall renovation at UC Berkeley – a refurbishment of the oldest residential hall in the United States that was delivered 18 days early.

With an incredible passion for teaching, Jamie has long worked to contribute to the growth of the next generation of Clark leaders. For more than a decade, Jamie has helped create and teach training courses and programs for Clark employees and small business owners. In addition to her involvement in internal Clark programs, Jamie also volunteers with the San Francisco chapter of Rebuilding Together and makes time to regularly volunteer at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.

ENR Southeast

Tim Lamson
Vice President, Clark Construction

Tim currently oversees Clark’s operations in Nashville. In 2018, Tim relocated to Tennessee to join the Nashville Yards project team and further solidify Clark’s long-term building presence in Nashville.

A Clark homegrown talent, Tim has worked on complex, high-profile projects throughout the eastern half of the United States, including McCormick Place Marriott Marquis, CityCenter DC, and the University of Connecticut Ambulatory Care Center. With a passion for investing in strong project teams and the future growth of Clark, Tim has taken part in several Clark initiatives on a national level.

Outside of Clark, Tim has helped to foster a growing relationship between the project team at Nashville Yards and Luke 14:12, a non-profit soup kitchen in Nashville where the team serves lunch twice per month. Tim has also served as a Big Brother mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area.